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Aoi Honoo

Aoi Honoo

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Synonyms: Blue Blaze, Blue Flame
Japanese: アオイホノオ


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: 2007 to ?
Authors: Shimamoto, Kazuhiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gessan


Score: 7.311 (scored by 43 users)
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Ranked: #57112
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Popularity: #8848
Members: 901
Favorites: 6
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In this story set in the early 1980s, a young man dreams of becoming a renowned comic writer in years to come. His name is Honoo Moyuru. He has no money, only a dream. Then, he feels overwhelmed by his lack of ability, and buys some sake, although he has no head or stomach for alcohol. This is a tortured elegy for any dashing young art student who spends his days careening around in burning ambition.


Aoi Honoo won the 60th Shogakukan Manga Award in a tie with Asahinagu for best general manga in 2014 and was nominated for the 3rd Taisho Manga Award in 2010.

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