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Boogiepop Doesn't Laugh Vol 1

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There is an urban legend that children tell one another about a shinigami that can release people from the pain they may be suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name--Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real.

Told in a non-linear fashion that asks the reader to piece together the sequence of events to solve the mysteries alongside the characters, Kouhei Kado
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published March 25th 2006 by Seven Seas
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The main reason I read this book is because my co-worker translated it. And, in its way, that makes me slightly sad.

He reads Japanese books exclusively now, and will be returning to the US to take up translating full time. For a while now, I've been hearing about all these books he's been going through, and they all sound really weird and really cool. Mystical battles for the fate of reality, clumsy vampire girls who get thundering nosebleeds, motorcycling pre-teens with guns, visiting little is
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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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