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Synonyms: A Great Revelation, Otoko Ippatsu, Haittemasu, Wakaremichi, Sasori, Shiiku, Tokyo Ubasute Yama, Kemono Namida, Kotsu Kotsu Kotsu, ORIZURU -S-kun e no Tegami-, Saikai, Itoshi no Monkey, Goodbye, Toukyou Ubasuteyama, Abandon the Old in Tokyo, Occupied
Japanese: 大発見


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 25, 2002
Genres: Seinen
Authors: Tatsumi, Yoshihiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.301 (scored by 190 users)
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Ranked: #58132
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1. Otoko Ippatsu (Just a Man)
2. Haittemasu (Occupied)
3. Wakaremichi (Forked Road)
4. Sasori
5. Shiiku
6. Tokyo Ubasuteyama (Abandon the Old in Tokyo)
7. Kemono Namida
8. Kotsu Kotsu Kotsu (Click Click Click)
9. ORIZURU -S-kun e no Tegami-
10. Saikai
11. Itoshi no Monkey (Beloved Monkey)
12. Goodbye
13. Daihakken


Several of the stories in this collection were published in English by Drawn & Quarterly in the collections Abandon the Old in Tokyo and Goodbye in 2009.


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Oct 14, 2017
DeepBlueHorizons (All reviews)
Ok I don't write reviews but nobody has written one for this and that is a shame, so I will be the hero and do the honors.

Now this is a collection of short stories by Tatsumi. There are multiple versions of his collections of short stories (Abandon the Old In Tokyo, The Push Man and Other Stories, etc) so this review basically not only applies to Daihakken but his other collections as well, since most of them contain the same works.

The stories you will read in Daihakken are REAL SLICE OF LIFE. Not 3 lolis working in a coffee shop while dealing with high read more
Sep 11, 2018
T3Deliciouz (All reviews)
This manga deals with the working environment of Japan in 1970 which you should know has only gotten increasingly worse to today. It's slice of life, but a darker look, short character studies on the working class people, and whether the writer intended to or not, a critique of capitalism. Examining how capitalism isolates individuals, which leads to alienation from society and creates anti-social behavior in people. If you wanted to watch a live action version of this I'd suggest watching Mr. Robot as they both hit the same points through different executions.

The ideas aren't new, but in 1970 Japan as the economy read more


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