Out in stores now, Baccano! Vol. 5: 2001 The Children of Bottle is the latest light novel release by Yen Press. Written by Ryohgo Narita, author of Durarara!!, and illustrated by Katsumi Enami, this book continues the story beyond the anime. It takes place in 2001, and is a wild story with both new and familiar characters. A new setting, a new adventure, and something brand new for the Baccano! series! Watched the anime? You can just jump in right from here! Or, you can go back and start from the beginning! (The anime covers books 1-3). These books are seriously awesome and so much fun! Do yourself a favor and check them out!
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The immortal Elmer C. Albatross is a Smile Junkie who'll do whatever it takes for his happy ending--despite not knowing the first thing about happiness. Three hundred years after the passengers of the Advena Avis parted ways, four of them have finally tracked Elmer to a village in Northern Europe where the inhabitants seem to be stuck in their old ways, fearing the visitors as "demons." During their stay, the immortals encounter a strange girl, and their past catches up with them...