Orphaned at a young age, Alice has lived with her aunt for most of her childhood. But her uncle is abusive and resentful, and at 15 Alice decides to return home to Kyoto and train as a maiko, eventually hoping to become a geisha. But when she arrives back to her birth place, she finds that Kyoto has changed quite a bit in the eight years since she left it. Almost as if it’s a completely different world…
Kyouraku no Mori no Alice is an adaption of Mai Mochizuki’s novel of the same title.
The series has been published digitally in English as Alice in Kyoto Forest by Tokyopop since December 22, 2021, and in print since April 19, 2022.
Mochizuki, Mai (Story), Niwa, Haruki (Art)