English Title: Otherside Picnic
Japanese Title: 裏世界ピクニック — “Ura Sekai Picnic”
Author: Iori Miyazawa — 宮澤伊織
Translator: Sean McCann
Genre: Yuri, Sci-fi, Adventure
Original Run: February 2017 – ongoing
English Run: September 2019 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Hayakawa Shobo
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 5 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 4 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
Synopsis: Her first encounter with Toriko Nishina was on the Otherside after seeing “that thing” and nearly dying. Ever since that day, exhausted university student Sorawo Kamikoshi’s life changed. In this Otherworld, full of mystery, which exists alongside our own, dangerous beings like the Kunekune and Hasshaku-sama that are spoken of in real ghost stories appear. For research, for profit, and to find an important person, Toriko and Sorawo set foot into the abnormal. A tale of two girls’ bizarre exploration and survival, brought to you by an up-and-coming Sci-fi author!
Reviews of Otherside Picnic
- Justus R. Stone: Vol 1
- Manga Bookshelf: Vol 1 — Vol 2 — Vol 3 — Vol 4
- English Light Novels: Vol 1 (Gee)
- Okazu: Vol 1 — Vol 2 — Vol 3
- YuriMother: Vol 1 — Vol 2
- Gar Gar Stegosaurus: Vol 1 — Vol 2 — Vol 3
MAL Entry — Announced. In Production. Release Date TBA
MAL Entry — 3 volumes — Published February 2018 – ongoing (English) Licensed by Square Enix Manga & Books. Published May 2021 – Ongoing.
If you liked Otherside Picnic, you might also want to try…
- Side-By-Side Dreamers — also written by Iori Miyazawa
- Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash — survival, adventure
- SCP Foundation: Iris of the Mirror World — supernatural
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