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小説 はたらく細胞

Author: 時海 結以 (著), 清水 茜 (原著)
Page count: 176
Natively: Manga version is rated L29

Summary

Japanese

体内をめぐって酸素お届けしている赤血球(主人公)は、方向音痴。侵入した細菌を駆除するのは、クールで強い白血球(好中球)。大ベストセラーの体内細胞擬人化漫画『はたらく細胞』が小説で楽しめる!

累計150万部を超えるベストセラーとなった体内細胞擬人化漫画、『はたらく細胞』。その数一人あたり、およそ37兆個。細胞の数だけ仕事(ドラマ)がある!そのおもしろさをぎゅーっと詰め込んだ小説ができました!

English

Auto-translated: The red blood cell (protagonist) that delivers oxygen around the body has no sense of direction. It is cool and strong white blood cells (neutrophils) to get rid of invading bacteria. You can enjoy the best-selling in-body cell anthropomorphic manga “Cells at Work” in a novel!

It became a bestseller with a total of more than 1.5 million copies. Internal cell anthropomorphic manga, “Cells at Work”. There are about 37 trillion per person. There is as much work (drama) as the number of cells! I made a novel packed with that fun!

Availability

Amazon JP including Kindle edition
Publisher Kodansha has links to many online bookstores and e-book options

Personal Opinion

ABBC is reading manga version. It is a very fun read! ABBC nomination post for reference.

Pros and Cons for the Book Club

Pros

  • It is quite scientifically accurate! With proper vocabulary!

Cons

  • Some biology and immunology words if you are not into them

Pictures

Both Amazon and Kodansha links above have preview.

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