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Chocolate Underground  
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Description
Adapted from the children's novel Bootleg by the British author Alex Shearer, story centers on two 13-year-old boys who live in a country that has banned chocolate and mandated fruits and vegetables for daily consumption. The boys discover a stash of cocoa and sugar and decide to run a bootleg chocolate factory, in complete defiance of the government run by the oppressive Good for You Party. Their misadventures eventually sparks a revolution in the country.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
チョコレート・アンダーグラウンド
초콜릿 언더그라운드
Chocolate Under Ground

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.3b by Titania (242d ago)
v.1 c.3a by Titania (378d ago)
v.1 c.2 by Titania (469d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (14 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 27th 2014, 7:23am PST

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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
Betsuma (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #887 increased(+386)
Monthly Pos #2361 increased(+386)
3 Month Pos #4710 increased(+252)
6 Month Pos #6222 increased(+279)

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On 73 reading lists
On 144 wish lists
On 35 completed lists
On 2 unfinished lists
On 52 custom lists

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Chocolate Underground Review   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by WASHinWithWAVES
August 11th, 2013, 2:45am
In my opinion, obviously, Chocolate Underground is such a beautiful story. The whole chocolate police factor might create an exaggerated aspect for the story, but it gives the story a serious tone when it needs one. Reading CU kind of makes me feel like a kid again, because it's seems so simple, but there's a deeper meaning to it but I might not understand it right away.

It kind of gets me thinking about how would I react. Would I be a coward like the majority of the story or someone like Smugder or Huntly? I also love how I can relate to how some of the characters feel.

As of right now, there's only been two chapters scanlated and released on sites like mangafox, but there's a good amount of pages in each one. I know I'm saying a lot for just two chapters, but the story started out with a very strong foundation, I believe. Keep in mind, CU is only one volume according to the information given above. I trust that the mangaka has created a happy ending and so on.

The art is drawn by none other than one my favorite mangaka, Yamakawa Aiji. Her artwork is consistent and top notch. The character's expressions are very nice, and the character's look different-- they don't look like they came from the same cookie cutter with different hairstyles. The art is adorable, too. I intentionally read each page slowly to take in all the artwork.

Hoping to read the next chapter soon.
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