Man of Many Faces

20 Mensou Ni Onegai!
Man of Many Faces (20面相におねがい!!) is a manga by Clamp about a nine-year-old boy named Akira Ijyuin who steals beautiful and valuable objects to please his two mothers and is known to the public as the dashing, clever thief named the Man of 20 Faces.wikipedia
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Man of Many Faces (20面相におねがい!!) is a manga by Clamp about a nine-year-old boy named Akira Ijyuin who steals beautiful and valuable objects to please his two mothers and is known to the public as the dashing, clever thief named the Man of 20 Faces.
In July 1989, Genki Comics began serializing Clamp's second work, Man of Many Faces.

Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders

The storyline of Man of Many Faces occurs simultaneously with both Clamp School Detectives and Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders, as demonstrated by a conversation between Nokoru and Suō which also takes place in Clamp School Detectives, while in Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders Akira and Utako appear at their age as they do in Man of Many Faces.
Like Clamp School Detectives, Man of Many Faces and X/1999, the story takes places on the pentagram shaped Clamp campus, founded by the Imonoyama family.

The Fiend with Twenty Faces

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The manga took inspiration from the works of Edogawa Ranpo, most notably from The Fiend with Twenty Faces.
The Fiend with Twenty Faces has appeared in other media and served as inspiration for other works, including the two novels Kaijin Nijū Mensō Den by Sō Kitamura and its film adaptation, the manga series Man of Many Faces by Clamp and Nijū Mensō no Musume by Shinji Ohara, and anime Trickster in which was voiced by Japanese singer-songwriter Gackt.

Clamp School Detectives

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The storyline of Man of Many Faces occurs simultaneously with both Clamp School Detectives and Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders, as demonstrated by a conversation between Nokoru and Suō which also takes place in Clamp School Detectives, while in Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders Akira and Utako appear at their age as they do in Man of Many Faces.

Edogawa Ranpo

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The manga took inspiration from the works of Edogawa Ranpo, most notably from The Fiend with Twenty Faces.

Viz Media

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The manga is published in English by Tokyopop (formerly) and Viz Media (currently), retaining its right to left format.

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Man of Many Faces (20面相におねがい!!) is a manga by Clamp about a nine-year-old boy named Akira Ijyuin who steals beautiful and valuable objects to please his two mothers and is known to the public as the dashing, clever thief named the Man of 20 Faces.

English language

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The manga is published in English by Tokyopop (formerly) and Viz Media (currently), retaining its right to left format.

Tokyopop

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The manga is published in English by Tokyopop (formerly) and Viz Media (currently), retaining its right to left format.

Santa Claus

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Akira is so pure that he still believes in Santa Claus – this fact really surprises Nokoru and Suō.

Pediatrics

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He is trying to become a pediatrician like his uncle, who happens to be the doctor at CLAMP school's infirmary.

Twin

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They seem to be identical twins.

Kōichi Yamadera

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The One I Love (manga)

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Templar rated the series one-and-a-half out of four stars, and criticized it as a naïve take on romance; Templar suggested Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, or Man of Many Faces as better examples of Clamp's romantic manga.