Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (manga)

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Related anime:
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (live-action movie) (adaptation)
      Ōoku: Tanjō - Arikoto・Iemitsu Hen (live-action TV) (prequel)
        Ōoku: Eien - Emonnosuke・Tsunayoshi Hen (live-action movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Le Pavillon des hommes (French)
Ohoku (Japanese)
大奥 (Japanese)
Themes: historical, samurai
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: In an alternative timeline of feudal Japan, a strange disease that only affects men has caused a massive reduction of male population, thus women have to pick up men's jobs, changing the social structure. Now, after 80 years of the initial outbreak and current man:woman ratio of 1:4, Japan has become completely matriarchal, with women holding important political positions and men being their consort. Only the most powerful woman -- head of Tokugawa shogunate -- can keep a harem of handsome yet unproductive men, known as "Ohoku."
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Seen in part or in whole by 92 users, rank: #830 (of 4407)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.750 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 0.8588, rank: #276 (of 4424)
Weighted mean: 8.740 (Excellent−), rank: #266 (of 4424) (seen all: 9.32 / seen some: 8.65)
Bayesian estimate: 8.655 (Excellent−), rank: #42 (of 2764)
Number of pages: 208
Vintage: 2005-09-29
Release dates: We have 35
Official website:
Ōoku | Hakusensha (Japanese)
Comment:
Winner of Excellence Prize of Manga Division in 2006 [10th] Japan Media Arts Festival
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Graphic novel
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 1) 2009-08-18 (from $8.90)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 2) 2009-12-15 (from $8.70)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 3) 2010-04-20 (from $8.70)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 4) 2010-08-17 (from $8.70)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 5) 2010-12-21 (from $8.70)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 6) 2011-07-19 (from $8.90)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 7) 2012-07-10 (from $8.75)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 8) 2013-09-17 (from $8.17)
    Ōoku: The Inner Chambers (GN 9) 2014-01-21 (from $9.74)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Fumi Yoshinaga
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Hakusensha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Akemi Wegmuller

Adaptation: Akemi Wegmuller
Editing: Pancha Diaz
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Monalisa DeAsis
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
French staff
French companies
(none)
Publisher: Kana
French cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
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Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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