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Hotel (Manga)

Hotel

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hotel: Since 2079, Present, Subete wa Maguro no Tame datta, It Was All for the Tuna, Stephanos, Diadem
Japanese: Boichi作品集 HOTEL

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: 2006
Authors: Boichi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Morning

Statistics

Score: 8.191 (scored by 8005 users)
Ranked: #5232
Popularity: #296
Members: 13,325
Favorites: 315
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Synopsis

Collection of short stories:

1) Hotel: Since 2079 (2006):
2) Present (2006):
3) Subete wa Maguro no Tame datta (It Was All for the Tuna) (2008):
4) Stephanos
5) Diadem

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Shaya
Jun 27, 2008
One word: fantastic
It shows exactly what humankind is doing with the world: destroying it. Maybe our generation won´t see it, but this day will certainly come if we keep this behavior. The story is about this days, when the destruction or Earth is inevitable some people departs to another planet and, at the same time, builds a "hotel", a tower controled by a super-computer with DNA from all beings , except the man. Its mission is wait to Earth becames liveable again to restore all the plants and animals, the manga shows the records of this computer through the years.
The story is told in read more
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Aeonic
Feb 23, 2010
This is a scintillating tale that will put more emphasis on the time that we share with our loved ones. A Present once opened, the inclement struggle of life shall pass.

Story-There's nothing especially grandeur or ground breaking about this story. A student falls madly in love with her teacher, their is a reluctance in dating his pupil.Fast foward to Hanako being in chronic coma liked state due to an incurable disease , takao sucumbs to these difficulties as times. These stories at times try to be sensationalistic and unrealistic in trying to enthrall the reader but the story tries to be read more
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Qwerkzy
May 28, 2008
I stumbled onto this manga when I was looking for a good one-shot to spend my time on. The apocalyptic premise of the story appealed to me immediately, and the cover looked promising as well, with the skyscrapers half submerged into the glittering ocean. Furthermore, hotel was the highest rated one-shot on this site and so I decided it would be a good investment of my time.

I still think it was, but I'm not sure I would rate it as highly as the others who read it. The poignancy of the story is marred by a rather bizarre and hilariously bad attempt read more
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ZooWee
May 31, 2011
Present is a short 40-page-long story about love and presents. Yes, it‘s all about love and presents. But don‘t expect it to be sweet and shallow. It‘s much deeper than that.

Story
Present is a one-shot manga so I won’t say much. Basically, it’s a story about a student who falls in love with her teacher. Sadly, she has a rare disease which causes her to fall into a deep slumber. Doctors do their best to prolong her life but when Hanako finally wakes up, she has only three days left to live. It’s up to her husband to help her spend her last days happily. read more
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