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Abandon the Old in Tokyo (manga)

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Alternative title:
Tokyo Ubasuteyama (Japanese)
東京うばすて山 (Japanese)
Genres: drama, psychological
Plot Summary: The second in a series of short story anthologies by the seminal gekiga mangaka Yoshihiro Tatsumi - this volume contains eight stories originally published in 1970. Thematically, Abandon The Old In Tokyo is a continuation of The Push Man: working class male protagonists in gritty urban settings dealing with poverty, alienation, sexual dysfunction and a general disconnection from society.
User Ratings: 35 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:3, Eng:1)
 Excellent: 13 votes (Eng:8, sub:2, dub:2, ?:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 65 users, rank: #1222 (of 6745)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.229 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.2441, rank: #602 (of 7480)
Weighted mean: 8.101 (Very good), rank: #901 (of 7480) (seen all: 8.10)
Bayesian estimate: 8.059 (Very good), rank: #361 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 1
Number of pages: 224
Vintage: 1970-09-13 (single chapter in Weekly Shonen Magazine)
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Graphic novel
    Abandon the Old in Tokyo (GN) 2012-03-14 (from $14.10)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
English staff
English cast
English companies
Licensed by: Drawn & Quarterly

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