Aug 30, 2022
I do not recommend this manga to people who did not watch the anime.
Carole & Tuesday is about music and the relationship of the main characters in particular, but also the cast around them. In this rushed manga adaptation there is, obviously, no music. The artist did his best to convey the impact of the songs through his art, but it cannot compete with the actual music by a long shot.
The cast is reduced to the core cast and side characters that appeared early on in the anime. Multiple side stories have been cut and the ending was moved to an earlier point in the
story, ending it after around 2/3rd of the anime plot.
The art itself is done well and some scenes look gorgeous. The interaction of the main duo is largely as wholesome, goofy and sometimes serious and tense as in the anime. However, this story just does not work as well without the actual music to accompany it.
In conclusion, I only recommend this manga to people who watched the anime and want some short nostalgia. At 18 chapters, its a quick read and if you know the songs you can evoke the same feelings you had as during the show.
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