GG – Livet är ett dataspel, lvl 1
Age: 8 years up
GG – Life is a videogame is an Italian manga written by Giacomo Masi and drawn by Ilaria Gelli. A youthful comic about gamer girls, drawn with a colorful manga artstyle. This is the first of three books.
One eve, five girl buddies dowload a patch to their favourite computer game World of Ragnarok. They fall asleep during the download and when they wake up, strange things starts happening. Too late, they realize that the game is seeping into their reality, where the pizza place turns into a fantasy tavern and the car turns into a flying griffin! As if that wasn’t enough, even their own bodies are changing – to their game characters!
Giacomo Masi is an Italian script writer who begun his career in the film and ads business. Today, he works as a scripts writer for the Italian publishing house TataiLab and as a Creative Director at the game company Leonardo Production, that has made the award winning visual novel game Dry Drowning.
Ilaria Gelli is an Italian illustrator and comic artist who has worked as a teacher at the European Manga Academy and done marketing artwork for the companies Pentel and Copic. In 2015, she did character design for the documentary Fukushima; A Nuclear Story. Since 2016, she works as an artist for TataiLab.