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Hanshin

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Conjoined twins Yudy and Yucy are as different as possible. Older Yudy is intelligent but ugly, as her nutrients are used up by her beautiful but simpleminded sister Yucy. Loving and hating so deeply, where does one girl begin and the other end? (Source: Manga Updates)
Paperback, 15 pages
Published 1984 by Petit Flower
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Rana Little
Jun 11, 2014 Rana Little rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: manga fans in general, people who want proof that manga isn't shallow drivel
This was something else...

I don't wanna kiss ass or anything but this short, powerful story told in under 20 pages what most graphic novels couldn't in multiple volumes, all while still rocking that beautiful old school shoujo style.

And the art style contrast wonderfully with the heavy subject matter. The Yucy looks like your typical adorable shoujo heroine (think Candy Candy) while Yudy looks almost like a ghoul from Fallout.


Simple Yucy was both a stark contrast and a reflection of her twin,
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Ruba AlTurki
wow!!
I don't know what to say about this one-shot , it's about a conjoined twins having a problem in accepting their issue? anyway after a long time of suffering ,they find a solution .would they do it? and how would it go?..I have to admit that the story was excellent,and it was published in 1984!! This is really wonderful!
Vespertine
A very short story by one of the Queens of Shoujo, Moto Hagio, but a brilliant one about identity, twins/doubles and just... life ? Troubling, mindstorming and highly recommended.
Lonesome
interesting psychological one shot , stays with you afterwards.
Noah
excellent story, especially the psychological questions, remarkably modern considering it was published in 1984
Nuha Emam
I really Loved the story ..
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Moto Hagio (萩尾 望都 Hagio Moto) is a manga artist born in Ōmuta, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, though she currently lives in Saitama Prefecture.
She is considered a "founding mother" of modern shōjo manga, especially shōnen-ai. She is also a member of the Year 24 Group (24-Gumi). She has been described as "the most beloved shōjo manga artist of all time."
She helped pioneer both modern shoujo manga and
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