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Shirley  
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Description
Yet another maid-tastic manga from Kaoru Mori, "Shirley" is an evocative glimpse into the daily life of winsome, 13-year-old Shirley, a maid in turn-of-the-century England. It is often compared to Yokahama Kaidashi Kikou, as both mangas feature languid pacing, atmospheric backgrounds, and a female main character who works in a cafe. If you like YKK, have a weakness for "cute," and/or have a maid fetish, this is the manga for you. No hentai, no fanservice, zero, zip, nada. Just pure maid-tastic moemoe. (From IIChan Translation Group.)

* It has no connection with the other maid story of the author, also Emma is a Victorian Maid, but Shirley is a Edwardian Maid.

* Volume 1 Includes two other stories unrelated:
1. An Afternoon with Nelly and Me
2. Mary Banks
"Mary Banks" tells about a maid with a Master who loved playing pranks on his servants. Frogs, spraying them with water, trip ropes and other forms of foolishness were all she could look forward to any day. But when her employer passes away unexpectedly, what will happen to Mary Banks?

* Shirley or Shirley Medison/Madison?
Shirley and the oneshots in volume 1 were first published as fanzine (doujinshi) around 2000-2001, at that time the title was "Shirley Medison". In 2003 the first volume was released by Enterbrain publisher as just "Shirley", CMX later translated her name as "Shirley Madison". In 2006, the author decided to continue her work with Shirley and released two chapters under the title "Shirley Medison", these were followed by 2 more in 2010, then another 2 in 2013 and again 2 in 2014. Finally in 2014 all previous "Shirley Medison" chapters were released in "Shirley" volume 2.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
シャーリー
An Afternoon with Nelly and Me
Mary Banks
Shirley Madison
Shirley Medison

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.7 by Blue Flor (100d ago)
v.1 c.6 by Blue Flor (343d ago)
c.5 by Blue Flor (361d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (184 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.09 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 15th 2014, 5:10pm PST


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Year
2003

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Beam (Enterbrain)
Fellows! (Enterbrain)
Harta (Enterbrain)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
CMX (Defuncted - 1st Volume Only)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #878 increased(+244)
Monthly Pos #1876 increased(+542)
3 Month Pos #3334 increased(+333)
6 Month Pos #4241 increased(+554)

List Stats
On 111 reading lists
On 238 wish lists
On 9 unfinished lists
On 134 custom lists

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As expected from Kaoru Mori!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Fuuma_lady
March 2nd, 2009, 10:29am
An excellent classic one; it's up to my expectation after reading Emma. The old lovely and unique "English" artstyle, and simple, soft yet fascinating plot. Highly recommended for those who has an "old English style" fetish like me!

Too bad it's just one volume.
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Simply sating   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by ratyz
October 17th, 2008, 10:25pm
Though as simple as the story unfolds with no much complexity.. the artwork alone was appealing. Somehow, a glimpse that is really interesting to ponder on..
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