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Baka to Gogh (Manga)

Baka to Gogh

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Baka and Gogh, Baka and Gogh, The Idiots & Gogh
Japanese: バカとゴッホ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 22, 2000
Authors: Katou, Shinkichi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Morning


Score: 7.521 (scored by 161 users)
Ranked: #32542
Popularity: #9711
Members: 437
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Sakai and Shoji are two idiots. Their band, Moozmuz, is eccentric, flamboyant and silly. Gogh, their classmate, is a quiet but intense clothes designer. Watch the friendship between these three artists blossom and suffer, rendered in Shinkichi Kato's vibrant, lively art. The two volumes also contain a pair of one-shots each.

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Apr 28, 2013
Shinkichi Kato’s Baka and Gogh is about the friendship between three people and how that friendship changes over time. The Baka of the title refers to two friends who are in a high school band. They’re desperate to play in their senior year festival-type thing, but it seems like they’re destined to be disliked or shunned. The Gogh of the title refers to a girl in their class who’s constantly being picked on. One day, the Baka step in and help her out. They then become best friends. But it isn’t that simple. What follows is a beautiful portrait of outsider friendships, the strange read more
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Manga: NHK ni Youkoso!
The art is quite different but the relationship between Sakai and Shoji reminds me a lot of Satou and Yamazaki. Both feature friends working together on a project. NHK is darker than Baka & Gogh, but both are funny and deal with human relationships and emotions.  
reportRecommended by swampsickness
Manga: Solanin
Similar feel, humor, both have interesting art, both don't have predictable plots, both have bands. Basically you should read both. 
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