Message to Adolf (manga)

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Alternative title:
Adolf ni Tsugu (Japanese)
Adolf: A Tale of the Twentieth Century
Aufruf an Adolf! (German)
L'Histoire des 3 Adolf (French)
Storia dei tre Adolf (Italian)
Tell Adolf
アドルフに告ぐ (Japanese)
三個阿道夫 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: drama
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: This is a story about three Adolfs. Sohei Toge, a Japanese reporter for 1936 Berlin Olympics was surprised that his younger brother, an international student in Germany, was mysteriously murdered right after informing him about an important document. To add more confusion to his sadness, all information regarding his younger brother as a student in Germany have been erased systematically, as if he never existed. Meanwhile in Japan, a half-German, half-Japanese boy named Adolf Kauffmann and his best friend, a Jewish-German boy named Adolf Kamil, were accidentally involved in this incident. Their lives and fates are now inevitably interwoven around the biggest secret of the third Adolf -- Adolf Hitler.
User Ratings: 82 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 25 votes (sub:10, Eng:9, dub:2, others:4
1 French subtitled
1 Italian
1 French
1 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 32 votes (Eng:20, dub:5, sub:4, others:3
1 French edited dub
1 Swedish subtitled
1 German
 Very good: 12 votes (Eng:7, raw:2, sub:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish
 Good: 5 votes (dub:2, Eng:1, others:2
1 Spanish
1 French
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:1, Eng:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 So-so: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 161 users, rank: #516 (of 4742)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.524 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 1.9269, rank: #401 (of 4835)
Weighted mean: 8.656 (Excellent−), rank: #318 (of 4835) (seen all: 8.83 / seen some: 8.50 / won't finish: 4.68)
Bayesian estimate: 8.616 (Excellent−), rank: #47 (of 2889)
Number of tankoubon: 5
Number of pages: 260
#1. A Tale of the Twentieth Century
#2. An Exile in Japan
#3. The Half-Aryan
#4. Days of Infamy
#5. 1945 and All That Remains
1983-01-06 to 1985-05-30 (Serialized in "Shukan Bunshun")
1999-10 to 2000-06 (Spain)
Release dates: We have 23
This was one of the first manga to be sold as literature instead of manga. In 1986 it won the Kodansha Manga Award.
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Graphic novel
    Message to Adolf (GN 1) 2012-08-07 (from $20.00)
    Message to Adolf (GN 2) 2012-12-18 (from $20.21)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Osamu Tezuka
Japanese companies
Publisher: Bungeishunju
English staff
English cast
Translation: Yuji Oniki

Director of Sales and Marketing: Dallas Middaugh
Editor-in-Chief: Hyoe Narita
Annette Roman (Vol. 4)
Frederik L. Schodt (1)
Gerard Jones (Vol. 5)
Matt Thorn (Vol. 3)
Yuji Oniki (Vol. 2)
Managing Editor: Annette Roman
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi
Senior Editor: Trish Ledoux
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Yoshiyuki Higuchi
English companies
Licensed by:
Vertical (2011)
Viz Media
Publisher: Cadence Books, Inc.
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Editions Tonkam
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Art Director: Jesús Gómez (Spain)
Translation: Jesús Pece (Spain)

Collection Director: Jaime Rodriguez (Spain)
Editing: Jaime Rodriguez (Spain)
Editorial Director: Jesús Pece (Spain)
Spanish companies
Graphic & Layout: Estudio Fenix (Spain)
German staff
German cast
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Xtra
Dutch cast
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
Translation: Drik Sada (Brazil)
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Conrad (Brazil)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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