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Barbara

Barbara

Alternative Titles

English: Barbara
Japanese: ばるぼら

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 25, 1973 to May 10, 1974
Genres: Drama
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic

Statistics

Score: 7.171 (scored by 267 users)
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Ranked: #69852
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Popularity: #9056
Members: 679
Favorites: 6
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Synopsis

Barbara is a girl living in the streets of Tokyo. She become the muse of Yosuke Mikura, a popular writer, especially with the ladies. Between Yosuka and Barbara starts a relationship which is beneficial for his writings, but can end up in despair when Barbara chooses her freedom above the luxury she can get.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Barbara was published in English by Digital Manga Publishing on August 29, 2012.

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Sep 9, 2012
SN-chan (All reviews)
Barbara (ばるぼら) is certainly an interesting graphic novel. Serialized in from 1973 to 1974, it was made in a time when Osamu Tezuka was struggling to solidify his place in the seinen genre of comics–while at the same time keep hold of his reputation as a childrens comic artist. The novel follows a somewhat successful novelist, Yousuke Mikura, and the trouble he gets into when he a mysterious woman starts living with him, Barbara.

The first five chapters mainly focus Mikura’s condition as a sexual deviant, where he experience odd hallucinations, and the misadventures that he gets into with Barbara. Although they’re decent enough in their read more

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