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Wandering Son (manga)

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Alternative title:
Hourou Musuko (Japanese)
放浪息子 (Japanese)
放浪男孩 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: drama, slice of life
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Shûichi Nitori is a 5th grade student who likes to bake and has always been something of a feminine boy. When he transfers to a new school, Shûichi is mistaken for his 6th grade sister on his first day. Then he ends up sitting next to Yoshino Takatsuki, a tall, boyish girl who everyone calls “Takatsuki-kun.” They both have secrets they can’t let anyone know…
User Ratings: 77 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 21 votes (Eng:15, sub:6)
 Excellent: 27 votes (Eng:20, sub:6, dub:1)
 Very good: 15 votes (Eng:11, sub:3, raw:1)
 Good: 8 votes (Eng:7, sub:1)
 Decent: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 So-so: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 189 users, rank: #465 (of 6743)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.610 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 1.2706, rank: #304 (of 7479)
Weighted mean: 8.514 (Excellent−), rank: #443 (of 7479) (seen all: 8.91 / seen some: 8.53 / won't finish: 6.28)
Bayesian estimate: 8.474 (Very good+), rank: #68 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 15
Chapter titles: We have 25
Vintage: 2003-07
Release dates: We have 19
Wandering Son GN 3 (Nov 17, 2012)
Wandering Son GN 2 (Jan 20, 2012)
Wandering Son GN 1 (Aug 4, 2011)
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Graphic novel
    Wandering Son (GN 1) 2011-07-05 (from $39.96)
    Wandering Son (GN 2) 2012-01-02 (from $39.00)
    Wandering Son (GN 3) 2012-07-16 (from $39.38)
    Wandering Son (GN 4) 2013-04-06 (from $27.76)
    Wandering Son (GN 5) 2013-11-02 (from $21.59)
    Wandering Son (GN 6) 2014-01-18 (from $24.99)
    Wandering Son (GN 7) 2014-07-31 (from $19.46)
    Wandering Son (GN 8) 2015-06-10 (from $21.12)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Takako Shimura
Japanese companies
Publisher: Enterbrain
English staff
English cast
Translation: Rachel Thorn

Design: Alexa Koenings
Editorial Liasion: Gary Groth
Ao Meng (vol. 2)
Ben Horak (vol. 3)
Ian Burns (Vol. 1)
Janice Lee (vol. 3)
Kara Krewer (vol. 2-3)
Madisen Semet (vol. 3)
Paul Baresh
Priscilla Miller (Vol. 1)
Rolando Lopez (vol. 2)
Steven Davis (vol. 2)
Production: Paul Baresh
Production Assistant:
Janice Lee
Jennifer Williams
English companies
Licensed by: Fantagraphics Books
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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