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Billy Bat (manga)

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Alternative title:
ビリーバット (Japanese)
Plot Summary: It's 1949, and Kevin Yamagata is a Japanese-American comic book artist drawing the popular detective series "Billy Bat." When he learns he may have unconsciously copied the character from an image he saw serving in occupied Japan, he returns to Japan to get permission to use Billy Bat from its original creator. Upon arriving there, however, he becomes embroiled in a web of murder, cover-ups, and prophecy that all leads back to Billy Bat.
User Ratings: 33 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 13 votes (Eng:8, sub:4, others:1
1 Spanish
)
 Excellent: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Very good: 11 votes (Eng:8, ?:1, sub:1, others:1
1 German
)
 Good: 3 votes (Eng:2, others:1
1 French
)
 Decent: -
 So-so: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish
)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 67 users, rank: #1188 (of 6161)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.394 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.8577, rank: #448 (of 6583)
Weighted mean: 8.208 (Very good+), rank: #696 (of 6583) (seen all: 8.68 / seen some: 8.01 / won't finish: 6.40)
Bayesian estimate: 8.156 (Very good), rank: #256 (of 3352)
Number of tankoubon: 20
Vintage: 2008-10-16 to 2016-08-18 (serialized in Morning, 2008 #46 - 2016 #38)
Release dates: We have 69
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Japanese staff
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Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
French staff
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Publisher: Pika Édition
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Italian cast
Italian staff
Translation: Manuela Capriati

Lettering:
Massimo Stella (vol 1-9)
Miriam Esteban Rossi (vol 1-9)
Onomatopoeias: Miriam Esteban Rossi (vol 1-9)
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Italian companies
Publisher:
Goen (vol. 13-20)
GP Manga (vol. 1-12)
Planet Manga
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Publisher: Carlsen Comics
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Chinese (Taiwan) staff
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Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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