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Kanshakudama no Yuutsu

Kanshakudama no Yuutsu

Alternative Titles

English: Short-Tempered Melancholic and Other Stories
Synonyms: Short-tempered Melancholy, Firecracker is Melancholy, Short-Tempered Melancholic, Squib Feeling Blue, Kanshaku-Dama no Yuutsu
Japanese: かんしゃく玉のゆううつ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 5, 2008 to ?
Authors: Tanemura, Arina (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ribon Magazine

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Synopsis

This is a two-part manga that was printed with three other short stories together in one book. The tankoubon itself shares the title of this story, Kanshakudama no Yuutsu.

Story 1) Kanshakudama no Yuutsu: Kajika is a female ninja and her parents were murdered by the rival ninja family Hayato when she was a little girl. Now, she lives with her grandfather. She falls in love with her senpai named Fujisaki. But he thinks that Kajika is too male. And Kajika's childhood friend Yuga has a problem with Fujisaki-senpai! When Fujisaki wants to date Kajika, she discovers something that is really shocking and surprising for her...

Story 2) This Affair is for Real: Yuri wants her best friend Karin, a rich girl, to meet her pen friend because she sent him a photo of Karin. For a ordinary dessert (a cheesecake) Karin do that, and she has a date with Ryo in the aquarium, but nothing is like it should be - appearances are deceptive...

Story 3) The Romance in the Afternoon Rain: Minori falls in love with Takato-kun, a boy from an other school because one day he gave her his umbrella when it was raining. Since this day, Minori hopes, that there is every time rain because she wants to be with Takato under his umbrella. But in the middle school Takato got a go-by of a girl and there is a rumour, that he hates all girls since this day. What will Minori do and WHO was that girl...!?

Story 4: The Second Time in Love: This is Tanemura Arinas debut in the year 1995 or 1996. Mana loves the boyfriend of her bestfriend Yume. But the most popular boy at school, Nakamura Shigenobu, loves Mana and he doesn't give up. But Mana doesn't want to fell in love with someone else until she forget Nishikawa.kun, the boyfriend of Yume

Background

Kanshakudama no Yuutsu was published in English as Short-tempred Melancholic and Other Stories by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint on August 5, 2008.

Characters

Yoika, Kajika
Yoika, Kajika
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Satake, Ryo
Satake, Ryo
Main
Aikawa, Minori
Aikawa, Minori
Main
Shinya, Takato
Shinya, Takato
Main
Takasegawa, Karin
Takasegawa, Karin
Main
Atsushi, Ryono
Atsushi, Ryono
Main
Yuga
Yuga
Main


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Mijoo-Chan
Feb 6, 2009
i love arina but this is not her best work. it's probably from when she first started. it's 4 short stories. the first 3 are ok, firecracker, the love affair, and romance in afternoon but the last one, the 2nd time in love, i didn't really like. the art isn't very good here either.
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alexalgebra
Sep 22, 2010
This wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, but it wasn't great either. The stories were all cute, I guess, especially the first two ("Short-Tempered Melancholic" and "This Love is Nonfiction"), but the second two were pretty boring. Honestly, "The Style of the Second Love" was downright annoying. All of the characters were pretty stupid and I was glad it was short and over quickly!

If you're bored and this book is sitting around, it's worth picking up to read the first half, but I wouldn't go out of your way to read it otherwise.
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