There is No Shrimp… And Other Lies My Mother Told Me

UFO Catcher Ken Presents: There is no Shrimp…and Other Lies My Mother Told Me by Kenny Loui is an enthralling manga that showcases the comedic journey of a Ph.D. student, Kenny Loui. His mission is to liberate plush animals from arcade games, but things take a drastic turn when he lands in jail after getting into a fight with a cheating opponent. While serving his sentence, Kenny converses with Irene, a cute plushie that materializes out of thin air, about his childhood in San Francisco. Kenny’s childhood is a kaleidoscope of misadventures and misunderstandings, with his mother’s “creative spin” on the truth adding to the chaos. The book takes you on a lighthearted and humorous trip down memory lane, filled with amusing anecdotes and culinary deceptions that will leave you chuckling.

The book is a continuation of Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher Season One and picks up right where it left off. The Stargate reference on the copyright page sets the tone for the exciting and engaging story that follows. The endearing memories of Loui’s mother’s explanations will resonate with readers, as most of us had someone in our lives who spun creative truths. The illustrations by Yamawe are stunning, with each panel bursting with personality, adding a unique touch to the narrative. The story culminates in Other Lies My Mother Told is a perfect conclusion that leaves the reader eagerly anticipating Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher Part Two. Kenny’s lighthearted adventures are infectious and will leave you grinning from ear to ear even after you’ve finished the book.

This highly entertaining manga is a captivating story and has marvelous art. Fans of slice-of-life manga cannot afford to miss There is No Shrimp…and Other Lies My Mother Told Me. It’s a delightful tale of hilarity and hijinks that will brighten your day.

Pages: 102 | ASIN : B0BW2MGW69

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