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Zankoku na Douwatachi (Manga)

Zankoku na Douwatachi

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Zankoku na Douwa-tachi, Cruel Fairytales, Cruel Fairy Tales, Blanche, Backstage Mage, Sonotoki Tina wa Kako wo Mita, Teina Who Can See the Past
Japanese: 残酷な童話たち


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 10, 1990 to Aug 20, 1992
Authors: Yuki, Kaori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume


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Ranked: #92272
Popularity: #2993
Members: 1,642
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A collection of oneshots:

Cruel Fairytales
When Martin and his sister were young, they tried to run away from home. They ran into the forest only to find an unexpected gruesome scene: women were hanged on the trees. Both siblings were traumatised and the younger sister ran away. Now, an older Martin desperately tries to find his sister.

Blanche's life was perfect. Her father, the mayor, was rich and she got everything she wanted. But one day her house blows up and she's left as the only survivor with no money at all. She vows revenge on the person who blew the house up and plans it with a strange boy she meets...

Backstage Mage
Lying on the floor after being beaten by his father, Aleister's mother died after saying "I will be reborn. Wait for me until then" and leaving him her precious ring. 17 years later Aleister bumps into a girl and the ring reacts...

Sono Toki Teina wa Kako wo Mita -
Teina has the ability to see the past and because of her ability, Sergeant Kaiji has requested for her help in in solving a case involving the sudden brutal killings of policemen. Teina realizes that Kaiji was actually her past life’s lover and agrees to help him. As she tries to see the past, a sudden dark force seems to be stopping her, and she realizes that these murders are more than what they seem.

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Both are mangas by Kaori Yuki, so you can expect great art, strong story, some level of cruelty towards characters and psychological plot. What else could you ask for? :) Die is oneshot which contains only about 16 pages, but it still has stronger story than most of extremely popular mangas. Zankoku na Douwa-tachi is collection of three oneshots. My personal favourite is Cruel Fairytales. I highly recommend them, as well as other masterpieces of Yuki-sama. 
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