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Himizu  
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Description
Every day in Japan, 2500 people die due to any number of causes. Do you think you'll be one of the ones to die? No, of course not. Do you think you'll win the lottery? You'd like to think so, we all would. But Sumida is different. He wants the status quo to remain in every way; live a normal life, get a normal job, have normal kids, never to be anyone fortunate or unfortunate, content in normalcy. Anyone who doesn't agree is foolish, doomed to live their life scraping up a mountain that they can never conquer, fated to die in despair wishing things had been better.

When his mother kicks his father out of the house and onto the streets, he thinks he'll be fine. When his mother leaves him to live with her boyfriend, he makes the best of it. When he realizes that he's no longer average, he strives to make his life worthwhile the only way he knows how. When the demons in the back of his mind speak to him, he tries his best to ignore them.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ヒミズ

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.43 (end) by Deadbeat-Scans (59d ago)
v.4 c.42 by Deadbeat-Scans (66d ago)
v.4 c.41 by Deadbeat-Scans (73d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (138 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.03 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 20th 2014, 8:21am PST


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Year
2001

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Magazine (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1076 increased(+50)
Monthly Pos #1925 increased(+40)
3 Month Pos #2010 decreased(-1597)
6 Month Pos #544 increased(+57)

List Stats
On 531 reading lists
On 582 wish lists
On 154 completed lists
On 22 unfinished lists
On 178 custom lists

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,   
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by Dragonfiremule
October 27th, 2009, 4:21pm
Really quite good. The plot is pretty deep and rather interesting. My only problem is the noses/mouths of the people; they do convey expressions rather well, but seem unnatural.
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Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by phoenixkris
April 12th, 2009, 4:27am
i think the plot is really deep.At the beginning i thought that the protagonist was hoping to be normal because he is lazy and doesn't like trouble but when u see how he deals with the problems the live gives him its really admirable what a big resolve he has.I was ready to pass by this 1 to be honest because of the art BUT i think the it gives more dramatic and realism to the story (I don't think it would've worked with the style that everyone is beautiful and shiny no that i have something against it but i think this style is better for serious manga's)
I give 10 and recommend that u try it out as well as other Furuya Minoru projects.
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Amazing   
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by Ayato_Kamina
March 4th, 2009, 5:54pm
Couldn't recommend this manga highly enough. Artwork is unique and adds to the gritty surrealism of the manga. Protagonist is interesting and cool.

Would recommend it 7.5/10
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Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ThirySixChambers
September 13th, 2008, 7:56pm
I just read this manga up to where it was translated and I have to say that it's definitely not your average manga.

The protagonist has such a strange way of looking at things to go along with his hardships and problems. All the characters have their own pros and cons, which make them likeable or meaningless.

It's a great manga from what I've read, I just hope there is some new chapters translated soon.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by donuts
June 28th, 2008, 6:22am
This really was a great change of pace from the more main-stream genres. I really, really enjoyed the first volume. I hope more is translated soon. I keep checking back, to no avail.

I get the feeling it only gets better as it progresses too.
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awesome   
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by bbpp
July 15th, 2006, 11:59pm
Such an amazing series, hurts my heart that only 1 volume was scanlated T_T
Go read Ciguatera by the same author now!
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