Udon no Hito
The Lady of Udon
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Udon no Hito

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Synonyms: Udon no Onna
Japanese: うどんの女
English: The Lady of Udon
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: May 2010 to Jun 2011
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Feel Young
Authors: est em (Story & Art)


Score: 7.081 (scored by 16271,627 users)
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Ranked: #75282
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Popularity: #6289
Members: 3,052
Favorites: 13
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An art student becomes infatuated with an older woman who serves noodles at the university cafeteria. Little does he know that she has been fantasizing about him herself. Complicating the matter is her past relationship with the student's professor...

(Source: Kotonoha)


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Apr 27, 2017
A true gem: Its unorthodox art style and experimental telling of the story - constantly blending alternative fantasy scenarios that allow us glimpses of the characters psyches - are an absolute joy. The realism in the portrayal of human doubt, worry, sex drive are all beautifully rendered in tiny details that let you guess, rather than be told. This realism and the tiny details that let you understand the inner worlds of the characters through glimpses make for a titillating read that feels rather sensual in nature without ever giving too much away.

The only complaint that someone may have from this story is that it ...
Oct 7, 2016
A sweet little josei about a couple with a large age gap, the lady being the older of the two (a dynamic I, personally, am quite fond of).

The plot is simple and rather linear, but is well executed and refreshing for it's lack of typical drama and angst. The characters are realistic, their circumstances and perspectives easy to relate to. The focus is solely on character's inner thoughts and reactions to one another, with very little time spent on fleshing out the setting, character backgrounds and supporting cast (though I don't believe that is entirely a negative).

Est Em's beautiful art tells the story ...
May 12, 2016
Mixed Feelings
It's not bad, but it's not amazing either. The romance is somewhat superficial and based solely on fluff, and there's really no complicating incident or event to look forward too. It's a cute little romance with no real grounding in reality. Nothing all that exciting takes place and nothing all that offensive does either. It's just a very basic premise with no real value beyond a simple, cute romance.

Not all that excellent, but there's definitely a style. It feels very western, almost as if it were in the Sunday paper. It's very rough sketch, but at one point I wondered if the mangaka's intention was ...


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