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Tokyo Tarareba Musume

Tokyo Tarareba Musume

Alternative Titles

English: Tokyo Tarareba Girls
Synonyms: Tokyo Tarareba-Jou, Tokyo "What If" Girls, TarareBar
Japanese: 東京タラレバ娘

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 31
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 24, 2014 to Apr 25, 2017
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Josei
Authors: Higashimura, Akiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Kiss

Statistics

Score: 7.871 (scored by 378 users)
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Ranked: #14012
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Popularity: #4846
Members: 1,991
Favorites: 33
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Synopsis

"I spent all my time wondering 'What if?' Then one day I woke up and I was 33."

Rinko doesn't think she's that bad-looking, but before she knew it, she was thirty-something and single. Now she wants to get married by the time the Tokyo Olympics rolls around in six years, but… that might be easier said than done!

(Source: Kodansha Comics USA)

Background

Tokyo Tarareba Musume was published digitally in English as Tokyo Tarareba Girls by Kodansha Comics USA from February 14 to November 21, 2017.

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Feb 11, 2018
littlegirly (All reviews)
I love Higashimura's work and when I heard of this one and it's plot I was immediately interested.
The first and second volume and a bit of the third were so intensely engaging with amazing life quotes and steady rising flow, but by the 4th volume that intensity slowed and you reach the point of where all the characters' are stuck in their own kind of slump and conflict more individually but still together since they are the tokyo tarareba girls.
I really recommend picking this up since it's getting a physical release this summer (I read it digitally because I thought such a niche title would read more
Feb 5, 2018
roro11 (All reviews)
I was surprised to find that this manga's score is below 8 and this would e the first review! This my first review so bear with me :D
This manga is amazing. You might find the main characters annoying but be patient. It's great!

*This contains may spoilers*


The story is great it mainly deals with how society looks at women. It questions society standards. Why must women end up married? is that women's happiness? What is happiness? What's wrong with living freely and being independent? It deals with this and how it pressures women and their search for happiness
The character which is the voice of the society read more
Nov 21, 2018
somaisbatman (All reviews)
Last month a very strange thing happened. I found myself reading, God forbid, a heterosexual manga. And on top of that, I found myself sincerely enjoying it too. So how did I even get into this position?

Well, it’s my love of Akiko Higashimura’s previous works that brought me to Tokyo Tarareba Girls. The cast consisting of women in their 30’s was the part that really intrigued me. It’s so rare to see mangas about people past high school and young adulthood, and especially ones from the perspective of working women. The closest other thing I can think of to this perspective is Turning Girls, the read more
Jan 21, 2019
kkl4261 (All reviews)
This manga reviews the current view of the role of woman in Japan, which is quite accurate. It questions the stereotype of woman in Japan, where woman are viewed as someone who takes care of home only. Knowing how harsh Japan is on woman, it is easy to empathize with the characters

The struggle of the three main characters in their pursue in happiness is presented very well. In Japan, woman are taught that they must get married in order to attain happiness and that being a bride is the ultimate goal of their life. Seeing how the three characters struggle to find happiness in a read more

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