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Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Series

by Masume Yoshitmoto

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Volume 2

by Masume Yoshitmoto

$11.95

144 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-52-2

Published: 2016

Machi is 14 years old and has spent her whole life in the Touhoku Mountains as a miko. Raised alongside a talking bear, Natsu, she knows nothing of modern life. But, she’s enthralled with its mysteries and determined to figure them out. Natsu attempts to prepare her for the trials and tribulations she will face entering the fast-paced city in this comical coming of age story of a backwoods girl in Japan.

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Volume 1

by Masume Yoshitmoto

$11.95

160 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-53-9

Published: 2016

Machi is 14 years old and has spent her whole life in the Touhoku Mountains as a miko. Raised alongside a talking bear, Natsu, she knows nothing of modern life. But, she’s enthralled with its mysteries and determined to figure them out. Natsu attempts to prepare her for the trials and tribulations she will face entering the fast-paced city in this comical coming of age story of a backwoods girl in Japan.

Author Profile

Masume Yoshimoto, originally from Niigata Prefecture, won the 6th Annual Niigata Manga Prize in 2003. Masume also won the Maya Mineo Excellence Award at an early age. However, in 2013, Masume made a professional debut in Monthly Comic Flapper magazine with Kuma Miko. Kuma Miko has since become a massive hit. In 2016, an animated series adaptation was officially announced.