[Looking for nominations!] Intermediate Japanese Book Club // Now Reading: セーラー服と機関銃

Nomination post :slight_smile:

あなたも殺人犯になれる!

Author: 赤川 次郎
Page count: 288
Natively: L27

Summary

Japanese

赤川ミステリの快作、いよいよ登場!

漫画家志望の女子高生・聡美は、漫画家養成学校の研修に参加することに。しかし聡美が宿泊先に着いた頃、なんと護送中の凶悪犯が逃亡する事件が。しかもその凶悪犯は、刑事をかたり聡美たちの前に現われて!?

English

(translation from the JP)
Akagawa Mystery’s excellent work is finally here!

Satomi, a high school girl who wants to be a manga artist, decides to participate in training at a manga artist training school. However, when Satomi arrives at her accommodation, a violent criminal who is being escorted escapes. What’s more, the thug appears in front of Satomi and the others pretending to be a detective!?

Availability

amazon.co.jp
Bookwalker

Personal Opinion

I’ve been wanted to read it since I’ve seen @pm215 recommend it in another thread, see below, and it looks like it’s about the same length and level as あん so I thought it would make a good pick for the IBC. pm215’s review:

Pros and Cons for the Book Club

Pros

  • Story sounds fun
  • On different platforms
  • Furigana on uncommun words

Cons

  • Not sure but let me know if you have any and I’ll edit them in

Pictures

First Three Pages of Chapter One

Additional Pages

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