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Machi de uwasa no tengu no ko
(Child of Tengu Rumored in the Town)



This is the fantastical story of Akihime, a tengu child born of a tengu father and a human mother, who begins to awaken to her tengu powers while leading an ordinary life as a high school girl. Living with her mother in a town, Akihime is told by Shun, a childhood friend undertaking ascetic training in the mountains, to start training to become a tengu. Enjoying her high school life, Akihime continues to refuse, but…





She made her debut in 2004. She was awarded the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award (Girls' Manga Division).

( 2014 )

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