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Karakuri Odetto  
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Description
Odette is an android designed by Dr. Yoshizawa. Wanting to find the ultimate difference between humans and her, Odette decides to persuade Dr. Yoshizawa to enroll her in a local high school. Follow Odette's adventures, as she ventures through high school, in search of the true meaning of being a human!

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
カラクリオデット
Android Odette
Karakuri Odette
Puppet Odette
Puppet Odetto

Groups Scanlating
Bloody Sakura Guild
HimeHina
Intercross
Serenus-Dreamers
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Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.35v2 (end) by Shiny Translations (1868d ago)
v.6 c.34 by Shiny Translations (1882d ago)
v.6 c.33 by Shiny Translations (1889d 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: 8.5 / 10.0 (628 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.41 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 9th 2016, 10:19am PST


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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (6 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #810 increased(+142)
Monthly Pos #1504 increased(+256)
3 Month Pos #2306 decreased(-29)
6 Month Pos #2367 increased(+48)

List Stats
On 1130 reading lists
On 1032 wish lists
On 1312 completed lists
On 75 unfinished lists
On 395 custom lists

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That ending... 1595 days, 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
released in english? 2600 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes ago

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like dessert   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lys
July 21st, 2008, 7:54pm
There's a lot of greatness to this series. Odette is such a sweet, hilarious character—I love her straightforwardness coupled with her naïvety as she learns about the human world. Telling the story from her unusual perspective allows for many interesting relationship dynamics between the various characters, and lets the reader notice things about humanity along with Odette. The art is a fun style that somehow works perfectly for the subject of an artificial human/android.

The story/stories have a perfect balance of episodic and overarching narrative—there are many elements of the story that continue and character relationships that develop, but each chapter is somewhat self-contained and provides a satisfying resolution. This is a manga I read last (when catching up on releases of multiple series) because it has a nice way of wrapping things up and leaving me happy and fulfilled.
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Nice!   
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by Laclongquan
July 20th, 2008, 1:22am
All those good things they said I agree with. But I would like to add one more point.

Manga, in way quite like novel, is a way to explore the future. Through manga we imagine and be prepared for the strange, the uncertain, the unpredictable. Karakuri Odette touch some sensitive topic like AI development, participation of android to human life and robot's rights. In its own way it's dealing with them quite admirably.
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developing characters yay!   
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by baniwi
June 23rd, 2008, 8:34pm
So far I really like it. Gorgeous drawings, and better yet, not the typical robot-human story! Its more sci-fi roots shoujo based, looking at the psyche and interactions of a robot whose not flawless and metal at heart but still reasonable and fascinating. The lack of blatant romance and cliched creator/owner-robot relationship is a major plus too.
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Amazing   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Yumiaria
December 16th, 2007, 1:26pm
A robot in the human world, trying to live a human life. Makes you think of Chobits doesn't it? Anyways, although it seems similar, it's not. I actually like the flow of this manga, and each chapter is touching, to say the lease. It's an awesome manga. =3
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first to comment!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by bluesonnet
August 25th, 2007, 9:10pm
The summary doesn't even do justice to how incredible this manga is. Very moving piece, that first chapter. And the second one is touching, as well. It's amazing how the mangaka gives life to such mundane questions that we humans at most times take for granted. I hope this develops to be a more amazing manga.
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