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English: Utsubora: The Story of a Novelist
Japanese: ウツボラ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 14
Status: Finished
Published: 2008 to 2012
Genres: Mystery, Drama
Authors: Nakamura, Asumiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Erotics F


Score: 7.881 (scored by 424 users)
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Ranked: #12162
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The story begins when Aki Fujino, a beautiful girl who the novelist Mizorogi knew, dies under mysterious circumstances. Then a girl appears before Mizorogi, and although she introduces herself as Aki's twin sister Sakura, her true identity is a complete mystery. As Mizorogi's past ties with Aki come to light, people begin to suspect him of plagiarism. Mizorogi's life spirals deeper into darkness as his editor and the police probe further into Aki's death and Mizorogi's connection with her.

(Source: ANN)


Utsubora was published in English as Utsubora: The Story of a Novelist by Vertical Inc. in an omnibus on June 18, 2013.


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Jul 20, 2013
Utsubora - The Story of a Novelist.

To an author, to write is to live. What happens if you can no longer write? What then, is life?

When I first came across this book, I knew nothing about it nor its author. The cover art alone intrigued me enough to want to pick it up, and I'm glad I did. The art on the inside was off-putting to me at first because because the characters, especially the male ones, looked like typical Yaoi or Shonen Ai character designs. Which means that they may be shown to sometimes have unusual, broad shoulders, be incredibly handsome in read more
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