Alice in Borderland, Vol. 1: Volume 1
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In the Netflix series, the two never fall out and she constantly asks people if he is okay after they are separated.
But instead of being worried, Arisu feels alive for the very first time in his life and relishes the freedom of this lifeless city.Chota is a bit of a perv, but it never feels like he's a one-note character who only thinks about girls and provides comic relief to the story. Arisu (the “Alice” of the title - there’s no “L” in the Japanese alphabet so “Arisu” is the closest they can get to pronouncing “Alice”) is an unremarkable teenager, Chota is the annoying pervy mate and Karube is the strong silent type - all three are manga archetypes.
Along with his friends, the goofball Chota and juvenile delinquent Karube, the three of them spend their time drinking, getting into typical schoolboy trouble and sometimes pondering what to do with their lives next. He has a fantastic eye for action, knowing how to frame certain shots for best effect, like going to the character’s point of view when they’re hiding from the killer, or zooming out for set pieces so you can see characters doing daring things like jumping between floors.Biography: In 2004, Haro Aso received Shonen Sunday's Manga College Award for his short story "YUNGE!