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Breathe Deeply - a new graphic novel from One Peace Books

Date: 2011 October 26 16:11

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We've received details of a new manga title just out. Breath Deeply is a controversial medical thriller with a dash of romance. It's written by the husband and wife team known as Doton Yamaaki. Published in English by One Peace Books the company suggest readers forget what they know about manga when approaching this title. It's out now from your favourite book sellers.

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Update: We've now have a reviewed Breathe Deeply.

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Press release as follows:

Breathe Deeply - Yamaaki Doton

One Peace Books Announces the Upcoming Release of Breathe Deeply

Breathe Deeply will be available nationwide on October 15, 2011

NEW YORK, NY – One Peace Books announces the upcoming release of Breathe Deeply (ISBN: 978-1-935548-07-2, Trade Paper, 472 pages, $16.95, Category: Graphic Fiction, available wherever fine books are sold).

Breathe Deeply begs readers to forget what they know about manga. This exhilarating piece of graphic fiction will leave the reader with no alternative but to judge it on its own merits. Award-winning manga-ka team Doton Yamazaki broke the mold when they created this controversial medical thriller, and it will break your heart every time you read it.

A battle ensues over life and death, belief and science, ethics and progress. Two boys, Sei and Oishi, fall madly in love for Yuko. Her loss wreaks havoc in their young lives as bitter memories cease to fade and their tender hearts cling to the dream where debilitating illness disappears in the face of science. But, what would happen if they discovered all they believed was a lie? Will mercy and love prevail?
This exhilarating masterpiece of graphic fiction will force you to forget what you know about manga.

Doton Yamaaki is the name for a husband and wife storytelling team. Together they have won numerous awards for graphic fiction, including the Chiba Tetsuya Young Dept. Award and the Japanese Manga Open's Watase Seizou Award. Their work has been serialized in numerous magazines, including Mister Magazine, Morning, and Kindai Mahjong Gold. This is their first work to be translated into English.

A best seller in Japan, Breathe Deeply will be released in the United States on October 15, 2011.

Based in New York, One Peace Books ( specializes in publishing visually compelling motivational literature. One Peace Books endeavors to publish literature for global readership and is committed to its core belief that quality literature should not be limited by borders or race, but should reach people all over the world.

Source: One Peace Books
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