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Boku wa Beatles
Art By: KAWAGUCHI Kaiji
Written By: FUJII Tetsuo
Genre: Drama, Music
Serialized In: Morning
This is the tale of two members of a Beatles cover band who find themselves transported back in time to 1961 – to a time before anyone had ever heard of the Beatles – and decide to take the mantle of the world’s greatest rock band for themselves!
By the Mangaka of Zipang
Last edited by Josef K.; November 07, 2011 at 02:40 PM.
At first I thought it would be just set on present time and follow their ambition to become the best Beatles tribute band. The premise is disappointing really at first but then they are transported to the 60s before the Beatlemania and things get even more interesting when they want to take on the Beatles with Beatles songs. These may sound scummy (I thought so too!) but all they want is for the Paul and John (well, George too but not Ringo ) to create songs that even better than what they actually did. Thing is, they should just go straight to Sgt Peppers stuff and upwards! Shock the world with 'Within You Without You' or 'Revolution 9' even.
One thing that always brought up is Olympic held in Tokyo in 1964. Maybe they'll put up a show or something? I'm curious about what will happen when Beatles perform for their Asian tour at Bodokan in 1966? Will it even happen?