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Bakemono Recchan

Bakemono Recchan

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Monster Girl Recchan
Japanese: ばけものれっちゃん

Information

Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 6, 2015
Genres: School, Seinen
Authors: Asano, Inio (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Gangan

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Score: 7.171 (scored by 1755 users)
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Ranked: #71302
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Popularity: #2621
Members: 2,973
Favorites: 23
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Synopsis

Have you ever pitied someone with positive intentions, yet your actions had negative results?

Recchan, a high school girl with a monster face is popular among her classmates, yet what they believe is pity for her only ends in her disliking. The student council president however sees otherwise, finding jealousy and personal morals to differentiate her view on how to treat the girl with a monster face. Yet what others may see as a subjectively wrong view of the girl, refusing to care because of pity, only serves as a positive outcome.

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Jan 4, 2016
czxcjx (All reviews)
Proving once again that Inio Asano is still adept at writing short, character-driven parables, over here he's basically written the updated version of Franz Kafka's the Metamorphosis for our Century.

The blogger Scott Alexander has wrote a lot about the sort of self-perpetuating kind of narrative that results from spinning up Social Justice issues, that may cause more harm than good. He also raised up the point that there appears to be a rising backlash to stuff like PC-culture, because people are simply getting tired from its reductions into binary human values.

Any tendency to build up a narrative of a person that is anything less than read more
Mar 10, 2016
reivie (All reviews)
I recognized so much of the modern society in this one-shot, the "strange person", who everyone thinks is strange but no one dares to say, because it would be not politically correct, so instead everyone pretends the strange person is special in order to not be labeled as an intolerant being.

I'm not a great admirer of Asano's work, but i must say this piece of work showed a lot of his improvement, the art it's simple but is somehow better than his other works, the storyline is satisfying (unlike some of his previous works), overall i must say no one who likes good manga would read more
Sep 13, 2017
dryrose (All reviews)
Aah Asano is so good! Bakemono Recchan is one of those stories where anyone who saw it can each assign different meanings to what the story really is about. It's only 1 chapter and is really base but it can symbolize so much.

This is a story about intentions against behavior. People usually judge their own intentions but when it comes to others, we question their behavior. I really believe that no one was in this story was ill-intentioned, but most of their actions actually did more harm than good.

It's also about the the feeling of being needed. People usually pity outsiders, but deep inside it read more

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