Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu

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Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu
Nigeru wa Haji.jpg
Cover of the first volume
逃げるは恥だが役に立つ
Genre Romance
Manga
Written by Tsunami Umino
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Josei
Magazine Kiss
Original run November 9, 2012 – present
Volumes 9
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Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu (逃げるは恥だが役に立つ), known as The Full-Time Wife Escapist in English, is an ongoing Japanese romance josei manga series written and illustrated by Tsunami Umino. The original title is from a Hungarian proverb "Running away is shame, but useful (szégyen a futás, de hasznos)".[1] It's published by Kodansha, with serialization in Kiss magazine since November 9, 2012[2] and nine volumes compiling the chapters released so far.[3]

The series later got a live-action adaptation that began airing on TBS in October 2016, with Yui Aragaki and Gen Hoshino as the leads.

Characters[edit]

  • Mikuri Moriyama (森山 みくり, Moriyama Mikuri) The protagonist. A graduate student who was recently fired from her temporary job and was given the chance to become a housekeeper at Hiramasa's home. After learning that her parents were about to move to the countryside, she enters a contract marriage with Hiramasa.
  • Hiramasa Tsuzaki (津崎 平匡, Tsuzaki Hiramasa) The male lead. A salaryman who is one of the top workers in his company. He is thirty-six years old but still a virgin and calls himself a "professional bachelor". Enters a contract marriage with Mikuri and falls in love with her as time passes.

Volumes[edit]

  • 1 (June 13, 2013)[4]
  • 2 (October 11, 2013)[5]
  • 3 (February 13, 2014)[6]
  • 4 (October 10, 2014)[7]
  • 5 (April 13, 2015)[8]
  • 6 (October 13, 2015)[1]
  • 7 (June 13, 2016)[9]
  • 8 (October 13, 2016)[10]
  • 9 (March 13, 2017)[11]

Reception[edit]

Volume 5 reached the 47th place on the weekly Oricon manga charts and, as of April 19, 2015, had sold 20,288 copies.[12]

The series won the award for Best Shōjo Manga at the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(6)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved November 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ "海野つなみ新連載「逃げるは恥だが役に立つ」Kissで開幕". Natalie (in Japanese). November 9, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Nigeru ha Hachida ga Yakunitatsu vo". manga-news.com (in French). Retrieved December 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(1)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(2)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(3)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  7. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(4)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(5)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  9. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(7)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  10. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(8)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  11. ^ "逃げるは恥だが役に立つ(9)". kc.kodansha.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved October 27, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, April 13-19". Anime News Network. April 22, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Yowamushi Pedal, The Seven Deadly Sins Win 39th Kondansha Manga Awards". Anime News Network. May 12, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 

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