The fifth light novel of Baccano! is 2001 The Children of Bottle.
It was published in February of 2004 and is 344 pages long.
The immortal Elmer C. Albatross is a Smile Junkie who'll do whatever it takes for his happy ending – despite not knowing the first thing about happiness. Three hundred years after the passengers of the Advena Avis parted ways, four of them have finally tracked Elmer to a village in Northern Europe where the inhabitants seem to be stuck in their old ways, fearing the visitors as "demons." During their stay, the immortals encounter a strange girl, and their past catches up with them...
|Color Insert 01||Personal Thoughts on Elmer C. Albatross, Immortal|
|Color Insert 02||The Girl Called Sylvie Lumiere, Immortal|
|Color Insert 03||Record Regarding Nile, Immortal (Excerpts)|
|Color Insert 04||Dialogue Between Isaac and Miria, Immortals|
|Chapter 01||Joy Anger Sorrow FUN - Maiza Avaro|
|Chapter 02||Joy Anger SORROW Fun - Czesław Meyer|
|Chapter 03||JOY Anger Sorrow Fun - Sylvie Lumiere|
|Chapter 04||Joy ANGER Sorrow Fun - Nile|
|Chapter 05||(Smile) - Elmer C. Albatross|
|Epilogue||The Children of Bottle|
- The title of the volume is a reference to the band Children of Bodom.