The Strange Tale of Panorama Island

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The Strange Tale of Panorama Island
(Panorama-tō Kitan)
Written by Suehiro Maruo
Published by Enterbrain
English publisher Last Gasp
Published February 25, 2008
Volumes 1
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The Strange Tale of Panorama Island (パノラマ島綺譚 Panorama-tō Kitan?) is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Suehiro Maruo and based on a 1926 novella of the same name by Edogawa Ranpo.[1] The manga adaptation was published in English by Last Gasp on July 1, 2013.[2]


Japanese mystery and suspense author Edogawa Ranpo originally serialized his novella The Strange Tale of Panorama Island in the October 1926 issue of Shinseinen.[3]


It won the New Artist Prize at the 13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2009[4] and it is nominated for Best Adaptation from Another Medium at the 2014 Eisner Awards.[5]


  1. ^ "Panorama Island Manga Coming in English 'in a Few Months'". Anime News Network. 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "North American Anime, Manga Releases, June 30-July 6". Anime News Network. 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  3. ^ Ranpo, Edogawa (December 31, 2012). Strange Tale of Panorama Island. Translated by Elaine Kazu Gerbert. University of Hawaii Press. pp. ix–xxiii. ISBN 978-0-8248-3703-7. 
  4. ^ "13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Winners Announced (Updated)". Anime News Network. 2009-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  5. ^ "Suehiro Maruo's The Strange Tale of Panorama Island Manga Nominated for Eisner Award". Anime News Network. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 

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