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Bara no Tame ni (manga)

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Alternative title:
薔薇のために (Japanese)
薔薇之戀 (Chinese (Taiwan))
薔薇戀曲 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: drama, romance
Plot Summary: Yuri is short, chubby, and not particularly pretty. And on the day she was dumped by her boyfriend (because he found a prettier girlfriend), she goes home to find that her grandma, her one and only relation, had a stroke and is at death's door. After her grandmother's death, Yuri finds a letter from her grandma that tells her she has FAMILY in Hokkaido. And to her surprise, her mother is the famous actress, Shoko Hanai. Yuri goes to live with her newfound family, which includes an older sister and brother, and a younger brother, all with different fathers. But to her chagrin, she discovers that she is an ugly duckling among beautiful swans. And now she's falling in love with her older brother, Sumire, and her rival is her younger brother, Aoi...
User Ratings: 9 ratings have been given [details]
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 Excellent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Very good: 3 votes (Eng:2, dub:1)
 Good: 5 votes (sub:3, ?:1, Eng:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 72 users, rank: #1136 (of 6745)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.556 (Very good−), std. dev.: 0.6849, rank: #2002 (of 7480)
Weighted mean: 7.539 (Very good−), rank: #2356 (of 7480) (seen all: 7.80 / seen some: 7.23)
Bayesian estimate: 7.588 (Very good−), rank: #1302 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 16
Number of pages: 192
Vintage: 1992-09-26
Release dates: We have 32
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Akemi Yoshimura
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by:
Daran Culture Enterprise (薔薇之戀)
Tong Li Publishing Co., Ltd. (薔薇戀曲)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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