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Haikara-san ga Tooru

Haikara-san ga Tooru

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Smart-san, Mademoiselle Anne, There Goes the Modern Girl, Here Comes Miss Modern, Here Comes a Dandy
Japanese: はいからさんが通る

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: 1975 to 1977
Authors: Yamato, Waki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shoujo Friend

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Ranked: #5942
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Synopsis

Benio Hanamura is a 17-year-old schoolgirl in Tokyo during the Taisho era. Benio lost her mother when she was very young and has been raised by her father, a high-ranking official in the Japanese army. As a result, she has grown into a tomboy—contrary to traditional Japanese notions of femininity, she studies kendo, drinks sake, dresses in often outlandish-looking Western fashions, and isn't as interested in housewife duties as she is in literature. She also rejects the idea of arranged marriages and believes in a woman's right to a career and to marry for love. Benio's best friends are the beautiful Tamaki, who is much more feminine than Benio but equally interested in women's rights, and Ranmaru, a young man who was raised to play female roles in the kabuki theater and as a result has acquired very effeminate mannerisms.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Background

Haikara-san ga Tooru won the first Kodansha Manga Award for shoujo in 1977.

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Recent Forum Discussion

do anybody know the mangascan site that has this manga?
clarameiyola - Dec 27, 2009
1 replies by Anomalous »»
Apr 2, 2010 9:35 AM
Miss Modern(Haikara san ga Tooru) manga
clarameiyola - Dec 27, 2009
1 replies by Asako »»
Dec 28, 2009 2:47 PM