Good-Bye (manga by Y. Tatsumi)

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Genres: drama, psychological
Plot Summary: The third collection of Yoshihiro Tatsumi’s gekiga short stories, this volume collects together nine stories from 1971 and 1972. Each story details the life of a despondent, isolated and (in all but one case) male protagonist including a photographer dealing with the emotions and events stirred up by the release of a photo he took at the scene of the Hiroshima bombing, retiring salarymen coming to terms with the emptiness of their lives, a prostitute who earns a living sleeping with the occupying American troops in the aftermath of WWII, a young transvestite and sexually repressed (or dysfunctional) men coping with their urges.
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Seen in part or in whole by 31 users, rank: #1878 (of 4440)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.450 (Very good+), std. dev.: 0.8047, rank: #464 (of 4458)
Weighted mean: 8.376 (Very good+), rank: #441 (of 4458) (seen all: 8.38)
Bayesian estimate: 8.280 (Very good+), rank: #180 (of 2774)
Number of tankoubon: 1
Number of pages: 212
Vintage: 2008-05
Release dates: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    Good-Bye (GN) 2012-03-14 (from $11.62)

Japanese staff
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Story & Art: Yoshihiro Tatsumi
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English staff
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Translation: Yuji Oniki

Editing: Adrian Tomine
Introduction: Frederik L. Schodt
Lettering: Adrian Tomine
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Licensed by: Drawn & Quarterly
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