Mermaid Saga #3-4: The Village of the Fighting Fish by Rumiko Takahashi
Mermaid Saga / 22nd March 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4 – The Village of the Fighting Fish Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts This immediately isn’t one of my favorites stories in the series. While two of the characters are pretty cool, it doesn’t really have the same horror feel as the other tales. The tone and setting comes across similar to Takahashi’s other series, “Inuyasha.” It also seems weird she’d do a story about Yuta’s past, long before Mana was in the picture, as the immediate second tale after the opening two parts. I’m not sure how you’re gonna feel about this one, Wing. I don’t think you’ll like the ending, but I do think you’ll like the bad guy. [Wing: It does seem like a strange choice to do a backstory so soon after the series begins.] READ AT DEVIL’S ELBOW