Shoujo Tsubaki
Mr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show
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Shoujo Tsubaki

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Synonyms: Midori, Camelia Girl
Japanese: 少女椿
English: Mr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 13, 1984
Genre: Horror Horror
Serialization: None
Authors: Maruo, Suehiro (Story & Art)


Score: 5.961 (scored by 49334,933 users)
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Ranked: #177282
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Popularity: #1593
Members: 11,795
Favorites: 169


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The series is about an orphan girl named Midori, whom is taken in (enslaved) by a traveling freak show. The freak show includes such unsavory characters as a mummyman, a snake woman, and a drooling man with no limbs. The owner of the freak show, the eponymous Mr. Arashi, is a strict man who allows his freaks very little freedom or joy in life. He is especially cruel to Midori. Midori works, not as a freak since she is normal, but as a sort of caretaker of the freaks.

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Shoujo Tsubaki was published in English as Mr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show by Blast Books on January 14, 1993.

The manga was adapted into a Japanese live-action film directed by TORICO that was screened on May 21, 2016.

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Apr 6, 2021
I would say this is a 7/10 and no its not that i think this is funny or bullshit like that i think it is a 7/10 because of what mangaka suehiro maruo is trying to say he isn't trying to tell a story of a young girl who is in the circus he is telling the story of our society and how bad it is. he wants people to see that society is not just a fun place to be there is always bad behind it when i first watched this i thought "what sick bastard wrote this!!" then when i watch it ...
Nov 1, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Surprised this manga doesn't have more reviews.

Read this manga if you fall under one of these categories-

1. You like to explore weird stuff

2. If you like ero guro.

There is nothing else here, absolutely nothing. It is a weird, revolting, and horrifying story that hooks you in till the end. It left me traumatized, but man do I want to read more of this mangaka. Personally, I like exploring the works of controversial figures, so I'll definitely check out his other work.

Nov 21, 2020
Before you decide on reading this manga, just be aware of some triggers that are present within the story:

1. There is a r*pe scene (the chapter ends before the reader can see anything but, I feel it is important to know).
2. In almost all the chapters, one can clearly see acts of gro*ming and ped*philia.
3. It is very gory from the beginning.
At the end of the day, it is a horror manga, however, still, take this into consideration before going into it!

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May 14, 2012 9:49 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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