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Description
Atsushi Ando (15) moves back to his home town with his family after 6 years. The story focuses on the fortunes and misfortunes he encounters in this town mostly due to pranks pulled by the ghost of his older brother, Hitsushi Ando, AKA Q-Chan, whose death prompted the family to move away in the first place.

The catch is, only Atsushi can see his brother's ghost.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Q & A (ADACHI Mitsuru)
Q Ando A
QあんどA
Q&A

Groups Scanlating
Boredom
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Imangascans
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Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.30-34 (end) by Imangascans (743d ago)
v.5 c.29 by Imangascans (743d ago)
v.5 c.28 by Imangascans (745d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (194 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.51 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 29th 2013, 8:58am PST

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Year
2009

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Gessan (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1139 increased(+80)
Monthly Pos #1953 increased(+544)
3 Month Pos #3149 increased(+1065)
6 Month Pos #4566 increased(+790)

List Stats
On 651 reading lists
On 278 wish lists
On 473 completed lists
On 25 unfinished lists
On 125 custom lists

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Chapter 34: The ending (spoilers) 628 days, 2 hours, 41 minutes ago

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No.. just no   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by yuri999
December 13th, 2009, 2:14am
First of all I have a lot of respect for Adachi's amazing work (Rough,H2 etc) but this is downright pathetic compared to those. The writing is quite sloppy and being a monthly manga you would expect some faster development but its entirely the opposite and the dead brother keeps pulling pranks which got old by the second chapter.... BUT the problem is the art. I am shocked that Adachi repeats art panels so much that in only a span of around 150 pgs (5 chaps) it gets annoying. Even if your are an Adachi fan, stick with cross-game.

Even if it is a parody, the jokes seem forced and are generally unfunny.

Stay away from this one.

... Last updated on December 13th, 2009, 2:18am
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Mitsuru Adachi   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by jackblack901
January 5th, 2010, 2:57am
Manga changed a lot in 30 years but Adachi's manga is still the same as it was 30 years ago. Is it a good or bad new? It depends on you are a fan of his works or not. And I'm one of his big fan.
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Not good   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Darknemo2000
November 18th, 2010, 10:00pm
This one has to be one of adachi's worst works if not the worst. Filled with sloppy writing and lazy drawing (repeats panels way too much).

Despite being monthly the pace is just horribly slow, making so bloody hard to follow because each chapters looks like nothing happens and the character development remains just a dream.

Jokes are repetitive and not fun. The ghost brother was cute at first but when his pranks started to be repetitive he became very annoying.

If you are a newbie better just stick with Cross Game and forget about this, as this one is only for a hardcore Adachi's fans who have crazy amount of patience.

... Last updated on November 18th, 2010, 10:01pm
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Another sport huh?   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by blackmokona
May 10th, 2011, 9:42am
Pacing? No, his pacing is the same as ever. And since the characterization is somewhat borrowed, the ghost trope familiar, I'm finding myself very comfortable reading this series. Unlike Cross Game, which slaps all of his twists together in an unlikeable, hurried fashion, Q&A takes 'slice-of-life' literally (minus the ghost) and spends indulgent time introducing characters, as well as working to establish behavior. There is a vague promise of a plot, and it's ADACHI, so it'd be silly to worry.

... Last updated on May 11th, 2011, 9:38am
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Not the best one, but decent ending.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Decel
October 8th, 2012, 10:49am
Not Adachi's best work. The ending especially felt a bit awkward by its surprising twist, but overall it's one of the better ending that, while being open, brings some form of closure to the story.

A big thank you to all the groups, especially to imangascans, for sharing the work!

... Last updated on October 8th, 2012, 10:51am
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Wow   
Rating: 8.9 / 10.0
by AndyProk
October 8th, 2012, 10:12am
This is the first manga where I'm not rooting for what I expect to be the pairing the author is going for. I'm actually rooting for Shinobu-chan, while I bet Adachi-sensei will let Atsushi end up with Yuho, since Shinobu was introduced so late.
Edit: Well, having finished it now, he sure did a genius job of changing my opinion. Among other things by simply not having Shinobu appear for quite some time after that island arc. In any case there's a sweet feeling left behind after reading this story. However, since my grading starts at 5 and then goes up or down, instead of starting at 10 and then substracting, it'll have to be satisfied with an 8.9
As for the ending, while it was surprising, I actually liked it after mulling about it a bit.

... Last updated on October 8th, 2012, 11:30am
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Another Solid Manga by Adachi   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by teniki
July 28th, 2009, 3:25am
Like the previous reviewer said it has elements that are similar to his past works. Except this time there's a ghost around him and people viewing the main character as immature. Similar traits of this manga includes main character behind the big brother's shadow and the fact that the big brother is dead.

You know what they say "The living can never beat the dead"
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Amazing   
Rating: N/A
by emkat
August 17th, 2012, 10:58am
Adachi is a great mangaka. People here have ratings from 2009 - they didn't read the full series, so pay no mind to what they say. This is a great example of Adachi's work with humor mixed in. You have a boy who deals with living in his older brother's shadow while dealing with relationships and sports. It's a fine manga, and the character development is excellent.
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What is this?   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
January 31st, 2013, 7:19pm
Q and A is a story with a few good parts, but Adachi's attempts of breaking the 4th wall constantly overshoot their goal by far. Most charaters are underdeveloped and serve no purpose whatsoever. Most chapters seem like 99% filler. In fact, you could probably skip 4 volumes of the manga without missing anything in the plot.
The ending on its own is really decent. Yet it's so far removed from the rest of the story that I can't help but think this could have been an excellent 1 volume manga, but it's a lousy and nonsensical 6 volume manga.
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not sure about this one   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by appletreetop
July 8th, 2009, 10:47pm
I get the feeling I'm reading a compilation of Adachi's work....15 year old kid (like in many of his other manga) a dead sibling (cross game) and the girl who doesn't really like him....(cross game....rough....katsu....). Either way I'll still read this manga.
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