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Yami no Purple Eye  
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From Aerandria Scans:

Rinko is an ordinary girl who was born with a mysterious birthmark on her left arm. But when that mark starts to get darker, strange accidents begin to happen everywhere around her, involving even the people she cares about. What will the powerful magic awakening inside Rinko bring her?

In 1987, Purple Eyes in the Dark was awarded the Shogakukan Manga Award for the shoujo manga category.

Later it got a continuation: Yami no Purple Eyes - Bangaihen - PANTHERS.


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Associated Names
Mắt tím trong đêm
Purple Eyes
Purple Eyes in the Dark
Purple Eyes of Darkness
Yami no Paapuru
Yami no Purple Eyes

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Latest Release(s)
v.12 c.1-4 (end) by Aerandria Scans (1060d ago)
v.11 c.1-4 by Aerandria Scans (1067d ago)
v.10 c.1-4 by Aerandria Scans (1079d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)
7 Volumes (Bunkoban)

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (93 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.17 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 18th 2015, 12:23am PST



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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1068 increased(+143)
Monthly Pos #1874 increased(+283)
3 Month Pos #2712 increased(+664)
6 Month Pos #3816 increased(+539)

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On 238 reading lists
On 305 wish lists
On 226 completed lists
On 26 unfinished lists
On 139 custom lists

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Old but worth-reading series   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by darcyaglow
December 1st, 2009, 8:41am
This series is pretty old. The story cannot escape from the shojo cliche of Chie Shinohara. But it still a worth-reading one. People who love Red river should give a try.
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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Meilee123
August 20th, 2013, 10:57pm
I expected much from this author but this was disappointing.
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This protagonist seems dumber than the rest and that's the only reason why she died. If I was her I would have burned down the lady's house from the first time I found out where she lives. I was kind of rooting for the other guy so maybe I feel a little bitter about that but then later all the focus got shifted to the daughter and then I lost most of my sympathy for Rinko.

The author does her signature thing by letting the antagonist go over and over again. It would have been such a better manga if there was another antagonist. Everything was so unrealistic from how a crazy teacher lady got so rich and powerful to the fact that there wasn't any other shape shifter apart from the panthers mentioned at all. And I'm sure I'm not the only one wondering why two halfbloods would equal a pureblood, not to mention one that controls other panthers and the atmosphere.
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Also. Like. Everyone Died.
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Boring and tedious   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by kute_changmin
March 27th, 2013, 7:40am
I like Chie Shinohara's drawing style, and that is the only reason why I stick with this manga. I skimmed and flipped through pages all the time though because there are so many cliche moments. It also frustrate me so much that the only person who seems to know how to use gun here is the antagonist. Why do the protagonists never thought of using guns so they don't have to be vulnerably shot literally every ten pages? There was a moment when the antagonist could finally be shot, the dad coughed and gave the moment away. What is the odd?!? So frustrating!
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Name-Undecided
May 17th, 2010, 1:20pm
This is really tedious. Just like with Red River the same old villain keeps doing the same old villainous things and the hero/heroine let her keep getting away with it every single chapter. This time the heroine clearly has the power to do away with her in one swipe but she just keeps crying and running away. This is boring.
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