Neighborhood Story, Vol. 1

Ai Yazawa (author)


Neighborhood Story series

Original price was: £19.99.Current price is: £13.99.

“Neighborhood Story, Vol. 1” is a vibrant tale of Mikako Koda, an aspiring fashion designer at Yazawa Arts Academy. Navigating friendship, love, and ambition, Mikako and her friends face challenges in the fashion world. A heartwarming story of dreams, love, and perseverance from the creator of “Nana.”

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Number of pages: 312

Published: 18 January 2024

SKU: 9781974740895 Category:


Dive into the vibrant and aspiring world of fashion with “Neighborhood Story, Vol. 1,” a captivating tale of dreams, friendship, and the unexpected twists of love. From the acclaimed creator of “Nana,” this first volume introduces readers to Mikako Koda, a dynamic and spirited teenager with a burning passion for fashion design.

In her ambitious journey to conquer the fashion industry, Mikako enrolls at the prestigious Yazawa Arts Academy. Her path intertwines with that of Tsutomu, her childhood friend who has always been more like a brother than a love interest. Together, they navigate the complexities of high school life and the competitive world of fashion. However, as Tsutomu unexpectedly rises to fame due to his striking resemblance to a rock star, he starts dating the most popular girl in school, igniting a whirlwind of emotions in Mikako.

As she grapples with her newfound feelings of jealousy and confusion, Mikako doesn’t lose sight of her ultimate goal. She forms a club with Tsutomu and other friends, channeling her creative energy into designing and selling clothes at a local flea market. But their venture is not without challenges. Tensions rise and relationships are tested as they prepare for their big day at the market.

“Neighborhood Story, Vol. 1” is not just a story about fashion and fame; it’s a heartwarming coming-of-age journey that explores the essence of friendship, the complexities of young love, and the relentless pursuit of dreams. With its engaging narrative, relatable characters, and a vivid depiction of the fashion world, this book is a must-read for fans of drama, romance, and inspiring stories of ambition. Join Mikako and her friends as they stitch together their dreams in this beautifully woven tale.

Additional information

Weight 430 g
Dimensions 21 × 14.6 × 2.3 cm