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Nejishiki  
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Description
Collection of short stories including:

Nejishiki
A man get's bitten on the arm by a jelly fish on a village beach foreign to him. He sets off desperately searching for a doctor who can heal his bleeding veins...
Tsuge's 3rd-only English translated work, a sensational and controversial piece that stunned American audiences when published in issue #250 of The Comics Journal. One of Tsuge's "dream stories".

Numa (Marsh)
A man meets a strange woman while hunting in a marsh.

Chico
A couple takes care a java sparrow.

Hatsutakegari (Mushroom Hunting)
Rain mysteriously falls around a particular where a boy and his grandfather plan on going mushroom hunting the next morning...

Salamander

Ondoru House

Oba Denki Tokin Kogyosho (Oba's Electroplate Factory)

It DOES NOT contain this story:
Soto no Fukurami (The Outside Inflation)
The outside inexplicably threatens to collapse a man's house, leading him out to a world of anxiety and oddness in this minimalist story.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ねじ式
外のふくらみ
Chico
Marsh
Mushroom Hunting
Oba's Electroplate Factory
Screw-Style
The Outside Inflation
Wind-Up Type

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
by TSOJ (1195d ago)
c.Oneshot by Kittenpatriot (2216d ago)
c.Oneshot by Kotonoha (3377d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 7.2 / 10.0 (19 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.99 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 14th 2015, 5:08pm PST


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Year
1968

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Garo (Seirindo)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
The Comics Journal [Add]

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #933 increased(+462)
Monthly Pos #2322 increased(+478)
3 Month Pos #3950 increased(+1072)
6 Month Pos #5797 increased(+1276)

List Stats
On 25 reading lists
On 54 wish lists
On 40 completed lists
On 2 unfinished lists
On 38 custom lists

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A Manga Masterpiece   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Highway-STAR
October 15th, 2008, 3:07pm
Before my reading of Screw-Style, I had read the three short stories of Tsuge's scanlated by Kotonoha. None of them where particularily astounding, but I liked his style and I heard the term Gekiga allocated to him, so I instantly found interesting in him.
I ordered the issue of Comics Journal (250), and when I set me eyes upon the first page, I knew straight away this was gonna be mindblowing. "I was pretty sure there wouldn't be jellyfish here". The haunting backdrop, wooden poles and shadowcast aeroplane instantly set the mood.
Throughout the 20+ pages is a beautifully surreal account of a young man's search for a doctor, and it's incredibly symbolic of the turbulent post-war times in Japan.
Highly recommended to readers of Yoshihiro Tatsumi's works, or general fans of alternative comics.
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