SOS (manga)

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Genres: romance , slice of life 
Plot Summary: An anthology of three short stories (the longest of which, the title story, is in two parts). In "SOS", three high school students set up a dating agency for their peers but they encounter some major problem cases and, in any case, it seems they themselves are in as much need of romantic guidance as their clients. In "That Sweet Organ Song", the catastrophic Kobe earthquake of 1995 brings back poignant memories of a romantic affair during the 1920s between a humble bookstore clerk and an industrialist's son with artistic aspirations. In "The Easy Life", Mami has to decide whether or not her thoughtless, chauvinistic and self-centred boyfriend Yohei is capable of changing his ways. 
User Ratings: 21 ratings have been given [details]
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 Very good: 9 votes (Eng:4, sub:4, dub:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 40 users, rank: #1581 (of 4391)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.381 (Good+), std. dev.: 0.9989, rank: #2043 (of 4406)
Weighted mean: 7.284 (Good+), rank: #2053 (of 4406) (seen all: 7.28)
Bayesian estimate: 7.367 (Good+), rank: #1477 (of 2759)
Number of tankoubon: 1 
Number of pages: 192 
Vintage: 2003-02-26
Release dates: We have 2
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Graphic novel
    SOS (GN 1) 2005-03-15 (from $8.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Hinako Ashihara 
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Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan, Inc. 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Yuji Oniki 

Adaptation: Fred Burke 
Design: Andrea Rice 
Editing: Frances E. Wall 
Editorial Director: Alvin Lu 
Executive VP: Hyoe Narita 
Managing Editor: Annette Roman 
Production Director: Noboru Watanabe 
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi 
Sr. Director of Acquisitions: Rika Inouye 
Touch-up & Lettering: Rina Mapa 
VP of Sales & Marketing: Liza Coppola 
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English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
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Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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