Shakespeare’s tale of fantasy is retold in a future not so far from now, after a global energy crisis plunges mankind into a second Dark Age.
Prospero, robbed of his dukedom, is marooned on a wild island with his daughter Miranda. He uses his magic skills to shipwreck his usurping brother and those who exiled him. Prospero calls forth the spirit Ariel to torment the castaways, but it is the greater power of love that triumphs.
Illustrated by leading UK manga artists, this series feeds into the growing popularity of manga worldwide, and presents Shakespeare's classic works in a highly visual and dynamic form. Shakespeare's tale of fantasy has fascinated audiences for centuries. This is the perfect platform for a new generation to fall in love with Shakespeare's genius.