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Eishi Karasuma is a loner with a monotone life and his only friend is Mikisada Kamoda. One day they venture together while skipping class and they meet Tsubame, a very energetic girl, and Rei Sagisawa, a pretty boy that attends the same middle school. On their way back to school a sudden event happens. A mysterious boy with wings will come to help.


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c.42 by Jaimini's Box (63d ago)
v.9 c.41 by Jaimini's Box (96d ago)
v.9 c.40 by Jaimini's Box (145d ago)
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11 Volumes (Ongoing)

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Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (146 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.07 / 10.0
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November 9th 2017, 6:11am PST



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Monthly Pos #898 increased(+248)
3 Month Pos #1258 decreased(-111)
6 Month Pos #1122 increased(+83)

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by Swifft
September 12th, 2016, 7:10am
You really cannot talk about this for very long without spoiling it utterly, but I tried in a long review I wrote for it. Birdmen is strongly unique for a lot of reasons, the most major of which I honestly can't discuss. I usually see people saying "just read it" and yeah, just read it. My review tries to explain why you should bother at all rather than just giving a vague line about it, but this is definitely something that you shouldn't look into too deeply before starting. There's a lot to it that's not exactly "surprising", but instead it's like there's lots and lots of new information regularly given out. It's a special series for sure and it seriously deserves more recognition.

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Slowly but surely   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shadowspark2
September 3rd, 2015, 8:57pm
This manga starts slow, but it has gradually been gaining momentum now that the characters are all introduced. It's an extremely well written story with crisp art. Definitely recommend to anyone who like more serious, character driven stories similar to Hoshi no Samidare
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Unlikely Superhero   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by CCheshire
December 30th, 2014, 4:16pm
I'm a huge fan of the manga-ka's prior works and this is her newest series with great art. MC is a fairly typical angsty teen (yeah, I know) but I'm glad the story didn't go in-dept with his self-defeating thoughts which is nice. The cast looks to be OK and although there's many characters introduced I can tell them apart and they have different personalities.

I find the mysterious student to be overdone trope but somehow it works for now. MC is obviously not a happy person but he doesn't seem to be dislikable (?) and I can predict him improving w/his self-esteem problems later on. Great use of space for 2-page scenes and backgrounds are drawn w/clean lineart.

I suppose none of this sounds very original or creative but the manga itself is a interesting take on young boy gains special skill which changes life.
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I Recommend it   
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by jeanelle
August 24th, 2014, 1:06pm
I like the start, and the story's going along in a nice flow, not too slow nor too fast. There's also enough things to keep you excited and anticipate the next chapter (if not excited). The atmosphere's nice too, I especially like the funny moments. I can't wait to see how the characters would improve especially the MC, he's quite the negative one, he think things through too much which is good and all (I actually find it funny at times)

Anyway, I'm not really good with reviewing anything also this is subject to change. I just say what I want (Opinion's opinion)

I'm going to wait for more chapters and see if it would be worth buying and adding to my collection smile
I hate to buy a volume only to not complete it because it became absolute shit in the end.
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Slow start but funny   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by lfb
August 12th, 2014, 8:37pm
I didn't find the main protagonist interesting at first but now he's starting to grow on me after reading the later chapters. Similar to Kekkaishi, the humor is great and makes the story more unconventional. However, the story seems to be slower than Kekkaishi. I skimmed through the chinese raws and found that the action picks up around ch12.
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