Read the best-selling sequel to AKRU’s award-winning manga collection Scrolls of a Northern City, bringing you even more page-turning tales of magic and human intrigue from the Café Bai-Hua-Tang. Conflicts of love, responsibility, and greed erupt in and around this imaginary center of intellectual life in 1930’s Taipei as people fight for what makes them happy, often against the will of parents, bosses, and enemies. All the while, the inscrutable cafe owner looks on, only stepping in when his magic is most needed.
Following on the heels of Scrolls of a Northern City, which won international manga awards in Taiwan and Japan, this sequel sold over ten thousand copies in three weeks after it appeared. Dive into this latest installment of AKRU’s wildly popular series, and experience firsthand the author’s signature blend of subtle fantasy and genuine romance.