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Short Program

Short Program

Alternative Titles

English: Short Program
Synonyms: Kinkyou, Kousaten mae, Take-off, Change, Plus One, Murasaki, Nani ga Nandaka
Japanese: ショート・プログラム あだち充傑作短編作品集


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 10, 1984 to Mar 11, 1988
Genres: Romance, Shounen
Authors: Adachi, Mitsuru (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Big Comic


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These short works by a master of manga storytelling are rich with emotion and unexpected outcomes. Decidedly human, they deal with the kinks and quirks of love, lust, missed opportunity, fate, and temptation that make life both tragic and comic.

(Source: VIZ Media)

1. Kinkyou (The Current State of Affairs)
2. Kousaten mae (At the Intersection)
3. Short Program
4. Take-off
5. Change
6. Plus 1
7. Murasaki (Purple)
8-9. Nani ga Nandaka (What's Going On!?)


Short Program was published in English by VIZ Media on October 30, 2000. It has also been published in Italian by Star Comics, French by Tonkam, Spanish by Otakuland and Indonesian by PT Elex Media Komputindo.

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Sep 17, 2013
Among the 3 volumes of Short Program, this 1st one contains absolutely the best stories. All the 8 stories tell about LOVE. A wonderful, pure, innocent and poetic love, so hard to find in nowadays stories and nowadays reality.

If you have never read any Adachi's story, you MUST start from this. This single volume really shows how poetic Adachi Mitsuru is.

Of course, if you already love Mitsuru Adachi, you MUST read it.
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