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Abandon the Old in Tokyo (Manga)

Abandon the Old in Tokyo

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English: Abandon the Old in Tokyo
Synonyms: Tokyo Ubasuteyama, Toukyou Ubasuteyama
Japanese: 東京うばすて山


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: 1970 to ?
Genres: Seinen
Authors: Tatsumi, Yoshihiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Garo


Score: 7.471 (scored by 549 users)
Ranked: #42552
Popularity: #3836
Members: 1,103
Favorites: 13
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Dec 14, 2009
Abandon the Old Tokyo is a one volume manga by Yoshihiro Tastsumi is a manga consisting a few short stories,each of it has a message to all of us.

Story: The brilliance of the manga is that the mangaka had no fear and showed the "other" side of our lives.He is showing to all of us what the human mind and soul looks like and showed it to us brilliantly.He shows us the live of different kind of people,with different opinions,lives,thoughts and different positions in the society.When you start a new story everything seems like it's a normal everyday kind of thing,but there we can see read more
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Nov 26, 2012
A collection of one-shot short stories by one of the undisputed masters of the form, this is a very gritty and frequently grim manga, but one that holds a lot of value.

Story: The stories revolve around blank and weak narrators facing the bleak circumstances of their lives however they can. A lot of material is covered here, poverty, abandonment, bestiality, isolation, and this manga deals with a lot of themes not often seen in the form. It's a very dark read, certainly, but one that we can take a lot away from. The stories are very tightly plotted and cut straight to the point, but read more
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Jul 15, 2014
We are all perpetually bound by miserable people leading their contemptible lives. Abandon the old in Tokyo by Yoshishiro Tatsumi is a harsh yet a worthy read. Abandon the old in Tokyo is definitely something different and commendable of a mention. Stories of this kind are regarded as gekiga, meaning dramatic pictures, which was coined by the Tatsumi and has influenced a good deal of mangaka. I’ll be definitely reading other works by him, The Push man and other stories along with Good Bye! tops my priority list for now. Let me get this off first, this is not your regular shounen manga. If you read more
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