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Helvetica Standard

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Japanese: Helvetica Standard
English: Helvetica Standard
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 9, 2007 to 2014
Genre: Comedy Comedy
Themes: Gag Humor Gag Humor, School School
Serialization: Newtype
Authors: Arawi, Keiichi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.211 (scored by 11641,164 users)
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Ranked: #58372
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Popularity: #5257
Members: 3,894
Favorites: 65


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Ever wondered about the manga Yuria Sekiguchi is often seen reading? This absurd, full-color 4-koma series provides a brief glimpse into the mind of the series' creator. With rich watercolor drawings and humorous takes on modern comic design, Helvetica Standard exposes and dismantles the world of Nichijou as imagined by Keiichi Arawi.

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Helvetica Standard was published in English by Vertical Inc. on October 17, 2017.


Mono Eye
Aioi, Yuuko
Shinonome, Hakase
Shinonome, Nano


May 8, 2022
I read the Vertical Inc. release of Helvetica Standard. It's an full-color anthology of Keiichi Arawi's comic and design work.
It comes with the said Helvetica Standard 4-komas, but also comes with the nichijou 4-komas that were serialized as promotional material for the released volumes. It also contains many promotional and miscelanious art pieces from nichijou and other Keiichi Arawi's works, as well as some stories and funny tidbits all around.

The Helvetica Standard proper 4-koma is random and very silly, but but that paired with good panel timing and beautiful art is what makes it unique and special. It's something that is nice to enjoy, ...
Nov 15, 2016
Helvetica Standart is a 4-koma manga by Keiichi Arawi which is well-known for Nichijou.

I was a big fan of Nichijou ( the Anime only) so i was really curious and had quite high expectation about his previous work.
You can also find some moment of Helvetica Standart during Nichijou anime that i found quite funny.

But I have found Helvetica really bad :

- It was the first time for me reading a 4-koma manga, and I don't appreciate 4-koma at all.
- The humour was really below what we could find on Nichijou's anime. I think it is mostly because having animation makes this kind of ...

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Poll: Helvetica Standard Chapter 1 Discussion
removed-user - Sep 9, 2012
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[Solved] Volume 2 (Chapter 42-75) not in MAL database?
jelbre - Jan 28, 2018
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I am confused.
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