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The Four Immigrants Manga

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Alternative title:
Manga of the Four Students
Manga Yonin Shosei (Japanese)
The Four Immigrants Manga - A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924
漫画四人書生 (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Four young Japanese men immigrate to San Francisco at the start of the 20th century. There they adopt American names and set out to learn western ways and seek their fortunes. Henry (the author’s alter ego) enrolls in art school to learn the western style of painting, Charlie studies American democracy, Fred plans to become a successful farmer, and Frank wants to be a prosperous merchant. Along the way they experience first hand the events affecting Northern California and the United States at that time; the 1906 earthquake, the World’s Fair, and World War I.
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Seen in part or in whole by 11 users, rank: #3616 (of 6760)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.500 (Very good−), std. dev.: 0.5, rank: #2079 (of 7510)
Weighted mean: 7.475 (Good+), rank: #2522 (of 7510) (seen all: 7.48)
Bayesian estimate: 7.549 (Very good−), rank: #1396 (of 3491)
Vintage: 1931-03-03
Release dates: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    The Four Immigrants Manga (GN) 1998-10-01 (from $13.60)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Author: Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama (Story and Artwork)
Printer: Kumaya
Publisher: Shimpu Shobo (2012)
Japanese cast
English cast
English staff
Translation: Frederik L. Schodt (Translation and Commentary)
English companies
Licensed by: Stone Bridge Press

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