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Ohikkoshi

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Takei Teashi Manga Zenshuu, Shoujo Mangaka Mushuku: Namida no Luncheon Nikki, Midorogaike ni Shura wo Mita
Japanese: 竹易てあし漫画全集 おひっこし
English: Ohikkoshi
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 19, 2002
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Samura, Hiroaki (Story & Art)

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Score: 6.901 (scored by 974974 users)
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Ranked: #89052
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Popularity: #5662
Members: 2,664
Favorites: 23

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Synopsis

These stories are told with the same bold, kinetic art style and brilliantly paced storytelling that Samura's Blade of the Immortal epic is famous for. The main offering, "Ohikkoshi," follows the turbulent paths of several twenty-something art students as they fall in love, fall in lust, play in rock bands, ride motorbikes, eat, sleep (together), and try to avoid making life decisions while drunk. This romantic comedy is a "Japanese art school confidential" packed with absurd humor, obscure death metal references, and some expertly placed, dramatic revelations. "Luncheon of Tears Diary" is a vibrant, genre-busting tale that also peppers its humor with sharp, dramatic moments. Natsumi Funabashi, a virgin, is an aspiring manga creator on a quest for love and a fulfilling career. Along the way, she has to cope with overzealous men, gang warfare, a mahjong addiction, and a lascivious manga editor. This collection is rounded off by Samura's hilarious "Kyoto Super Barhopping Journal: Bloodbath at Midorogaike," a rare, autobiographical travel piece.

(Source: Dark Horse)

Included one-shots: Shoujo Mangaka Mushuku: Namida no Luncheon Nikki, Midorogaike ni Shura wo Mita

Background

Ohikkoshi was published in English by Dark Horse on October 18, 2006.

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Aug 9, 2010
insektmute (All reviews)
Being a huge fan of Hiroaki Samura's work on Blade of the Immortal, I could barely contain my excitement when I ran across Ohikkoshi, and I had absolute confidence that he would deliver the same beautiful artwork and compelling storytelling that I've become accustomed to.

The story focuses on Tono and his group of friends taking those awkward, and often difficult steps toward adulthood. Desperately clinging together over alcohol, cigarettes, loud music, and love, the group slowly begins to crumble as each begins to drift toward their own respective paths.

It's a fairly simple story, and the sort of subject matter that I'm not used to read more

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