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Swan (manga)

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Alternative title:
Swan - Il cigno (Italian)
白鳥 (Japanese)
芭蕾群英 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: ballet
Plot Summary: Masumi Hijiri is a 16-year-old ballet student attending a small school in Japan. When she unexpectedly recieves an invitation to attend a special ballet competition, and later gains admission to a renowned ballet academy, she embarks on a grand adventure of friendship and hardship. She is the weakest of the students, and as such encounters several challenges, but her determination and faith in herself help guide her through the fierce world of ballet.
User Ratings: 22 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (Eng:3, raw:1, dub:1)
 Excellent: 5 votes (Eng:4, sub:1)
 Very good: 3 votes (Eng:2, dub:1)
 Good: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Decent: -
 So-so: 2 votes (edit.dub:1, Eng:1)
 Not really good: 2 votes (dub:1, Eng:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (Eng:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 62 users, rank: #1262 (of 6718)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.318 (Good+), std. dev.: 2.6695, rank: #2554 (of 7449)
Weighted mean: 7.020 (Good), rank: #3419 (of 7449) (seen all: 9.51 / seen some: 8.31 / won't finish: 4.69)
Bayesian estimate: 7.124 (Good), rank: #2325 (of 3484)
Number of tankoubon: 21
Number of pages: 200
Vintage: 1976 to 1981 (Margaret 1976 No.47 to 1981 No.20)
Release dates: We have 29
Links: We have 2
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Graphic novel
    Swan (GN 1) 2004-12-01 (from $12.24)
    Swan (GN 2) 2005-03-01 (from $19.73)
    Swan (GN 3) 2005-06-01 (from $29.95)
    Swan (GN 4) 2005-09-01 (from $48.49)
    Swan (GN 5) 2005-11-01
    Swan (GN 6) 2006-03-01 (from $2.05)
    Swan (GN 7) 2006-07-19
    Swan (GN 8) 2006-10-25 (from $30.83)
    Swan (GN 9) 2007-02-07 (from $7.99)
    Swan (GN 10) 2007-05-30 (from $24.95)
    Swan (GN 11) 2007-09-26 (from $23.00)
    Swan (GN 12) 2008-02-06 (from $30.00)
    Swan (GN 13) 2008-06-03 (from $24.00)
    Swan (GN 14) 2009-05-19 (from $99.90)
    Swan (GN 15) 2010-03-09

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Kyoko Ariyoshi
Akita Publishing (1991 & 1995, 14 volumes)
Japanese cast
English staff
English cast
Maya Perry (vol 1-2, 4-15)
Tony Ogasawara (vol 3)

Adaptation: Maya Perry (Vol 3-15)
Editing: Jonathan Tarbox (vol. 1-4)
Lettering: Vanessa Satone (vol 5-14)
Publication Design: John Hill
English companies
MPS Ad Studio (vol 15)
SNO Cone Studios (vol 1-4)
Licensed by: CMX Manga
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: Goen
Italian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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