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Endou Hiroki Tanpenshuu

Endou Hiroki Tanpenshuu

Alternative Titles

English: Tanpenshu
Synonyms: Hiroki Endo's Short Stories, Hiroki Endo's Tanpenshu
Japanese: 遠藤浩輝短編集


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 25, 1995 to Feb 10, 2001
Authors: Endo, Hiroki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Afternoon


Score: 7.681 (scored by 1179 users)
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Ranked: #21102
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Popularity: #2282
Members: 2,801
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This collection is an amalgamation of work reflecting Hiroki Endo's philosophy and his outstanding ability to draw and to tell stories.

Volume 1
1. Karasu to Shoujo to Yakuza (The Crows, the Girl and the Yakuza)
2. Kitto Kawaii Onnanoko dakara (Because You're Definitely a Cute Girl)
3. Kamisama nante Shinjiteinai Bokura no Tame ni (For Those of Us Who Don't Believe in God)

Volume 2
1. Hang
2. Joshikousei 2000 (High School Girl 2000)
3-4. Platform
5. Boys Don't Cry


Endo Hiroki Tanpenshuu was published in English as Tanpenshu by Dark Horse from January 30, 2007 to June 12, 2007. It was also published in Polish as Hiroki Endo: Krótkie Historie by Japonica Polonica Fantastica as part of Mega Manga series.



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Jul 11, 2013
“All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts...”

With these verses, William Shakespeare summed up in his “As you like it” what would three hundred years later become the foundation of Goffman and Pirandello's philosophies. That's right, every human, every day plays an act, wearing a different mask in any situation as the latter would write, all to keep on living and mingle inside this society which sometimes is more of a fictional world than the real theatre.

Along came Hiroki Endo and, taking inspiration by real and imaginary read more
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Apr 11, 2010
I've started reading this manga quite enthusiastically, because after just a few pages I was smitten by the artwork.The Crows, the Girl and the Yakuza is the first story, and in my opinion the best one. It's the only story in which I did not feel that the artist was in a hurry to finish, or he had a limited number of pages he could use for each story.There's a certain unfinished air to the stories, they seem as pieces of an artist's practice sketchbook, like a draft for the real thing.

Despite this, I rather enjoyed this work, because I like darkness, spleen and despair, read more
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