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Boogiepop at Dawn (Boogiepop #6)

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There is an urban legend about a shinigami that can release people from the pain they may be suffering. This Angel of Death has a name — Boogiepop. The legends are true. Boogiepop is real.

When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume the girls have run away. But Nagi Kirima knows better. Something my

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Paperback, 292 pages
Published August 5th 2008 by Seven Seas (first published January 1st 1999)
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Even though the events in this novel pre-date those in Boogiepop and Others, they're told from a flashback standpoint and in such a way as it expects you to understand where its all leading to. The significance to Kirima meeting Kuroda Shinpei for instance or Niitoki Kei's involvement with Boogiepop.

This is an easier book to read then Others, the pacing is a little more familiar to English readers and the existentialism is dialed back a notch. I wouldn't say this is an easier book to understand,
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Kouhei Kadono (Kōhei Kadono) (上遠野 浩平) is a Japanese author, best known for the Boogiepop series, which has also been adapted as a live action movie, two manga and an anime.
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