Short Cuts
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Short Cuts

Alternative Titles

English: Short Cuts
Japanese: ショートカッツ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 3, 1996 to Feb 18, 1999
Genre: Comedy Comedy
Explicit Genre: Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Parody Parody
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Sunday (Weekly)
Authors: Furuya, Usamaru (Story & Art)


Score: 7.281 (scored by 10291,029 users)
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Ranked: #44202
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Popularity: #5080
Members: 2,737
Favorites: 43

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May 10, 2013
5camp (All reviews)
Every country seems to have their version of the materialistic, gossipy teenage girl stereotype. The details differ in minor ways, but many similar trends arise. Talking endlessly about mindless gossip, bitchy and shallow minded, fashion obsessed and concerned about their appearance. Where Japan differs is that, due to their fetishisation of youth, the teenage girl stereotype is seen as the ideal creature.

Short Cuts is a reaction to this idolisation of the teenage girl. More specifically, the Kogal, a specific brand of teenage girl with their baggy socks, short skirts, Shibuya-based lifestyle. If the Kogal had existed several centuries ago, there would be giant statues of read more