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Cossette no Shouzou

Cossette no Shouzou

Alternative Titles

English: Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
Synonyms: コゼットの肖像, Le Portrait de Petite Cossette
Japanese: コゼットの肖像


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: 2004
Authors: Katsura, Asuka (Story & Art)
Serialization: Magazine-Z


Score: 7.331 (scored by 1268 users)
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Chapters: /9


Eiri Kurahashi is an art school student, with a job at a local antique store. It's there that he develops a strange obsession. He finds himself entranced by a portrait of a Victorian-era girl named Cossette. It's a portrait with a strange history--everyone who has owned it has been murdered in a bizarre fashion. But the story runs much deeper than that. Cossette was savagely murdered by her lover, who also happens to be the artist who painted the portrait. When the new owner of the portrait nearly kills himself, Eiri decides to get involved. And that's when Cossette begins speaking to him...

(Source: Tokyopop)


Cossette no Shouzou was published in English as Le Portrait de Petite Cossette by Tokyopop from July 3, 2006 to November 7, 2006.

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Jun 9, 2009
I'll keep this particular review brief only because of the my bizarre relationship with this work.

On the one hand the art is amazing. Fine line strokes combined with the heavy handed use of black ink and high contrast layouts. The art is only occasionally claustrophobic, an effect that is probably intentional due to the content of the story.

Speaking of which I was not fond of the plot. The premise of a haunting turned into deadly romance did not pique my interest in the least. It was a page turner only in the sense that I wanted to see the story conclude or the next beautifully read more
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Apr 4, 2013
I have to say that this manga, even though created after the anime was done, actually has much more depth to it. The story starts out with the main character drawing a image of a girl he saw in a painting in the antic store and it feels much more realistic then him seeing the girl in a piece of glass. Not only that, but it’s a painting that was painted with her own blood after Marcello killed her. The painting actually has a background that whoever owned the painting died so it gives a bit more depth to it. It gives the realization read more
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