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Usagi Drop

Usagi Drop

Alternative Titles

English: Bunny Drop
Synonyms: Usagi Drop: Bangaihen
Japanese: うさぎドロップ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 62
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 8, 2005 to Dec 8, 2011
Authors: Unita, Yumi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Feel Young

Statistics

Score: 7.691 (scored by 13061 users)
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Ranked: #20952
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Popularity: #175
Members: 25,258
Favorites: 839
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /62
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Synopsis

When 30-year-old Daikichi returns home for his grandfather's funeral he meets an unfamiliar child in the garden. His mother explains that Rin is his grandfather's illegitimate daughter by an unknown mother. The girl is an embarrassment to all his relatives and nobody wants to take her in because of the scandal. Annoyed by their attitude, Daikichi decides to take care of Rin himself, even though he is single and has no experience raising a child.

Background

Usagi Drop was published in English as Bunny Drop by Yen Press from March 23, 2010 to April 22, 2014, which became a candidate for the 2011 Eisner Award in the Best U.S. Edition of International Material-Asia category.

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Characters

Kaga, Rin
Kaga, Rin
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Kawachi, Daikichi
Kawachi, Daikichi
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Nitani, Kouki
Nitani, Kouki
Main
Nitani, Yukari
Nitani, Yukari
Supporting
Yoshii, Masako
Yoshii, Masako
Supporting
Kawachi, Kazumi
Kawachi, Kazumi
Supporting
Gotou
Gotou
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

May 16, 2014
dutchah (All reviews)
Warning: Massive ending spoilers ahead. I'm very sorry but that 6 up there can't be properly explained without delving deep into spoiler territory.

I wish Usagi Drop had 2 separate entries, one being the start and one everything after the time-skip, starting in chapter 26. It's for one very simple reason. Usagi Drop is a prime example of how a great concept can still run off the rails badly. It's a masterclass in turning what starts as a warm, cute and fuzzy story into a catastrophic failure of a 'romantic' drama.

The gist of the premise is that Daikichi (a man who couldn't more obviously be unhappy read more
Nov 19, 2011
eillart (All reviews)
Never before have I read a manga that felt so different throughout the whole reading process. Really, if it were anime, I would think that after the first part the creators ran out of original material and decided to improvise from that point on to the very end. But of course, it is not so: ‘Usagi Drop’ is a manga created by one person, Yumi Unita, and surely as an author she has every right to do anything she considers necessary in terms of a story and plot development – but I have to admit, her vision is a rather strange one.

As you may know, read more
Mar 26, 2016
Red_Fox09 (All reviews)
This story should have been a 9 or 10 overall. However its time skip destroyed everything that made this manga so enduring.

WARNING!! Spoilers ahead.
It isn't possible to discuss why this gets such a bad score without delving into spoilers.

The first 25 chapters were brilliant they were heartwarming and enduring. They brought out all of the good feelings you could possibly want from it and they were golden. A solid 9 even 10.
They were all focused on Rin and Daikichii becoming a family and the struggle of raising a child as a single "parent" and the finding the joy that a child could bring to your read more
May 6, 2016
SuRgEoN0fDeAtH (All reviews)
(Review Contains Spoilers,you have been warned)

I love the first half,easily a 10/10 for me when it comes to slice of life...Then the second happened and suddenly,this enjoyable series became painful to read. Everything turns depressing,relationships are messed up and honestly what kind of audience was author going for? Pedobears? Those are the only type of people I can imagine who would read the first half hoping for the ending that happened at the end.

The reason i give it a 6 is because despite the messed up second half, I still enjoyed the first half and giving it anything less than 5 would be a read more

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