Arigatou
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Arigatou

Alternative Titles

English: Thank you
Japanese: ありがとう

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 47
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 1, 1994 to Jun 1, 1995
Genres: ComedyComedy, EcchiEcchi, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, PsychologicalPsychological, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Yamamoto, Naoki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits

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Score: 7.041 (scored by 20072,007 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #72062
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Popularity: #1920
Members: 5,914
Favorites: 102
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Synopsis

A depressing story about how a Japanese family's life goes wrong: an immoral protagonist, her sister who was gang raped before, her alcoholic mother who later devoted her life to a cult, and her father who lost favor with his company... full of sexual content and highly violent.

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Dec 10, 2009
ralphy0103 (All reviews)
Arigatou (4 Volumes/47 Chapters)

Essentially, Arigatou is a depiction of the deconstruction and harmonious breakdown of one particular Japanese family and how one man intends to revive his role as father. In order to protect his family from the many hardships that have befallen them. The author Yamamoto Naoki is a man who in essence, can in every form; portray the adverse effect of the human psyche in conjunction to the way certain actions and events make human beings feel.

One thing to note about this series is that though it's content is aimed at the more mature, it comes complete with a rather heavy comedic overtone read more
Apr 30, 2015
Alnime (All reviews)
Arigatou is unapologetically gounded, brave, and progressive.

First of all, I think the sex scenes turned some people off into giving lower ratings than it deserves. This resembles Welcome to the NHK in that it's a story of flawed protagonists. Imo, the first half is entertaining, but the second half is coherent. The first half suffers from forced plot driving with awkward conflicts and dialogues that seem ridiculous at first. But honestly, that was a huge part of the entertainment in reading it that kept me going.

The farther along you get into the 2nd half, the pieces add together that really humanize the characters and read more

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