Suehiro Maruo 'The Strange Tale of Panorama Island'Japanese Manga
パノラマ島綺譚, Panorama-tō Kitan
Japanese Edition 2008
The manga won the New Artist Prize at the 13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2009 and was nominated at the 2014 Eisner Awards for Best Adaptation from Another Medium
On a remote and mysterious island, one man builds a playground of hedonistic excess - replete with waterfalls, grand palaces, and gardens - a backdrop for his decadent feasts, orgies, and dark secrets.
Set in 1920s Japan, The Strange Tale of Panorama Island follows the twisted path of failed novelist Hitomi, who bears an uncanny resemblance to the son of a rich industrialist family.