Sousakusha
The Quest for the Missing Girl
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Sousakusha

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 捜索者
English: The Quest for the Missing Girl
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 24, 1999 to Oct 25, 1999
Genres: Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Story & Art)

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Ranked: #59842
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Popularity: #10067
Members: 1,705
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Synopsis

Shiga, a mountaineer, leaves his isolated lodge and returns to Tokyo in order to track down Megumi—the missing daughter of Tatsuko (Shiga's deceased best friend) and Yoriko (whom Shiga has secretly been in love with since before Tatsuko died). Shiga's investigation takes him into the world of "compensated dating" and disaffected teens and what he discovers there suggests that Megumi may have been abducted by a pedophile with a great deal of power and influence. In order to save the girl and regain the self-respect he lost when his best friend died, Shiga must break through the wall of silence and do what the police dare not.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Sousakusha was published in English as The Quest for the Missing Girl by Ponent Mon on January 1, 2010, and in Polish by Hanami.

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Feb 3, 2023
A man who works as guardian of a cabin protected by its mountains goes down to the valley to look for a missing girl, the daughter of a mountaineer friend of his who died when the girl was only three years old. For her, the man begins to investigate and enter the jungle of the metropolis of Tokyo colliding with the problems of Japanese society, a theme that is very present in Taniguchi's stories, the character of Shiga is very complex, he feels guilty both for the fact that he he went with the girl's father, in his friend's last climb in the Himalayas but ...

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