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The Golden Age of Decadence

Story : Yasunori Kasuga / Art : Yutsuki Inumura

The Golden Age of Decadence
 
The Golden Age of Decadence
Title : The Golden Age of Decadence
Taihai no Decadance
頽廃のデカダンス

Story : Yasunori Kasuga
春日 康徳

Art : Yutsuki Inumura
戌村 ゆつき

Publisher : FANTASISTA PUBLISHING

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SPECIAL MOVIE

CHARACTERS

COCTEAU
“I cannot even read or write. Knowing that, telling me to become a poet is…”
An 18 year-old boy from an orphanage.
Guided by the poet Baudelaire, Cocteau is entrusted with a book known as a Quarto.

BAUDELAIRE
“Cocteau, become a poet.”
With his Quarto, this poet fights the spirits of the Lethe Valley.
After discovering Cocteau’s talent, he decides to raise him in the ways of a poet.

SHADE
The “white shadows” that assail authors.
These monsters are spirits of the Lethe Valley born from thoughts not verbalized.

HUYSMANS
“I see. How interesting indeed…”
A mysterious poet who appears in front of Cocteau.
Introducing himself as “À rebours Occultism,” he begins to attack.

 
STORY

Mysterious spirits from the Lethe Valley have invaded 19th century Paris and are stealing words from people. Poetry, however, can defeat these spirits. Blighted by the spirits, famed poet Baudelaire faces a fate worse than death and decides to teach poetry to Cocteau, an illiterate orphan, after sensing a hidden talent in him. But, can Cocteau learn poetry when he can’t even read? Why do these spirits from the Lethe Valley steal words from people?
©Yasunori Kasuga/Yutsuki Inumura
 
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