Bouken Elektriciteit-tou
Wandering Island
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Bouken Elektriciteit-tou

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Synonyms: Bouken Erekitetou
Japanese: 冒険エレキテ島
English: Wandering Island
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jul 13, 2010 to ?
Genre: Mystery Mystery
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Afternoon
Authors: Tsuruta, Kenji (Story & Art)


Score: 7.451 (scored by 11751,175 users)
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Ranked: #33782
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Popularity: #2946
Members: 6,933
Favorites: 49

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After her grandfather's death, Mikura chose to continue their island express courier service. With her seaplane and her adventurous cat, Endeavor, she lives life as she chooses.

Soon, Mikura becomes very interested in a mysterious island that seems to move around, according to local legend. After some extensive effort to determine the island's whereabouts, she manages to get a brief glimpse of it from the sky. Now that she knows it's real, she's determined to find the island again, no matter what it takes!

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Bouken Elektriciteit-tou has been published in English as Wandering Island by Dark Horse Comics since July 26, 2016.



Nov 7, 2022
Preliminary (9/? eps)
Tsuruta Kenji’s paramount best work by far! When people say "a picture can tell 1000 words," it's art like this they’re referring to, and as dramatic as that sounds, I don’t think another manga has ever managed to expound so much rich characterization and intrigue over the course of just four chapters, which comprise the first of, unfortunately, only two volumes.

Tsuruta’s highly artful approach to storytelling is realized to an uncompromised extent throughout the pages of this masterpiece. It’s clear to see the deliberation, thought, research and meticulous attention to minutia he put into this manga to help it feel so lived-in. Similarly to Emanon, ...
May 8, 2018
Preliminary (9/? eps)
Short version:
Tsuruta's rough-looking art is absolutely beautiful, and more than makes up for the slow and sometimes complete lack of story. Buy the physical release to get the best experience!

Long(er) version:
This series feels like a cross between two Ghibli movies: It has the biplane-flying ocean setting of Porco Rosso, and a mysterious, legendary island like in Laputa: Castle in the Sky. Going a little further with this comparison, I could say it has the laid-back, almost whimsical attitude of Porco Rosso and the sense of wonder and imagination that drives Laputa.

These are the things that made me read and later buy a physical volume of ...
May 13, 2021
Preliminary (9/? eps)
As of this review, Wandering Island has 2 volumes officially released. It didn't seem to have any new updates so I might as well say something now.

Wandering Island is a story revolving around Murika's time in her mission to deliver something to the island of "Electric Island". I can tell you now that you are in for an interesting story.

The narrative of Wandering Island doesn't take its time in unnecessary exposition. It does relatively well in setting out the story as if they were going at the MCs speed, which is fast and to the point. I can say that because the first volume is ...

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