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Baccano!, Vol. 1: The Rolling Bootlegs

Baccano!: Book 1

Ryohgo Narita

New York, 1931. The manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited by law, but behind this prohibition, organized crime flourishes-so, too, do bank robbers, bootleggers, assassins, and homunculi. Some want money, some are chasing the secret to immortality, and others just want to have a really good time. You know what they say, though: You can't always get what you want.

A bright young bookeeper named Firo Prochainezo earns his place in an ancient organization. The flamboyant thieves Isaac Dian and Miria Harvent arrive in Grand Central Station with even grander plans. The Gandor mafioso brothers find themselves confronted with a problem. And small-time thug Dallas Genoard makes a very big mistake.

When the elixir of immortality hits Prohibition-era New York City, not even an undying amoral mastermind can control the chaos that follows. Turns out fortune favors the flat-out crazy!

Baccano!, Vol. 2: 1931 The Grand Punk Railroad: Local

Baccano!: Book 2

Ryohgo Narita

The place: America. The year: 1931. The setting: the transcontinental express train known as the "Flying Pussyfoot." Aboard the train are a gang aiming to make some extra cash, a group of revolutionary terrorists trying to recapture their leader, and a pair of thieves looking to meet up with an old friend in New York City. But drunk on the excitement of their departure, none of them are prepared for what awaits them on the rails...

Baccano!, Vol. 3: 1931 The Grand Punk Railroad: Express

Baccano!: Book 3

Ryohgo Narita

The year is 1931. A boy boards a train to visit his friend in New York. A woman in a jumpsuit boards a train to meet her employer in New York. And the conductor? He boards because it's his job. If it had been any other day, they all would have gotten where they were going just fine. But it's not any other day. The Rail Tracer is on the hunt. The gonzo tale of gangsters, immortals, and outrageous luck (both bad and good) speeds into its third volume!

Baccano!, Vol. 4: 1932 Drug & The Dominos

Baccano!: Book 4

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1932. The alchemist Begg believed the drugs he created would guide people to the highest plane of existence. Drugs from which the junkie Roy can't break free. Drugs which the Runorata Family executive lost to a thief. And where were those packets of white powder manufactured? The young girl Eve is about to discover her family's true colors. Trouble stirs in the city that never sleeps as fate links them together like a chain of falling dominos...

Baccano!, Vol. 5: 2001, The Children of Bottle

Baccano!: Book 5

Ryohgo Narita

The immortal Elmer C. Albatross is a Smile Junkie who'll do whatever it takes for his happy ending--despite not knowing the first thing about happiness. Three hundred years after the passengers of the Advena Avis parted ways, four of them have finally tracked Elmer to a village in Northern Europe where the inhabitants seem to be stuck in their old ways, fearing the visitors as "demons." During their stay, the immortals encounter a strange girl, and their past catches up with them...

Baccano!, Vol. 6: 1933 (First) The Slash -Cloudy to Rainy-

Baccano!: Book 6

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1933.

A storm's brewing in New York City as tensions among the families rise. When Jacuzzi Splot and his gang is seen operating on the Gandor Family's turf, Luck Gandor employs a young woman named Maria to protect their family's "negotiator," Tick Jefferson. Maria with her katana and Tick with his scissors--they're a well-suited duo, and they both love to cut people. However, their violence only spawns more violence. Meanwhile by the Hudson River, an immortals' group named Larva finds a new person to add to their ranks. The events from the last three years are about to catch up with a particular immortal from the Martillo Family...

Baccano!, Vol. 7: 1933 (Last) The Slash -Bloody to Fair-

Baccano!: Book 7

Ryohgo Narita

Tim is a man who discarded his past but could never forget his brother. Dallas is just a thug, but he always wanted to protect his sister. A mysterious person named "Vino" is the absolute worst killer, yet he's always loved his fiancee. Will the sun peek out from behind the clouds once the bloody rain stops?

Baccano!, Vol. 8: 1934 Alice in Jails: Prison

Baccano!: Book 8

Ryohgo Narita

The year: 1934.

After the incident at the Mist Wall, the Martillo Family's youngest capo finds himself on his way to prison to protect the one he loves. The rest are there for their own reasons -- the homicidal maniac wants to taste the thrill of killing an immortal, the thief simply got himself caught, the hitman is there on a mission for Nebula, and the alchemist was incarcerated years ago. As the FBI attempts to get to the bottom of Huey's machinations, another ruckus is about erupt across the San Francisco Bay -- deep in the heart of Alcatraz.

Baccano!, Vol. 9: 1934 Alice in Jails: Streets

Baccano!: Book 9

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1934.

All kinds of strange people are gathering in Chicago-the newspaper's vice-president and young camerawoman, a bizarre group moving on Huey's orders, a wrecker with ties to the Russos, a researcher who works for a certain company there, and even a "vampire" and his friend. Things are gearing up for another great commotion in the Windy City...

Baccano!, Vol. 10: 1934 Peter Pan in Chains: Finale

Baccano!: Book 10

Ryohgo Narita

THE YEAR 1934. In the depths of Alcatraz, Firo, Ladd, Leeza, and the others involved in the underground brawl attempt to figure out their next moves. Meanwhile, in Chicago, as Isaac and Miria try to find each other, the aftermath of what happened at the Russo mansion is affecting the entire city. As the connections between the two locations become clear, the chaos comes to a head in this explosive and heartfelt conclusion to the commotion of 1934!

Baccano!, Vol. 11: 1705 The Ironic Light Orchestra

Baccano!: Book 11

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1705, in a town on the coast of Italy. All 15-year-old Huey Laforet feels towards his life is tedium and despair, and he dreams of the day when he can destroy the world he despises. Meanwhile, there are rumors of a strange string of murders performed by a figure in a white mask-and whoever witnesses the killing is doomed to be the next target. As the serial killer shakes the town of Lotto Valentino, Huey's life is about to change, too...

Baccano!, Vol. 12: 2002 [Side A]: Bullet Garden

Baccano!: Book 12

Ryohgo Narita

The year 2002. Firo and Ennis are finally on their very belated honeymoon-and for some reason, Czes has been invited to join them on the cruise to Japan. The ship is as luxurious as they come, even crossing paths with its sister ship in the middle of the Pacific Ocean in a one-of-a-kind event. But with movie stars, stuntmen, hijackers, stowaways, and gunslingers aboard, the voyage is looking to be anything but peaceful...

Baccano!, Vol. 13: 2002 [Side B]: Blood Sabbath

Baccano!: Book 13

Ryohgo Narita

The year 2002. The luxury cruise ship Entrance has been hijacked-and its sister ship, Exit, isn't faring much better, with another attack from the Mask Makers, a fanatical cult, and more immortals caught in the fray. The two ships race across the Pacific on a collision course with each other-what will happen when they meet? And is all the fear and chaos really just an unhappy coincidence...?

Baccano!, Vol. 14: 1931 Another Junk Railroad: Special Express

Baccano!: Book 14

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1931. The Flying Pussyfoot incident may have ended, but just because the survivors have arrived in New York doesn't mean their story is over, and the big city has a way of bringing people back together in ways they'd never expect...

Baccano!, Vol. 15: 1710 Crack Flag

Baccano!: Book 15

Ryohgo Narita

It began in the year 1707, when Maiza introduced playwright Jean-Pierre to an alchemist named Fermet. Two years later, Huey finds himself opening his heart to Elmer and Monica more than he ever expected with his troubled past, but Jean-Pierre's new play only invites trouble, and darkness falls over the trio...

Baccano!, Vol. 16: 1932 Summer: Man in the Killer

Baccano!: Book 16

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1932. Legend tells of a murderer who sent fear throughout New York city that rainy summer-Icepick Thompson. While the rumors spread through the Daily Days, police suspicion turns on Graham Specter and his band of ne'er-do-wells. Meanwhile, Elmer is quickly swept up in the incident during a visit to New York, and the Gandors can't avoid involvement after one of their associates is killed...

Baccano!, Vol. 17: 1711 Whitesmile

Baccano!: Book 17

Ryohgo Narita

The year 1711. The momentous voyage of the Advena Avis to the New World is near, and each passenger is boarding for their own reasons. Whether driven by determination, ambition, curiosity, or simply someone more powerful, the alchemists and pioneers are not motivated by anything so simple as fate. And at the center of the storm is Huey Laforet...

Baccano!, Vol. 18: 1935 A - Deep Marble

Baccano!: Book 18

Ryohgo Narita

Huey Laforet has broken out of prison, and New York is in chaos. The whirlwind of confusion swallows all the major players in the city, from the FBI unit investigating the immortals, to the Mafia, to the Camorra, to Ladd Russo and his gang, and even the Flying Pussyfoot. All roads lead to a dramatic confrontation at a single casino, but just who is the man pulling the strings? The last ruckus of the 1930s begins...

Baccano!, Vol. 19: 1935 B - Dr. Feelgreed

Baccano!: Book 19

Ryohgo Narita

Following Huey Laforet's escape from prison, New York city plunges into turmoil--especially at Firo's casino. But things take a turn for the unexpected when a suspicious figure from the Runorata Family shows up at the establishment...

Meanwhile, the alchemists begin to set their own agenda into motion. Why are they converging on New York? Where will Nader's path take him next? And what does the assassin Vino have to do with all this?

Baccano!, Vol. 20: 1931 Winter: The Time of the Oasis

Baccano!: Book 20

Ryohgo Narita

As the Flying Pussyfoot races toward New York City with a shocking incident on board, a brand-new ruckus plays out in the background. In a riverside forest at the break of dawn, a variety of individuals with vastly different agendas lie in wait for the train to cross a nearby bridge. The Lemures are on standby for a call from someone inside the Flying Pussyfoot; Jacuzzi's friends try to pick up the cargo; an all-girl gang of bandits scheme to rob another train; a boy resolves to run away from home... At first glance, these events seem unconnected. However, as though beckoned by the train and forest, they will come together in a riot for the ages.

Baccano!, Vol. 21: 1935 C - The Grateful Bet

Baccano!: Book 21

Ryohgo Narita

THE CASINO PARTY is finally underway, and everyone involved in the Flying Pussyfoot and Mist Wall incidents has gathered at the new Ra's Lance hotel. Is there a shadowy figure pulling the strings behind the scenes, or is it fate? Meanwhile, the Runorata Family's dealer, Melvi, has been wreaking havoc on the Martillo Family. Fueled by anger and determination, Firo heads to the casino amid the confusion... And so the gamble begins!

Baccano!, Vol. 22: 1935 D - Luckstreet Boys

Baccano!: Book 22

Ryohgo Narita

The casino party has finally started, and the first day has ended peacefully enough. But there are many fates still to be decided: Melvi, the dealer working with the Runoratas and holding Ennis hostage; Firo, leading the Martillo Family at the party and preparing for Melvi's challenge; the Gandor brothers, who are worried about Firo and watching their own backs; Ladd, working alongside the Gandors; Chane, waiting for the chance to fight Ladd again; Nader, fleeing from Chane. As the storm continues to build, what chaos will erupt next...?