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Synonyms: Monokuro Kinderbook, Saigo no Onna-tachi, Women Who Survive, Aoi Ehon, A Picture Story for Melancholic Girls, Highway, Motel, Skyline [2001 amid a heat wave], Kahinashiko no Koi, Red Candles, Futile Love, Gohon Ashi no Kage, Five-Legged Shadow
Japanese: イエローバックス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 24, 2000 to Dec 22, 2001
Genre: Drama Drama
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Garo
Authors: Takahama, Kan (Story & Art)


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Very clever, very subtle - even when her words are very direct, Kan Takahama tackles subjects as diverse as suicide pacts, mermaids, making a porno film and bar room chat with a robust yet delicate grace.

Probably the most talented mangaka to have recently emerged from Japan, Kan Takahama's art and story telling will surprise when least expected...

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1. Saigo no Onna-tachi (Women Who Survive)
2. Aoi Ehon (Kinderbook: A Picture Story for Melancholic Girls)
3. Highway, Motel, Skyline (Highway, Motel, Skyline [2001 amid a heat wave])
4. Kahinashiko no Koi (Red Candles, Futile Love)
5. Gohon Ashi no Kage (Five-Legged Shadow)
6. Minnano Blues (Minanogawa Blues)
7. Asoko ni, Utsukushii Futatsu no Taiyou (Over There: Beautiful Binary Sins)
8. Mont Saint-Michel


The first 7 one-shots in Yellowbacks were published in English in Ponent Mon's Kan Takahama collection Monokuro Kinderbook on March 15, 2006.


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