If you head to iTunes now, you can download the Bates Motel sketchbook that has become a plot point in the series which focuses on the younger days of Norman Bates. It’s a fetishistic bit ‘o work filled with bound women. Download it here if you want to feel more connected to the series’ story.
For those that are still catching up on the series, in A&E’s “Bates Motel” airing Mondays @ 10/9c, Norman Bates discovers a sketchbook hidden underneath the carpeting in one of the rooms at the Bates Motel.
Inside, he finds Chinese writing and manga sketches, immediately becoming captivated by the drawings. Norman, along with his classmate and friend Emma Decody, begin to dig deeper into the story behind the sketches and stumble upon a bigger mystery than either of them could have imagined. As the season unfolds, more characters from the manga are introduced and more secrets exposed; this book is the story of one of those characters.