Dark Horse announced the license of Lynn Okamoto’s Elfen Lied manga back in July of last year, and now it’s officially almost time for the omnibus release. The first omnibus packs three volumes in one for a total of 656 pages. It’s due out in stores tomorrow, May 22, and you can see two sets of exclusive sample pages below.
Captured and isolated against their will, the Diclonius species are a threat waiting to break free. When a young Diclonius girl, Nyu, escapes from the research facility she was being held in, she manages to find solace in two allies until danger seeks her out, putting everyone at risk. However, her enemies soon realize theyre in over their heads as an attempt to subdue Nyu results in unspeakable tragedy.
Lynn Okamotos beloved original manga series, that inspiredthe anime TV show, is now available in English for the very first time, presented here in a special omnibus collecting three of the four original volumes in one!
Cited as an inspiration for Stranger Things by the Duffer Brothers!
All in all, this is a pretty great year for Elfen Lied fans. If you happen to be one and a record collector, Tiger Lab Vinyl is putting out the original soundtrack on vinyl.