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Candy Candy  
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Associated Names
Candy - Cô bé mồ côi
Кенди Кенди
كاندي كاندي

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.1 by Fiery Dragon over 12 years ago
v.1 c.1 by Stage Storm over 13 years ago
v.1-9 by Rosa Carmona over 12 years ago
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in Country of Origin
9 Volumes + Vol. 0 (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol. 1, Chapter 1
Ends at Vol 9 = ep 115

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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (177 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.2 / 10.0

Last Updated
August 4th 2020, 7:40am PST



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Nakayoshi (Kodansha)

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by Shimma
April 12th, 2021, 8:15pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Pero coincido con el comentario de rapsodia.azul. Queda un final muy abierto,
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
porque durante el manga se da a entender que Albert sería tío de Candy.

... Last updated on April 12th, 2021, 8:16pm
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Amor en equipo  
by rapsodia.azul
July 17th, 2014, 10:02pm
Rating: N/A
Ahh, como empezar? Me dolió de corazón la separación de Terry, mi corazón verdaderamente se quebró. Pero, Terry sabía que no hacía feliz a ninguna chica cuando se puso alcohólico y decadente. Al menos se concluye que Terry no acaba con un vida tan infeliz al lado de Susana. Pero, realmente duele que no se haya quedado con Candy. Vamos, vamos, desde el principio la autora no desea que Candy de quedé con Terry, ya lo había enlazado con su 'príncipe de la colina'.
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Me alegra que Albert haya sido con el quién se quedó, o al menos yo concluyo eso
... pero pienso... que... la autora evito explica otro asunto más
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Albert era el tío de Candy? Me parece que la autora lo dejó inconcluso, porque Anthony y Albert al ver a Candy pensaron mucho en que se parecía a la madre de Anthony, y en el capi final aparece el retrato de la mujer...
En fin, menudo dolor de estómago que me dejó algunas escenas, pero debo admitir que es un final adaptable para la serie, al menos sé que Candy no quedó solterona, completamente. Le doy un 10, porque son una mangaka y una autora las que han trabajado juntas, vamos! Eso es bastante, el trabajo en equipo. *aplausos*
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A classic indeed :(  
by moonmystery
December 15th, 2013, 1:37pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
Ok. I didn't enjoy the ending.... at all.
While reading this, I got a taste of what classic comic strips were like: the epitome of melodrama, tragic characters, and stereotypical villains.

But considering how old this manga is, I was able to give it some leeway and enjoy it despite the various unpleasant elements for a more contemporary reader...

... Last updated on June 29th, 2020, 7:52am
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by xRinko
May 28th, 2012, 9:53pm
Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
Okay I rated it an 8.7 only because I don't really like tragedies, and the ending was slightly annoying at one part, but it was OK. Not bad.. but like for some it could of been better. I personally thought if the author made me root for the guy more I would of felt.. better I guess (I do approve though). This is definitely a manga you should look into even if the art is old.. this is a classic and beautifully well written. The beginning was a bit of a turn off for me since I hated the bullying. So the part where Eliza and her family were being cruel to her was like errr... but the other characters in the story were lovely. I really like Candy and her optimistic personality. This manga was indeed very heart warming and sweet..I should of read it earlier than being kept on my wish list.

... Last updated on May 28th, 2012, 11:10pm
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1 of the best shoujo  
by SunRises
October 4th, 2011, 10:26am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I read this when I was just 8 years old and I still love Candy Candy so much <3. It's really rare to see such a lovable female lead in shoujo. The boys who like her are also very adorable. I don't hate any of them. Though I'm not a supporter of Terrance x Candy, I still find their relationship beautiful and bittersweet. Other characters' stories are also touching and sad. Candy Candy sure leaves a deep impact on me.

I highly recommend this manga.
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by socru
May 28th, 2011, 3:58pm
Rating: N/A
I was 13 when I watched the anime. It has marked my life forever.
I am now 30 and I've just read the manga for the first time. I never thought shoujo could be so full of meaning.
I only regret not reading this long ago. Words can' describe how great this is. Must read, even if you dislike shoujo.
I disagree with those who didn't like the ending - it was an open one, maybe not the perfect one, but isn't this how life is in the end?
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Love it!!  
by pyonk
December 2nd, 2010, 9:06pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This is my first manga I read and I absolutely loooovee it!
Candy is a strong main protagonist. there are a lot of unfortunate event in her life but she keep her head up. I didnt find her annoying as a main girl character in shoujo manga. The storyline so captivating, there are quite cliche plot but thats ok. This is a masterpiece of shoujo manga ever!
I cried a lot while read this manga and a bit disapponted of the ending coz
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she end up with no one... Anthony died and Terry become actor. but at least she found out who her foster father actually :D

I bet you will fall in love with this manga so dont miss it >.<!!
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by KimmyQ
August 24th, 2009, 5:24am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
you gotta to love this book. the book is much better than movie. this comic is part of my childhood. this manga has a very good story line. It telling a story of a little girl grow up, learn to be strong and experience every aspect of life. It also show good quality that reflect in reality. I don't like the sad ending of it, i almost cry every time i read the last 3 books of this series.
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I love this series!!!  
by Fuuma_lady
January 11th, 2009, 8:34am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
One of the classic and best shoujo titles out there! You who call yourself a shoujo addict (not me ^^) and this one is a must-read!

I can't stand most shoujos nowadays with the silly exaggerating situations and chars and so-so. Candy Candy, though old, remains as one great title.
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Two thumbs up  
by Yuenchi
July 29th, 2008, 2:24am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
As a preteen girl I avoided reading this title like a plaque, because it looked very childish and silly to me (strange, I didn't like stuff for children while being a child myself). When I grew a bit older and finally read this manga, I totally could appreciate it much more than I thought I would, as this title really deserves. If you like romantic manga then you can't miss this old title.

Perhaps I'm giving it a ten also for the nostalgic value, but nevertheless this Shoujo manga was one of the best, memorable ones ever made. Maybe some parts were a bit dramatic and soap opera-ish especially considering the 'bad guys' but really, never mind these unimportant details. Btw I'd like to comment on that description from wikipedia: Anthony was not really her first love, and this is one of the things that make this title so good, it's well planned and well executed. Perhaps most older titles are like that, because mangaka of that time didn't receive any pressure to drag like mad or to go around in circles until they forgot the original plot, maybe? Anyway this manga really started and more importantly ended strongly, I loved the fine ending after so much tears had been shed ;_; (I mean shed by Candy, ahem). I don't need the ending to be any clearer, it's already very clear. The mangaka just left the rest of happy details for us to imagine.
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