Hiroki Endo's Tanpenshu is a two tankōbon series long collection of various short manga by Hiroki Endo. "Tanpenshu" is Japanese for "short stories".
"The Crows, the Girl and the Yakuza" Originally published in 1996 in Monthly Afternoon. A lone yakuza member takes refuge from a gang war with a young woman who seems to have formed a strange relationship with crows. During his time with her, he comes to reconsider the course of his own life.
"Because You're Definitely a Cute Girl" Originally published in 1996 in Monthly Afternoon. A young girl's bewilderment over sex is overloaded by her widower father's decision to take a lover, driving her to a sudden swing from passive indifference to reactionary violence.
"For Those of Us Who Don't Believe in God" Originally published in 1997 in Monthly Afternoon. Centers around a group of college drama students preparing and performing a play depicting a conversation between a serial killer and the sister of one of his victims. The process causes the group to reflect and ultimately confront their own individual problems.
"Hang" Originally published in 2000 in Afternoon Season Special Edition.
"High School Girl 2000" Originally published in 1999 in Afternoon Season Special Edition. A semi-autobiographical story featuring Hiroki Endo being distracted from doing work.
"Platform" Originally published in 1996 in Monthly Afternoon.
"Boys Don't Cry"
Tanpenshu has finished publishing and it has 7 Chapters. It is also Known as: 遠藤浩輝短編集, Hiroki Endo's Short Stories, Hiroki Endo's Tanpenshu
Genres: Science Fiction , Slice of Life , Drama , Psychological
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Top Manga Like Tanpenshu (Endou Hiroki Tanpenshuu) [2023 List]
- 4. Kizu
- 3. Illumination
- 2. Subarashii Sekai
- 1. Kakumeika no Gogo
In Keigo's school, all the troubled kids are grouped into one class -- the troublemakers, the abused kids, and the scarred ones. There's a quiet kid in his class named Asato who never talks to anyone, and like Keigo, doesn't want to go home after school. One day after class Keigo cuts himself, and the two of them discover that Asato has the ability to absorb the wounds of others. What wounds will Asato heal, and what scars does he himself carry...?
Kizu has finished publishing and it has 4 Chapters. It is also Known as: 傷, Wounds
Twenty-nine-year-old Mikita Ryuuji has been hiding his love for his friend Koya for so long that he can't take it anymore. At his wit's end, he spends one night with Sudo, a man he met at a bar. It was supposed to be a one-night stand, an event he'd forget about the next day with someone he'd never see again. But when Sudo does show up again, this time determined to stay for good, Mikita's life starts to fall apart...
Illumination has finished publishing and it has 7 Chapters. It is also Known as: イルミナシオン, Illumination
2. Subarashii Sekai
Master magical realist mangaka Asano Inio takes the readers through the daily lives of several characters. We see the darkness that plagues them and their struggle to overcome it. What everyone really wants is for this to be a wonderful world.
What a Wonderful World! has finished publishing and it has 19 Chapters. It is also Known as: 素晴らしい世界, WaWW
1. Kakumeika no Gogo
A collection of five short stories:
1. A Revolutionist in the Afternoon
2. A Revolutionist in the Afternoon 2 (not a sequel to the first one)
3. Desert Witch - A wounded man is being chased, but then he stumbles on cursed grounds
4. Takeyama's Life - A vampire, who is not really into the whole fothic vampire thing.
5. The Footmen Flee - Two men are in the battlefield, and all they want to do now is go home (without being killed by the opposing side)
A Revolutionist In The Afternoon has finished publishing and it has 5 Chapters. It is also Known as: 革命家の午後, A Revolutionist In The Afternoon