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by Natsuya Uesugi

About The Book

A new school year starts at IHS Music Academy. Hibiki Sato always dreamed of enrolling in the school’s Idol Course where young musicians, supervised by former idols, train to be rock stars. Lyrics teacher Tokiya Saiyu gives the students a new project and dares Hibiki’s fledgling band, Athens, to audition for the infamous Newsfeed Deux Music Showcase, a career marker. Hibiki gets the writer’s black nervous about the upcoming performance. Unable to write lyrics, he can only hum his new song which Takira Mizutani, Athens’ drummer pens a hip arrangement Tokiya thinks can win them the showcase. With pressure mounting, demos of Athens’ new song leaks to the media as rumors threaten to destroy the band before they even start. Can Athens survive media scrutiny and graduate music school? Will they make the cut or fail to launch? Learn the backstory and history of the Echelons’ biggest music legend in grydscaen: idol.

Publication date July 07,2021
Language English
ISBN 978-1-64908-797-3 (Paperback)
978-1-64908-796-6 (E-BOOK)
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novel / Comic Book
Pages 238
Interior Color Black and White
Book Size 6.000" x 9.000" (229mm x 152mm)

About The Author

Natsuya Uesugi is a systems analyst, a manga artist and a writer. With an MBA in International Management and a minor in Japanese, Natsuya insists on showcasing diversity in his writing. He studied animation in art school and has published three manga. He is the author of the cyberpunk grydscaen series, the fantasy trilogy The Seer of Grace and Fire, and the yaoi series graphic noiz. He enjoys skydiving, cosplay, anime and writing poetry.


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