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Hameln no Violin Hiki  
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Description
Pandora's Box led a cursed existence. Through the curiosity of a woman, evil was unleashed and very nearly covered the world in darkness. Miraculously, humanity managed to seal Maou Kestra back into the box, but only with immense sacrifices. Even without their lord, the demons are still a formidable force that has only grown stronger with time, locked in the abandoned capital of the North, Hameln. Fifteen years have passed since that fateful battle...

Enter Hamel, a travelling minstrel who is so self-centered that he'd sooner cook his guardian crow (and family friend), Oboe, than go hungry for even a minute. Welcome to the world of music and hilarious insanity that is the Violinist of Hameln. Watch as Hamel takes cheap shots at his opponents and bashes pigeons with his giant violin and turns them into dinner.

How WILL the world be saved from Maou Kestra (it's a pun for orchestra, if you haven't noticed) with a hero such as this?

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Manga

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Associated Names
ハーメルンのバイオリン弾き
魔法提琴手
Cây đàn kỳ diệu
Hamelin no Violin Hiki
Hameln
The Violinist of Hamelin
The Violinist of Hameln
Violinist of Hameln

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Latest Release(s)
v.37 c.141 + Gaiden (end) by Scythe GP (2003d ago)
v.37 c.140 by Scythe GP (2092d ago)
v.37 c.139 by Scythe GP (2123d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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1 topics, 13 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (163 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.98 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 20th 2014, 8:25am PST


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Year
1991

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Gangan (Square Enix)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #839 increased(+365)
Monthly Pos #2345 decreased(-146)
3 Month Pos #2708 increased(+698)
6 Month Pos #3803 increased(+258)

List Stats
On 368 reading lists
On 468 wish lists
On 276 completed lists
On 61 unfinished lists
On 152 custom lists

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Outrageously awesome!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by takotan
April 4th, 2008, 3:20pm
It's full of crack and angst and stuffed with references to classical music! What's not to like? Sure, it's long and episodic and the art is sketchy, but that just adds to the charm.
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A great read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by calrin
June 17th, 2007, 10:24pm
Violinist of Hameln has crazy comedy but at the same time there are many tragic and heartwarming moments as well. I didn't expect any storyline at first but it soons turn out to have quite a deep plot and the characters are developed well. This is a classic and a must read
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Excellent Shounen   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chueisha
April 27th, 2007, 3:05pm
Some jokes are pretty offensive, but i think overall this manga is great. Love the story, plot, arts and of course, the comedy in it.
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One of the best mangas I've come across   
Rating: N/A
by Ardariel
July 12th, 2006, 1:57pm
If you are after a good story, this is the right choice. The characters are really unique, too. You have all sorts of them here - the bishounen with a dark past (the main "hero") is of course one of the most attractive ones))
This is the only manga, which made me laugh out loud, and not once or twice. Even when the situation becomes really tense, the author finds a way to insert a scene so hilarious that it'll make you laugh, even if you are not disposed to at the moment...
When I found this manga, I read the first chapter and thought "I never cared LESS for a story", but in some time, when I was desperately seeking some - any! - comics to read, I came across it again, and I continued. Oh my god, I think that if I have done a single thing right in my life - that was it. Read it, love it, laugh over it!
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You'll never find any manga to be as funny after you read this   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HeavennevaeH
February 17th, 2008, 3:08am
WARNING #3: Do not drink or eat anything while reading this. Trust me, so many people have found out this the hard way.

I can only say this is probably not THE best manga out there, but it sure is the second. Great characters (Sizer-best female character ever IMO, next to Erza in Fairy Tail), clear plotline that's easy to follow (and it's an extremely important thing for a manga of this length)...and did I mention full chapters of humor? Don't worry it doesn't drag and for someone like me who loves rambling nonsense it makes me feel at home smile). Extra points for jokes right inside tragic moments that, by some unknown superpower of the mangaka, DON'T seem out of place.

The artwork. Yes. Major trouble here. But remember this series started around 91 and the mangaka's main job was as a voice actor I think, but you'll have to bear with it. If a story with average artwork made ME read it (someone who reads pure crap stories just to gawk at the artwork) then it's definately worth a few nights up and skipping school/work.
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Mature   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mahouneko
May 4th, 2007, 1:26pm
People need to shut up about this manga being silly and whatnot especially when they've only read the first volume. There is a story to this series and it isn't sugar-coated happiness all the way. There is bitterness, there is hatred, there is brutality, and there is the ever-constant aspect of death.

The anime actually took most of the dramatic aspects of this series and made a spectacularly dramatic story out of it. So I'd recommend that people go watch the anime if they haven't.
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One of the Greatest   
Rating: N/A
by Xophien
June 30th, 2006, 1:47pm
Sure, you have to love wacky comedies to like Violinist of Hameln, but if you like wacky comedies, you WILL love Violinist of Hameln. It's one of the only series that make me laugh out loud, with quite the good plot too (chapter 55, can't wait to read the next). I can read it three times a week and never get bored, it's just that good. Sizer-sama...
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Mix between Adventure+ Action + RPG + Comedy = This manga.   
Rating: N/A
by Azlar
October 15th, 2005, 9:16pm
Nowdays its so very difficult to find this kind of unique theme manga , with comedy adventure mixed well with linear and solid storyline, Violinist of Hameln becomes one of my best fav manga.
How does it feel when your main character first impression is cool guy / bishounen guy , but suddenly he change his personality into jackass guy attitude which always causing trouble for everyone ?
Mangaka of this series know how to make a good varied joke that can makes you ROFLMAO every 5 pages.Despite of how much comedy in this manga , it has serious story sometimes , battle too, both balanced well, and it always keep in the main story track.
Unlike other manga that only dwell into sub quest / side story , in here you already know where the story wants to be headed , but it doesn't get lame because of that. Why ? because as the story progress you will unveil the mystery or unsolved question pieces by pieces.
You will never got bored ,plot becomes interesting as the story progress , as well as twist.
If any of you like playing RPG , this manga had some RPG element in it just like slayers anime .
And if you prefer some unique original theme, you should read this , you probably wants to know how the hell some musician going to fight ogre ,don't you?
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takes time   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tribal2199
September 3rd, 2007, 10:54am
This is a great manga that takes time getting into but don't be fooled by the first few chapters. The artwork isn't the best but as the story progresses, I've found that this matters less and less.One of the few manga's out there that can have you laughing one minute and crying the next.10/10

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nice one   
Rating: N/A
by kamasutra69
July 29th, 2007, 9:30pm
artwork worst
but jokes saved the day
-please be the salvation of the town"
"i want to see you dance"
what can i say
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