Abenobashi Mahou☆Shoutengai
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
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Abenobashi Mahou☆Shoutengai

Alternative Titles

Japanese: アベノ橋 魔法☆商店街
English: Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 26, 2001 to Jun 26, 2002
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Isekai Isekai
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Magazine-Z
Authors: Akahori, Satoru (Story), Deguchi, Ryuusei (Art)

Statistics

Score: 6.571 (scored by 816816 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #129432
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Popularity: #7698
Members: 1,908
Favorites: 15

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Synopsis

Sasshi's world is in disarray. His best gal pal, Arumi, is about to move away, and his Osaka neighborhood is being demolished in the name of urban renewal.

However, this little neighborhood has some surprises under its concrete—it's actually a portal to parallel universes. And when this section of the city is leveled, the portal is cracked wide open. Sasshi and Arumi soon find themselves being hurtled from one strange world to the next! Making matters even more surreal, is the fact that these worlds seem to spoof and mock popular movies, video games, manga and anime!

(Source: TokyoPop)

Background

Abenobashi Mahou☆Shoutengai is based on Gainax's and Madhouse's original TV anime series of the same title.

The series was published in English as Abenobashi: Magical Shopping Arcade by TokyoPop from October 10 to November 9, 2004.

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Characters

Asahina, Arumi
Main
Imamiya, Satoshi
Main
Mune-mune
Supporting
Kouhei
Supporting
Eutus
Supporting
Imamiya, Sayaka
Supporting
Aki
Supporting
Asahina, Tetsu
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

May 28, 2008
I was plesantly surprised by this manga (I'm not calling it a series, since it's only two volumes long). The humor is a bit absurd but translates well alll the same, and it's plot doesn't get to bogged down (except just before the ending for a bit). Truth be told, there's nothing that exceptional about it: characters are colorful (a few are annoyingly so) but fairly normal, and the premise is pretty common actually. Still, it manages to pull everything off with good results, and the ending, while a tad sudden, is satisfying. The manga actually seems to benefit from being so short. Had it ...

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