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  • Published: 9 July 2024
  • ISBN: 9798888772454
  • Imprint: Kodansha
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $39.99

The Fable Omnibus 2 (Vol. 3-4)



One hitman is feared above all in Japan: the killing machine known as "The Fable." But is he really a tough guy or more of a...weirdo? After a particularly lucrative spree necessitates a break from his life of crime, the Fable faces his hardest assignment ever: living as a normal guy, with a cover story, an apartment, and a pet parrot!

It's Way of the Househusband minus the wife and kid, plus one adorable, friendly bird, topped off with a whole lotta blood! 
Inspired the new anime.

Omnibus edition includes Vol. 3-4.

One hitman is feared above all in Japan: the killing machine known as "The Fable." But is he really a tough guy or more of a...weirdo? After a particularly lucrative spree necessitates a break from his life of crime, the Fable faces his hardest assignment ever: living as a normal guy, with a cover story, an apartment, and a pet parrot!

It's Way of the Househusband minus the wife and kid, plus one adorable, friendly bird, topped off with a whole lotta blood! 
Inspired the new anime.

Omnibus edition includes Vol. 3-4.

A HITMAN ON HIATUS!

The deadliest man in Japan has a new mission: Take a yearlong break, and don't kill anybody. After getting a pet parrot, "Akira Sato" (not his real name) is at a loss. What do normal people do? They get a job, right? So the Fable musters his courage, writes a resume, and promptly discovers that job interviews are much trickier than they seem. Practically by divine luck, a neighbor gets him a job at a design company. But how long will the underworld let a legendary assassin slave away at a 9-to-5?

  • Published: 9 July 2024
  • ISBN: 9798888772454
  • Imprint: Kodansha
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $39.99

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Praise for The Fable Omnibus 2 (Vol. 3-4)

"Akin to Grosse Pointe Blank, or In Bruges... This sort of deliciously dry comedy...is absolutely something I can see myself looking to read more of." -Anime News Network

"Another manga to love... This surprisingly wild, funny and action-packed manga is about a hitman who’s been told to lay low for a year, but ends up messing up the assignment through no fault of his own." -Mangasplaining

Praise for the film
"All the esoteric elements come together nicely, with some large scale set-pieces that are world class." -The Reel Bits