YMMV / Red Beard

  • The Woobie: Otoyo qualifies full stop. Her subsequent curing by Yasumoto's dogged persistence, her being made Yasumoto's nurse (when he in turn fell ill from overfatigue), and finding a friend in the boy thief Chobo should squeeze your heart out.
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