Anyone here recognize the name Mishio Fukazawa and her work, Fortune Quest?
Fortune Quest (フォーチュン・クエスト) is a Japanese Light novel series written by Mishio Fukazawa in 1989. The series eventually franchise into several titles, with a 2-volume manga adaptation serialized by Monthly Comic Comp (and later Dengeki Monthly Comic Gao!) and several table games.
The anime adaptation entitled Fortune Quest L aired on from October 1997 to May 1998, with a 4-episode OVA prequel entitled Fortune Quest: Luckiest Adventurers in the World (フォーチュン・クエスト~世にも幸せな冒険者たち~). >Plot: An 18-year-old orphan girl named Pastel is a bright and friendly girl respected by her extraordinary intelligence and honesty. She lives in the house with a group of adventurers named Clay, Trapp, Kitton, Knoll, Whitey, a baby dragon; and Rumy, an infant sorcerer. Together this odd group enter many mysterious adventures from treasure hunting to searching for a missing person, riddle challenges, and many more unexpected quests.
Well, after 30 years, Mishio Fukazawa has finally decided to wrap up Fortune Quest:https://twitter.com/mishiofukazawa/status/1195956975877513217https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%83%95%E3%82%A9%E3%83%BC%E3%83%81%E3%83%A5%E3%83%B3%E3%83%BB%E3%82%AF%E3%82%A8%E3%82%B9%E3%83%88https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%B7%B1%E6%B2%A2%E7%BE%8E%E6%BD%AEhttp://www.fuzzball-inn.net/http://www.fuzzball-inn.net/product/index.htmhttps://ameblo.jp/fuzzmishio/http://blog.livedoor.jp/fuzzballinn/https://twitter.com/mishiofukazawahttps://twitter.com/FQ_team
There's going to be a Fortune Quest art exhibit in Japan as well where you can buy limited edition merchandise and original reproductions of artwork from the series.http://www.gofa.co.jp/art/191214_fortunequest/index.shtml
TokyoPop is dead but I noticed on Amazon, translations of her "The Adventures of Duan Surk Series" are still available