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Okama Hakusho  
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Description
Okama is a man who has some problems. First off, his name means 'gay' in Japanese. Next, he has the hots for himself dressed as a girl. Finally, he ends up working at a transvestite bar where he has befriended a girl named Miki. This is not an easy matter to solve, because she only knows him as his female counterpart named Catherine. So how is a guy dressed as a girl supposed to come out to a girl as a heterosexual male? To make matters worse, she has a boyfriend who is trying everything in the book to get with her. Enter the exciting world of Okama Hakusho where love comes in many different flavors!
[From Zombie Scans website]

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
おカマ白書
Okama Report

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.21-22 by Zombie Scans (2597d ago)
v.2 c.20 by Zombie Scans (2618d ago)
v.2 c.19 by Zombie Scans (2724d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (45 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.62 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 4th 2012, 11:36am PST

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Year
1996

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

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N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1057 increased(+132)
Monthly Pos #2132 increased(+362)
3 Month Pos #3195 increased(+984)
6 Month Pos #4538 increased(+555)

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On 189 reading lists
On 243 wish lists
On 20 completed lists
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On 78 custom lists

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Rating: 9.1 / 10.0
by ares6
February 17th, 2007, 9:25pm
whoa......that is nasty ans disgusting..............so many obscene scenes......
but funny.
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The romance part was fairly all right...   
Rating: N/A
by VampireBanana
May 5th, 2008, 11:10am
The romance part was fairly all right. However, it just didn't seem interesting enough to read past Volume 1. And some of the humor and crass depiction of gay people were a big turn-off.
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Homophobic Depictions, Downplay of Rape   
Rating: N/A
by cedarpencil
August 9th, 2013, 2:49pm
Humorous--however, at the expense of the LGBTQ community. The majority of jokes made play off of stereotypical caricatures of gay men in drag. The romantic inclinations of minor (non-heterosexual) characters are trivialized and used as comic relief, often in conjunction with their inability to "pass"--or be perceived as female because of a lack of stereotypical feminine features. At one point one of the minor characters even rapes the main character in what's supposed to be a funny scene. To be honest, ALL the non-heterosexual characters are portrayed as thirsty, thinking about dick all the time. These depictions only perpetuate a common societal view of non-heteros as perverts who don't care about consent and are driven by base desires, doing little to further their inclusion and acceptance into general society. The article that was included in the scanlation I read addressed this, but the content remains in the manga nonetheless.

tl;dr--The entire story is centered around a heterosexual man going after a conventionally cute and naive girl. Gender and sexual minorities are played for laughs.

... Last updated on August 9th, 2013, 2:51pm
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Don't judge by its cover   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by yokeepsitreal
April 11th, 2011, 12:34am
I had this on hold for a long time cause this cover didn't catch my interest. However, after finally reading it I was instantly hooked. The only down side was that it only is scanned up to ch. 22 just when it starts getting really interesting.
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different... but addictingly funny   
Rating: 8.2 / 10.0
by TerrorOfDeath92
March 4th, 2010, 1:21pm
there ARE scenes you are better off not seeing
but the story's so twisted its hilarious and you just cant stop
wondering how it continues =)
hope someone picks it up again
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Horrifying!!!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by L3zl13
September 3rd, 2007, 11:53am
Maybe we should add horror as genre, because this manga has the most horrifying scenes I've ever seen. Well, in a funny way at least... biggrin
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The Gayness..   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Emperorpogi
May 12th, 2007, 4:33pm
The manga is decent.. but MAN, it just gets really gay sometimes where you want to quit reading at some point. Than it gets to good, than to gay.. decent read though
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Wierd... But its good   
Rating: 9.3 / 10.0
by HoboJoe
May 5th, 2007, 7:54pm
I thought it was going to be really bad, but I read it on a whim. Needless to say, one volume later, I was hooked. Its one of those things you just have to read. The preview picture does not do this manga justice!
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Hilarious!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by pearlesque
June 6th, 2007, 4:48am
So damn funny... I love the scenes in the gay club, with the drag queens talking about their failed romances and roping our hapless young hero(ine) deeper into sexual confusion.

Sure, the humor's crass and unsophisticated, but who needs sophistication? Note that readers should refrain from eating or drinking while reading this manga, because spontaneous sporfling is a definite risk. biggrin

... Last updated on June 6th, 2007, 4:49am
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