In the world that consists of a single giant continent called Dokkanon, most people have some kind of special ability. Those who have a high-ranking ability, such as the ability to control water, are respected and granted much power. Those with low-ranking abilities, such as Nana, who controls bananas, and her best friend Ringo, who has super-powerful legs, have very little power in society. When Nana and Ringo were kids, they were awed by stories from Ringo's adventurer father about a land called Oz, where a god lived who could make any wish come true. Nana and Ringo swore that they would go adventuring together when they were adults. But as time went by, Ringo's father vanished while adventuring, and Ringo became much more aware of the social stigma associated with adventurers. Will the two of them find the strength and courage to follow through with their promise?
Nana of Banana is a manga series which probably got greenlit too soon, and as a result ended prematurely as well. Allow me to explain. Story My main pet peeve in this series is that Nana of Banana's premise is entirely built around the idea of "banana powers might be funny to see in action". Sure, you have the - rather generic - fantasy world in which people have superpowers, and where there is... read more
Updated on 25-3-12
'What the hell have I just read...? Did i really just read a manga about a girl who fight using bananas?' Those WERE my innitial thoughts about Banana no Nana, not much changed there though. Story: So, a story about 2 girls that do on an adventure, one having strong legs, the other having the power to manipulate bananas, right. And on their way people to stop them. Awesome! (and... read more
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