Guignol Kyuutei Gakudan
Grand Guignol Orchestra
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Guignol Kyuutei Gakudan

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Ningyou Kyuutei Gakudan, Puppet Imperial Court Orchestra, The Royal Doll Orchestra, Camelot Garden, Orchestre Royal de Guignols
Japanese: 人形〈ギニョール〉宮廷楽団
English: Grand Guignol Orchestra
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 19
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 26, 2008 to Apr 26, 2010
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Bessatsu Hana to Yume
Authors: Yuki, Kaori (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.551 (scored by 27632,763 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #23302
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Popularity: #2484
Members: 6,736
Favorites: 107

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Synopsis

Lucille and the orchestra encounter a town overrun with the worst kind of audience: the living dead! Well, not really. They're people who have been turned into doll-like zombies. And they are definitely not a crowd to take lightly. Can a group of roving musicians use their skills to calm the beasts? Or is this curtains for the Grand Orchestra?!

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shot:
Volume 5: Camelot Garden

Background

Guignol Kyuutei Gakudan was published in English as Grand Guignol Orchestra by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from October 5, 2010 to December 6, 2011

Characters

Lucille
Main
Elestial
Main
Kohaku
Supporting
Berthie
Supporting
Gwindel
Supporting
Gidion
Supporting
Morion
Supporting
Soleil, Ryu
Supporting
Spinel
Supporting
Clarabel
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Oct 4, 2010
Victorian-Chic zombies being slaughtered by musicians. This is not the sort of thing one would expect from the queen of gothic tragedy Kaori Yuki, but she manages to make this goofy sounding plot work splendidly.

Grand Guignol is the latest of her installments, and it does not disappoint. Smart, emotional, and elegant, this manga is definitely the best take on the new trend of zombie manga; and most certainly the most original. The plot is a bit fragmented and isn't clearly started, but eventually develops itself slowly around the characters that are introduced.

The zombies in Grand Guignol are interesting because they are also somewhat ...
Feb 19, 2013
I believe I saw the first ad for "Ningyou Kyuutei Gakudan" after just having finished "Ludwig Kakumei". Being a fan of Yuki Kaori for years and posessing most of her work it was clear to me that "Ningyou Kyuutei Gakudan" was a must-have!

Story: 10
A dream world, based on the 18th century France, which is haunted by doll-like zombies. I was pretty surprised by this scenario because it was really not typical for a Yuki Kaori Story. However somehow it works really good. Although I am really not a fan of zombie/epedemy/apocalypse - scenarios, I was thrilled by the idea of depicting the undead beings as ...

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