Ceres: Celestial Legend, Vol. 5
Hell hath no fury like a heavenly maiden.
Horror, Comedy, and Romance Made in Heaven
Yuu Watase, the immensely popular writer/artist of the shôjo (girl's) fantasy smash Fushigi Yûgi: The Mysterious Play, has turned her creativity and wry sense of humor to the horror genre with her anime/manga hit Ceres: Celestial Legend. Aya thought she was a normal teenager until she discovered that she can transform into a vastly powerful “heavenly maiden” named Ceres...But Ceres is furious and out for revenge!
Grandfather Mikage is the head of the extended Mikage family as well as the leader of the multinational conglomerate, Mikage International. His family has maintained great power and wealth under his strict rule--creating a regime founded on a belief in supernatural magic and ritual murder. Grandfather Mikage has selected his grandson, Aki, to lead the family into the future. But, his chosen successor may have more in store for the family than Grandpa bargained for...
About the Author
Yuu Watase debuted in the Shôjo Comic manga anthology in 1989. She won the 43rd Shogakukan Manga Award with Ceres: Celestial Legend. One of her most famous works is Fushigi Yûgi, a series that has inspired the prequel Fushigi Yûgi: Genbu Kaiden. In 2008, Arata: The Legend started serialization in Weekly Shonen Sunday.