When Roman architect Lucius is criticized for his outdated thermae designs,he retreatsto the local bath to collect his thoughts. All Lucius wants is torecapture the Rome ofearlier days, when one could enjoy a relaxing bathwithout the pressure of merchantsand roughhousing patrons. But as he slipsdeeper into the water, Lucius is caught inthe drainage and dragged throughthe bottom of the bath!He emerges amid a group of strange-looking foreignerswith the most peculiarbathhouse customs…over 1,500 years in the future inmodern-day Japan! Hiscontemporaries wanted him to modernize,so-borrowing the customs of thesemysterious bath-lovingpeople-Lucius opens what quickly becomes the most popularnew bathhousein Rome: Thermae Romae! Soak in Mari Yamazaki’s fantastic story andart inthis deluxe omnibus!