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Azumanga Daioh

Azumanga Daioh

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English: Azumanga Daioh
Japanese: あずまんが大王


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 69
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 18, 1999 to Mar 21, 2002
Authors: Azuma, Kiyohiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Daioh


Score: 8.411 (scored by 17263 users)
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Ranked: #2122
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Popularity: #202
Members: 31,604
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It's not manga, it's Azumanga!—smart, fun and totally addictive. Created by the iconoclastic Kiyohiko Azuma, Azumanga Daioh is strongly character driven, taking the reader through the daily tribulations of Kurosawa, Yukari, the wild Tomo, hair-triggered Yomi, ditzy Osaka, brash Kagura, cute Chiyo-chan and athletic (but girly) Sakaki.

(Source: ADV)


Azumanga Daioh was initially published in English by ADV Manga from September 16, 2003 to April 6, 2004 and in a complete omnibus on November 20, 2007. On December 15, 2009, Yen Press published a complete omnibus with new translations.

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Nov 21, 2007
maybelletea (All reviews)
I'm surprised that there are no reviews written for Azumanga Daioh, although there are many for the anime.


I adore slice-of-life manga, which would be the genre that suits Azumanga Daioh best. It's plot is nothing heavy, certainly nothing dramatic or romantic, and sometimes it doesn't even make sense. Yet it's amazing. The humor is random and strange at times, but that makes it all the more funny.


Although I can't say I like the art as much in the first volume, the art in Azumanga Daioh is rendered well in most of it. Since it mostly consists of four-panel strips, the art is not detailed, read more
Jul 28, 2008
hanyou-chan (All reviews)
Azumanga Daioh doesn't actually have a storyline. Well, there's 10-year-old Chiyo, (Who is so unbelievely adorable), who's so smart that she's in high school, and she brefriends the most weird, yet hilarious classmates.

Azumanga Daioh is a set of 4 panel stories, and yet it works! The comedy is fresh and funny and the characters are amusing as well. There's Osaka, probaly one of the most slowest manga characters EVER! There's a time when she and Sasaki (a tall girl which the other charaters think she's cool and hard but in fact she has a secret love for cats but they are always biting her) are read more
Apr 22, 2008
kara (All reviews)
this series is a yonkoma(short comic strips).its about this group of girls who are in high school and are very unique individuals.no magic powers, ninjas,or any fictional things that you can come up with.just "regular" high school girls.

i rated the characters 10 because the characters are so interesting and different that you wonder how they can hang out with each other.each girl adds something to the story.if you have never had a favorite manga/anime character before im sure this series could give you a selection.

overall this is a series for stupid jokes,humor, and just plain enjoyment.if you have nothing else to do this is a read more
Jan 26, 2017
EvenJellyOn (All reviews)
While yes I found Azumanga a bit boring when I watched it a few years back the manga is so funny,well paced and can be sad at times (like how it ends which has a uplifting but sad ending in the same vain as something like Wrinkles). I don’t normally like these type of stories these days or even the smart person gets worship (personal reasons) but this was great.
Manga just seems like a better art form overall then anime. I’m glad I picked this up since I love Yotsuba. Didn’t expect to enjoy it that much years ago when I was thinking of reading read more


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