Author(s): Hajime Isayama
This sequel to the manga series features an entirely new cast and setting. With Wall Maria breeched, communities within the Quinta district have been cut off from each other creating famine and chaos. A young field commander named Rita is tasked with a mission to reconnect transit across the massive district while putting her troops and residence right in the vanguard as Titans descend on her town.
Born in 1976, Ryo Kawakami is a novelist and game author. A graduate of the Kobe University School of Business, Kawakami initially broke into the media scene by working with Japanese role-playing game maker The SNE Group. After writing numerous light novels and RPG game replay books, Kawakami would take on a broader audience by writing the script to the award winning game - CATHERINE by Atlus (Best Video Game Story 2011 - IGN Magazine/PlayStation3 Game of the Year - Onion AV Club). The Harsh Mistress of the City is his most recent novel and first in English.