Ocean of Secrets, V.1 Manga by Sophie-chan
Diamond Book Distributors
Comics & Graphic Novels , Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date 16 May 2017
Ocean of Secrets, Sophie-chan’s manga debut, is delightful. As it is only the first volume, it introduces the premise but doesn’t go deep into the story. There are three floating kingdoms where magic is an Integral part of life. A decade ago, a queen was murdered and her daughter lost. Since that time, Moria and Al have lived on a flying ship, evading capture and seeking the truth. Chance brings the rescue of Lia, a human orphan caught in the ocean during the storm. Life becomes far more complicated for Lia in a world where magic is essential to survive.
The artistry is good, but not exceptional. The story progresses a bit too quickly, but I believe that is because Sophie-chan is using this as a prelude. From here there are really two possibilities - the story develops more depth and complexity (I hope)...