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Sabaku no Tami  
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Description
Is a manga which Miyazaki wrote for a newspaper targeted for children. It is more of a graphic novel than a manga, since most of the text are written outside of the frames and there are very few dialogue bubbles (though towards the end of the story, it moved closer to the traditional manga style).

The surprisingly dark story deals with the devastation of war, betrayal, and the ugliness of the human nature under desperate situations, including deaths of several characters. One can see the influence of TEZUKA Osamu in the art style of this manga (as in most of the manga written in this time), but you can also clearly see the style and motives you find in Miyazaki's later works such as "Nausicaä". In a sense, this is a prototype of "Nausicaä".

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
砂漠の民
Desert Tribe
People of the Desert

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.1-26 (end) by Hox (1741d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 6.9 / 10.0 (27 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.98 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 21st 2011, 8:25pm PST

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Year
1969

Original Publisher
Shonen Shoujo Shinbun [Add]

Serialized In (magazine)
N/A

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1057 increased(+232)
Monthly Pos #2234 increased(+626)
3 Month Pos #4853 increased(+535)
6 Month Pos #6690 increased(+963)

List Stats
On 15 reading lists
On 66 wish lists
On 63 completed lists
On 1 unfinished lists
On 31 custom lists

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