Searching for the key to save a world beyond hope - Volume 5 in Tsutomu Nihei
's sci-fi horror epic
Seeking to remake the world, Niarudi—the matriarch of the DRF and the mastermind behind the N5SV drone epidemic—has unleashed the Reverse Morphic Polymer. But unplanned contact during the transformation reduces the planet to ruin. In its place a giant cordlike world appears, complete with its own population and ecosystem. Enveloped by the change, Zoichi, Nishu and the others set out into this bizarre new world to thwart Niarudi's plans. The strange inhabitants of the “cord” bring stranger revelations still, and the struggle to control the future of humanity turns toward its final conflict!
was born in 1971. His cyberpunk-influenced artwork has gained a cult following worldwide, with previous works including BLAME! and Noise. His knowledge of architecture is demonstrated in his manga works with drawings of huge structures in black and white. He is also an avid fan of the video game series Halo.