What at first seems just a crazy and wild ride for a teenager through an Island packed with one of every Manga and Daikaiju trope - replete with foolish quests, baddies that cheat and even some romance - turns out to be a very clever study of relationships.
The boy and his father have a difficult relationship, played out across the travails of the beleaguered villagers, the mysterious mystics and the objects of various quests - as our hero battles to come to terms with his own identity, his own abilities and the coming of age of a very capable young man.
Colourfully written - Dragon Island will appeal to ages from YA upwards with its evocative landscape, mad array of mythical creatures and well-crafted action.
Average Rating: 5 ★★★★★
Date Added: 12/13/2012 by Darren Pulsford
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What at first seems just a crazy and wild ride for a...
Average Rating: 5