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U wa Uchuusen no U  
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Description
Comicalization of eight short stories from the great American science-fiction master, Ray Bradbury:

The Lake
A man revisits his childhood home and recalls a friend who drowned in a lake during childhood.

Jack in the Box
A girl lives with her mother in a vast secluded mansion. She raises her to be God after telling her her father, the original God, was killed by beasts outside.

Homecoming
The main story concerning the Elliot family of vampires. It concerns their return to the ancestral home for a gathering and is seen through the eyes of Timothy, a mortal child left on their doorstep who longs to be like them.

R is for Rocket
Also known as ''King of the Gray Spaces''.

The Rocket Man
An astronaut's job keeps him away from home for long stretches of time, so he has little time with his wife and son, only visiting them for a period of three days at a time. The story is told from the perspective of the son, who holds an interest in becoming an astronaut too.

The Fog Horn
A man and his boss are putting in a night's work at a remote lighthouse when the lighthouse's resonating fog horn attracts a sea monster who destroys the place.

The Screaming Woman
A mystery/suspense story, describing a young girl who tries to procure help in digging up a woman buried in an empty lot.

Come into My Cellar
Better known as ''Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!'' There are many wondrous things that small boys can order from mail order catalogs.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ウは宇宙船のウ
Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!
Come into My Cellar!
Homecoming
Jack in the Box (HAGIO Moto)
King of the Gray Spaces
R Is for Rocket
SS Is for Spaceship
The Fog Horn
The Lake
The Rocket Man
The Screaming Woman

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Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 7.5 / 10.0 (12 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.17 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 19th 2014, 2:28pm PST


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Year
1978

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Margaret (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #960 increased(+339)
Monthly Pos #2424 increased(+508)
3 Month Pos #4513 increased(+735)
6 Month Pos #6995 increased(+341)

List Stats
On 23 reading lists
On 98 wish lists
On 62 completed lists
On 3 unfinished lists
On 54 custom lists

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Where was this book back when I was in highschool?   
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by Tenko72
October 30th, 2013, 9:15pm
If you like Bradbury, then you'll like this. Heck, if you've never heard of him, then give this a chance, anyway. IOW read this. It's good. It's a great adaptation of his short stories. Hagio Moto definitely did them justice. The only thing I can knock it for is pacing, but that didn't trouble me enough to rate it less than 10.
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