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Gente, Vol. 1

The People of Ristorante Paradiso

Book #1 of Gente
Illustrated by Natsume Ono

Take home a handsome Italian waiter.

R to L (Japanese Style). Take home a handsome Italian waiter.

Buona sera! Welcome to Casetta dell'Orso, a quaint little restaurant in the heart of Rome. The food's delicious, but the handsome staff of bespectacled gentlemen is the real draw. Follow these dashing men home and witness their romances, heartaches, hopes and dreams in this delightfully whimsical continuation of Natsume Ono's beloved Ristorante Paradiso. 

Go back to the beginning, when the owner Lorenzo was just opening Casetta dell'Orso. His wife Olga's particular preference for a certain bartender inspires Lorenzo to hire an entire staff of gentlemen in glasses. Watch the cranky-but-kind Luciano juggle babysitting duty and the advances of an amorous customer. Witness handsome playboy Vito meet a healthy young college student who will eventually become his wife. All this and more awaits you, just beyond that discreet restaurant door...

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