Karakuri Odette
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Karakuri Odette

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Japanese: カラクリオデット
English: Karakuri Odette
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 35
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 5, 2005 to Dec 5, 2007
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Hana to Yume
Authors: Suzuki, Julietta (Story & Art)


Score: 7.711 (scored by 29092,909 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #16452
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Popularity: #2687
Members: 7,298
Favorites: 81


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Volumes: /6
Chapters: /35


Odette is an android created by the young talented scientist Dr. Yoshizawa. Wanting to find the ultimate difference between humans and his android, Odette decides to persuade Dr. Yoshizawa to enroll her in a local high school. Follow Odette's adventures as she ventures through high school, in search of the true meaning of being a human.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Karakuri Odette was published in English by Tokyopop from October 6, 2009 to April 12, 2011.


Morino, Youko
Ringozaka, Shirayuki


Dec 21, 2021
Is a human body an essential, necessary component of a human soul?

Tezuka's answer with Atom was "No." And that, until now, was the most beautiful answer I'd ever heard. It's an answer that cancels all of the stupid, machine-like prejudice that we human beings seem never to be able to get rid of.

But then I read Karakuri Odette. Her story gave my question the sweetest and most beautiful answer, one that made my heart warmer and brought grateful tears on my face.
What makes a human being truly human? It's the human heart. A Pure Heart,
like Odette's.

I liked everything of this work. Character development is fantastic, ...
Jul 9, 2015
*Contains a little bit of spoilers*

I decided to read Karakuri Odette because of Suzuki Julietta, hoping that it would be somewhat similar to Kamisama Hajimemashita. To those who came for this same reason, don't expect too much. Anyhow, let's get started with the actual review.

Story : 7/10

This is the only story that I've ever read that has androids/robots but isn't very sci-fi-ish. The story is more about innocence and discovering what it is like to be a human being. The usual topics like love, jealousy, friendship, yadda yadda are discussed. There's a teensy bit of romance as well.

I couldn't give a score higher than ...
Jan 30, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Starting with the positives: Karakuri Odette is an enjoyable read. The female protagonist is very likable, and is what makes this series truely shine. For the most part, it makes you want to continue reading, and only becomes draggy somewhere in the middle. Nonetheless, Karakuri is a simple, light hearted read. If you are looking for a shoujo with a serious romance (I'd go as far as to say that there is no romance in this series and it's more about Odette and her friends) and solid plot, then I'd suggest avoiding this series.

The negatives: My main issue with Karakuri, is obvious lack of ...

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