Boku wa, Onnanoko
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Boku wa, Onnanoko

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Synonyms: Boku wa, Onna no Ko, Sweet 16, Shounen no Musume, Boy's Daughter, Rakuen ni Ikou, Let's Go to the Paradise, The Theme of Akemi, The Flower, He said "I'm a Girl"
Japanese: ぼくは、おんなのこ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: 2003 to 2005
Genres: Drama Drama, Girls Love Girls Love
Serialization: Ribon Magazine
Authors: Shimura, Takako (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #157652
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A collection of one-shot stories by Takako Shimura, the author of Hourou Musuko (Wandering Son) and Aoi Hana (Sweet Blue Flowers). Originally published between 1997 and 2001, these stories deal with issues relating to gender, romance, ideals of beauty, and relationships with parents.

1. Boku wa, Onnanoko (He Said, "I Am a Girl")
2. Rakuen ni Ikou (Let's Go to the Paradise)
3. Shounen no Musume (Boy's Daughter)
4. The Theme of Akemi ver. Teruo
5. The Theme of Akemi ver. Yoshio
6. The Theme of Akemi ver. Haruo
7. Hana (The Flower)
8. Sweet 16


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Aug 28, 2015
The namesake of a play from Shimura-sensei's Hourou Musuko, "I am a Girl" deals with gender identity as well as other important issues.
The manga is six unrelated stories, one of which is told from the perspective of three brothers. (I will write various content warnings with the different stories, since it seems some of them can be a bit triggering - message me your opinions!)

ch.1 - He said "I'm a girl" - score: 7 (good)
If you've read or seen Hourou Musuko you will recognize the plot of this one-shot. If not, you see a world where everyone's gender have been switched around, and people learn ...

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Boku wa onnanoko
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