Yukiko's Spinach (manga)

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Alternative title:
l'Épinard de Yukiko (French)
La espinaca de Yukiko (Spanish)
Lo spinacio di Yukiko (Italian)
O Espinafre de Yukiko (Portuguese)
Szpinak Yukiko (Polish)
Yukiko no Hōrensō (Japanese)
Yukikos Spinat (German)
ゆき子のホウレン草 (Japanese)
Genres: drama, romance
Themes: autobiography
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: The first Nouvelle Manga ever produced, this is an autobiographical account detailing French artist Boilet's infatuation, courtship, affair and break-up with the eponymous Yukiko - a young Japanese woman who never attempts to disguise the fact that, whilst she might love Boilet, he is not the man she ultimately wants to be with. Yukiko not only becomes Boilet's lover but also his model and she thus becomes intimately entwined with his art. When she leaves him, he finds himself in need of a new muse - a story which is begun here and continued in the follow-up work, Mariko Parade.
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Seen in part or in whole by 11 users, rank: #3133 (of 4461)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.833 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.5723, rank: #3038 (of 4483)
Weighted mean: 6.606 (Good−), rank: #3219 (of 4483) (seen all: 6.61)
Bayesian estimate: 7.083 (Good), rank: #1899 (of 2784)
Number of tankoubon: 1
Number of pages: 144
Vintage: 2000-04 to 2001-07
Release dates: We have 2
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Frédéric Boilet
Art:
Naito Yamada (Fotomat scene)
Yoji Fukuyama (Angel on shoulder)
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Publisher: Ohta Publishing Co.
English staff
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Translation: Stephen Albert
Licensed by: Ponent Mon
Publisher: Fanfare
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Publisher: Ego Comme X
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Publisher: Coconino Press
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Publisher: Kultura Gniewu
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