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  • Published: 29 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781949980875
  • Imprint: Vertical Inc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $25.99

Pretty Boy Detective Club , volume 2



From the renowed author NISIOISIN, the creator of BAKEMONOGATARI, Zaregoto Series and KATANAGATARI.Comes a new, innovative mystery series, Pretty Boy Detectives Club!

Mayumi Doujima, a second-year student at Yubiwa Private Academy, is a girl on the hunt for a star that can only be seen once in every ten years. But it turns out that the "Pretty Boy Detective Club"--a mysterious, non-profit organization that is rumored to secretly solve trouble on campus--has decided to help Mayumi search for the star. These five vivacious pretty boys send her reeling, and set the stage for days of risky adventure!

  • Published: 29 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781949980875
  • Imprint: Vertical Inc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $25.99

About the author

NISIOISIN

There are few authors in Japan who have reached the heights of success as NISIOISIN . Born in 1981, Nisio dropped out of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, to pursue a career in story-telling. Initially he had ambitions to be a comic artist, but when he realized his art was not up to snuff, he began to focus on his writing, eventually winning the 23rd Mephisto Prize, for Decapitation(Vertical) recognizing his talents as a mystery writer, at the age of 20. Since his debut in 2002 Nisio has penned more than 50 novels and a number of comics. And he has quickly become one of Japan’s top selling author’s in recent memory with more than 5 million units sold since 2009. In 2014, as in 2012, he was the top selling author in Japan (outselling Haruki Murakami by more than half a million units).

Nishio’s works often cover themes of youth, but are framed in genres that are familiar to the masses. His works tend to mix mystery with comedy and touches or romance and/or the supernatural. He is a modern author in every sense, sometimes even experiementing with the Japanese language itself. Many of his works have been adapted into animated television series and films. His best known works are the Monogatari series and Katanagatari.

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