はみだしっ子(Hamidashikko: Children who don’t belong anywhere)(1975-1981)
はみだしっ子 1 (白泉社文庫)
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Kindle comics in Japanese language
written and illustrated by Jun Mihara
Volumes: Kindle comics are 6.
Four boys who ran away from their home meet each other, live together, and later become adopted children with ambivalent emotion between hunger for love and distrust to adults.
In this manga, the emotions of the boys are well portrayed but the story is ideational and dialogue heavy.
On the title, “Hamidashikko” is the pronunciation of the title and “Children who don’t belong anywhere” is my translation.