The daily routine aboard an airborne draking vessel springs to vivid life in this exquisitely crafted tale in the tradition of the lush, transporting fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki. Part travelogue, part imaginary cookbook, and part otherworldly slice of life, Drifting Dragons tells the stories of the Quin Zaza and the colorful band of misfits that makes up her crew.Read more
The draking vessel Quin Zaza soars through the skies, hunting dragons that hide in the clouds. A single big catch means full coffers and all the meat they can eat, while failure means an empty wallet and an even emptier stomach. Join us as we log ...
The draking vessel Quin Zaza soars through the skies, hunting dragons that hide in the clouds. A single big catch means full coffers and all the meat they can eat, while failure means an empty wallet and an even emptier stomach. Join us as we log the crew's grand adventures, chasing dreams of the sky, dragons, and gourmet cooking!
In a dramatic joint struggle, Mika and Vannie slay the Mistmaker, putting a long overdue end to the civil war between Arena's royalist faction and the Parliamentary Army! But just as the dust begins to settle, Vannie is asked to remain in Arena and succeed the throne in order to lead the people towards a brighter future. When the day the crew must say goodbye to Vannie nears, Mika visits her hospital room and asks her to make the same terrine...Read more
Take to the skies with the scrappy crew of the airship Quin Zaza, as they hunt the fantastical giants that rule their world... DRAGONS! Mika and the others have followed Vannie to her homeland, Arena, which is locked in a stalemate civil war because of a powerful fog-spewing dragon. The drakers have to team up with the rebel army to catch the beast. Unbeknownst to them, Vannie has joined Arena's old guard to bring down the very same dragon...Read more
In an effort to rebuild their wrecked ship, the crew of the Quin Zaza beseech the aid of Brno, heir to a major trading company, and his fiancée, Liriope. In exchange for the crew’s help in solving a recent string of dragon fallings, they are invited to a party to celebrate the launching of Brno’s newly renovated ship. Everything is going great... until Vannie sees a peculiar sight at the party and does something that baffles everyone! In the...Read more
After weathering a ?erce battle with the legendarily delicious Tian Shan dragon and the slayers of the Plana Grava, the Quin Zaza’s crew only ?nds themselves in even deeper trouble. From seemingly nowhere, a mighty new dragon appears! And it’s no ordinary beast of the skies—this is the one that took down the original Quin Zaza! Mika and the others might need to call on some help from the most unlikely of sources if they hope to survive...Read more
During their stay at the bustling trade town of Majuro, the crew of the Quin Zaza catches wind about an elusive dragon dwelling within the Tian Shan Maze whose meat is said to deliver the diner directly to paradise. Meanwhile, Captain Kurga of the slayer vessel, the Plana Grava, has been contracted by the city to fell the very same dragon in the effort of air route reclamation. To catch and savor, or to kill and let rot. When the two ships...Read more
Adrift in search of more profit and tasty morsels, the Quin Zaza touches down in the bustling commercial town of Majuro. There, Mika has a run-in with Captain Kurga, head of the infamous "Slayers". Unlike the Quin Zaza, the Slayers are hired killers who hunt down dragons by any means necessary, no matter how cruel or vicious. Mika and Kurga... When the two men with opposite ideologies come head to head, skies know what'll happen!Read more
Drifting through the skies, the Quin Zaza anchors at one of the world's largest hubs, Harley. There, Mika reunites with an old friend, Cujo. Though they used be draking partners once upon a time, the two bitterly parted ways after a certain incident drove a wedge between them. After a long night of reminiscing, Cujo enlists Mika to help him take down a dragon...the famous "Ol' Harpoon" Cujo failed to finish off three years ago. And so, the old...Read more
Chasing the handsome bounty on its head, the Quin Zaza tracks down the ferocious ship eater that's been gorging on ships one after another. But when the crew tries to bring it down, the dragon ends up swallowing Vanabelle whole! They know that if they don't get her out quick, she's done for. Cornered and fighting for dear life, can Mika and the gang finish the dragon and rescue their crewmate?!Read more
Continuing her journey through the skies, the Quin Zaza soon collides with a luxury airliner, leaving her grounded. Needless to say, the crew can barely afford to stay aloft, let alone pay for repairs. Just when it looks like the Quin Zaza might have to close up shop, they hear a rumor about a "shipeater" that's been gobbling up ships left and right... as well as the generous bounty on its head. Well? What are we waiting for?!Read more
After departing Quon to continue her journey through the skies to the next port, the draking vessel Quin Zaza encounters a herd of small dragons, an aerial treasure trove for a ship low on food stores. The crew scrambles to the hunt, but amidst the chaos, Takita falls overboard! After narrowly escaping certain death, Takita opens her eyes to find a baby dragon, and the huntress Ascella… Light shines on dragon ecology in this third volume!Read more
As the airship Quin Zaza continues her never-ending voyage, the young draker Takita’s days are filled with firsts. After her first chance to help butcher their latest catch, an excursion with Mika gives her the opportunity to learn more about the history of humanity’s relationship with dragons. But what was supposed to be a simple stop turns complicated after a run-in with another draking crew, whose sloppy technique leads to disaster...Read more
Mika is a draker on the airship Quin Zaza. He earns his livelihood hunting the whales of the sky—dragons! The beautiful beasts are flying treasure troves, providing food and materials, and the Quin Zaza is among the last draking vessels. Mika’s not just a talented hunter; he’s also a gourmand with a refined palette and a taste for the exotic. Between his duties aboard the ship, his ambitions as an eater, and his new job training the rookie...Read more