Vol: 2; Ch: 9
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One hundred and fifty years after its terraforming, the surface of the planet Aqua - formerly known as Mars - is almost completely submerged by water. The town of Neo Venezia, a replica of the old Earth city of Venice, is a city that lives in harmony with the water, and is a popular destination for tourists. Akari Mizunashi is a young girl who dreams of becoming a fully fledged Undine - a gondolier who ferries tourists around the beautiful city. With help from her friends she progresses with her training, discovering more of the many wonders of Aqua and Neo Venezia along the way.

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DuskFey's avatar by DuskFey on Feb 2, 2012
Score 7/10

Manga in 200 Words: Aqua

Premise: Mars has been terraformed into an ocean planet and inhabited by humans. One of the most popular methods of transportation is the gondola, and the main character dreams of becoming one of the undines who drive them.

Story: It’s a standard personal development quest: Akari wants to accomplish something, but an obstacle stands in her way. She’ll need to... read more

Viola's avatar by Viola on Aug 2, 2011
Score 10/10

I really fell in love with this manga.  I love stories that I can place myself in and actually feel the story. (Not sure if people get my drift but it's an amazing feeling)  I have been to Venice, Italy years earlier and I felt like I could feel the breezes from the spring weather, feel the cold and calm air in the spring season and also the heat of summer.  It felt very much realistic to... read more

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