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Children of the Whales

In this postapocalyptic fantasy, a sea of sand swallows everything but the past.

Story and Art by Abi Umeda | MoreLess about Children of the Whales

In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, cut off from its own history by the shadows of the past.

Abi Umeda debuted as a manga creator with the one-shot “Yukokugendan” in Weekly Shonen Champion. Children of the Whales is her eighth manga work.

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Children of the Whales, Vol. 1

Chakuro is the archivist for the Mud Whale, diligently chronicling the lives and deaths of his people. As one of the short-lived thymia wielders, he knows his time is limited and is determined to leave a better record than his predecessors. But the steady pace of their isolated existence on the Mud Whale is abruptly shattered when a scouting party discovers a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about their home than they do…

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