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Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 3

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 3
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Rumiko Takahashi
SeriesMaison Ikkoku Collector's Edition
Series part Volume No. 3
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:348
Dimensions(mm): Height 210,Width 146
Category/GenreGraphic novels: Manga
ISBN/Barcode 9781974711895
ClassificationsDewey:741.5
Audience
General

Publishing Details

Publisher Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
Imprint Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
Publication Date 29 April 2021
Publication Country United States

Description

Acclaimed author Rumiko Takahashi's classic romantic comedy about finding your path in life. Yusaku Godai didn't get accepted into college on the first try, so he's studying to retake the entrance exams. But living in a dilapidated building full of eccentric and noisy tenants is making it hard for him to achieve his goals. Now that a beautiful woman has moved in to become the new resident manager, Godai is driven to distraction! Yusaku Godai is suffering while Maison Ikkoku's lovely resident manager, Kyoko Otonashi,gives him the cold shoulder. He's been dating Kozue Nanao, and as a starving college student Yusaku enjoys the free dinner her family provides him twice a week. Yusaku knows he needs to end things with Kozue if he ever hopes to get back into Kyoko's good graces...

Author Biography

The spotlight on Rumiko Takahashi's career began in 1978 when she won an honorable mention in Shogakukan's prestigious New Comic Artist Contest for Those Selfish Aliens. Later that same year, her boy-meets-alien comedy series, Urusei Yatsura, was serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday. This phenomenally successful manga series was adapted into anime format and spawned a TV series and half a dozen theatrical-release movies, all incredibly popular in their own right. Takahashi followed up the success of her debut series with one blockbuster hit after another-Maison Ikkoku ran from 1980 to 1987, Ranma 1/2 from 1987 to 1996, and Inuyasha from 1996 to 2008. Other notable works include Mermaid Saga, Rumic Theater, and One-Pound Gospel. Takahashi was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame in 2018. She won the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award twice in her career, once for Urusei Yatsura in 1981 and the second time for Inuyasha in 2002. A majority of the Takahashi canon has been adapted into other media such as anime, live-action TV series, and film. Takahashi's manga, as well as the other formats her work has been adapted into, have continued to delight generations of fans around the world. Distinguished by her wonderfully endearing characters, Takahashi's work adeptly incorporates a wide variety of elements such as comedy, romance, fantasy, and martial arts. While her series are difficult to pin down into one simple genre, the signature style she has created has come to be known as the "Rumic World." Rumiko Takahashi is an artist who truly represents the very best from the world of manga.