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Aruku Hito (Manga)

Aruku Hito

Alternative Titles

English: The Walking Man
Japanese: 歩くひと

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 18
Status: Finished
Published: 1990 to 1998
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 7.481 (scored by 833 users)
Ranked: #42702
Popularity: #2689
Members: 1,528
Favorites: 20
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Popular Tags

slice of life

Similar Recommendations Submitted by Users

The Walking Man and Yama E Iku (in the Anywhere But Here anthology) are extremely similar to one another. Nothing ground breaking happens, but a man just walks around, and takes in the beauty of nature around him. It's about simple things.
Both deal with contemplation of simple things in life and taking pleasure by noticing them.
Same author. Taniguchi Jiro made perfect example of "slice of life" manga - slow paced stories with unique atmosphere. Both are meant for mature readers.
Slice of life titles that live for idyllic scenery.
Both are excellent examples of slice-of-life done well. Gentle storytelling, combined with minimal dialogue (allowing the pictures to tell the story), pictures that do indeed paint a 1000 words and an overwhelming sense of peace and harmony, make these a delight to read. The Walking Man has the advantage that it does not have the same gentle melancholy that YKK has, making it a more uplifting read that reminds us all the we need to stop and smell the flowers more often.
Both manga have protagonists that do plenty of walking on their free time. The Walking Man could be summed up as "stop and smell the roses" while BLAME! could be summed up as "stop and shoot the cyborg killing machines".
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