Tsukikage Baby
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Tsukikage Baby

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Japanese: 月影ベイベ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 45
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 28, 2012 to Mar 28, 2017
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, JoseiJosei
Authors: Kodama, Yuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Flowers (Monthly)


Score: 7.361 (scored by 375375 users)
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Ranked: #36612
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Popularity: #8211
Members: 1,295
Favorites: 6
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In a small provincial town filled with a spirit of preservation for a traditional performance art called, "Owara," arrives Hotaruko, a transfer student from Tokyo. When a local boy named Hikaru catches her in an awkward stance in—what was supposed to be—an empty classroom, they form a strange bond. What's more, their bond makes way for an unexpected development...?!

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Apr 7, 2019
buunny (All reviews)
Tsukikage Baby starts out promising, but quickly lags into boredom when it starts to repeat the same situations, declarations, and rejections over and over again like a skipping record. It reads with the intention of having a different ending than it was given, as the main character has feelings for a character for the entire series before giving them up in the last three chapters. So, the ending seemed unlikely, disappointing, and forced.

Since it is a romance manga, it is horrible to have messed up the believability of the romance between the two characters, who wound up together, so much. In every romance, there is read more
Aug 6, 2019
Folipurba (All reviews)
Tsukikage baby is a manga about a small provincial town and its traditional dance, Kaze-no bon.

THe STORY is about Romance and dancing, beginnings and ends, letting go and finding a new home. The dance itself is depicted and discussed in such a way that it appeares to be more than plot, almost as a charcter. Its the binding element in this story and gives it cohesion and also rounds off the story and ties in every character.
The manga is rather short, the romance is quite simple or lets say conventional, but the main focus is the small towns community and the tradition of dance. read more
Sep 27, 2020
rotanrotan1 (All reviews)
I love every bit of it. or not really, I hate-love how jealousy is vividly portrayed throughout the story.

I've only come to realize that this is the same author as Sakamichi no Apollon. As I've read, I've wondered why I get this feeling of being enthralled with Owara, a folk dance I've only just known first in this manga. Frames, I've never imagined I would feel so much passion from characters talking about nothing but Owara. I've tried watching clips of the dance in real life on YouTube, and I don't necessarily feel anything. But as I continue to read, all the dancing read more

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