Mohiro Kitoh's Short Stories
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Synonyms: Kitoh Mohiro Tanpenshû - Zansho, Pochi no Ibasho, Pochi's Place, Kitoh Mohiro Tanpeshu Zansho
Japanese: 鬼頭莫宏短編集 残暑
English: Mohiro Kitoh's Short Stories
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: 2004
Genre: Drama Drama
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Kitoh, Mohiro (Story & Art)


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A collection of Mohiro Kitoh's short stories, covering everything from his debut story to his more recent works. Some have supernatural elements while some don't, but all deal with young people learning about how unusual the world around them can be.

1. Zansho - Summer Heat
2. The Girl on the Pole at the Intersection on 3rd Street
3. Bringing Flowers to Kasei Inn
4. Soiled, Beautiful
5. A & R
6. Papa's Song
7. Pochi's Place


Zansho was published in Brazilian Portuguese by L&PM Pocket in September 2015.


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Apr 21, 2010
Some manga-fans may know Mohiro Kitoh as the creator of 'Bokurano', an manga-series that puts a spin to the Super Robot-genre so utterly dark and nihilistic that it makes Evangelion (the godfather of genre-deconstructions in the anime-medium) look pleasant.

Many of Kitoh's works are similarly disturbing and depressing; but Zansho is an exception. It's by no means lighthearted; but the 7 stories featured in this collection combine insightful obervations on themes like regret and loss with a more bittersweet outlook on life and people as opposed to the oppressing nihilsm that normally permeates his work.

I'll reffrain from extensively explaining each of the stories in ...

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