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Ran to Haiiro no Sekai  
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From Storm in Heaven:
Meet the Urumas, a slightly dysfunctional family of four sorcerers. Mom, being the most powerful sorceress around, works away from home keeping the world safe. Dad picks up the slack and takes care of the family. Except when he's out, which is when the older brother Jin finds himself in the unenviable position of keeping tabs on his sister Ran. Ran, the youngest, is a willful girl with too much power and too little wisdom. Let's take a look at Ran's everyday misadventures, shall we?


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Associated Names
Gray and Wonder Around Her
Il mondo di Ran
Ran and the Ashen World
Ran and the Gray World
Rans magiska värld

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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (517 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.76 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 27th 2016, 1:39pm PST



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Fellows! (Enterbrain)
Harta (Enterbrain)

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Kinda creepy but gets better   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by plotrobert
May 4th, 2016, 9:05pm
This was really a manga with a lot of highs and lows for me. Let me just say first that I liked the second half way more than the first half, though there is undoubtedly a charm throughout the whole story. The biggest strength of this manga is by far the art, Irie does a fantastic job bringing every panel to life and since our characters can use magic that means there's all sorts of fantastic looking sequences. For the most part the characters are great as well, and I really liked the developing relationship between Hibi and Ran.

So, elephant in the room. Outarou was the worst and he kind of ruined the early manga. Really the problem, is that I think I'm supposed to find the scenes with him and Ran charming or romantic. Nothing could be further from the truth though, almost every scene with Outarou in it was just painful. I mean even if you ignore the fact that Ran is even younger than she looks, he STILL acknowledges that he's too old for her and goes after her with gusto anyhow. Even after he finds out she's actually 10 he doesn't even slow down, just keeps sticking his tongue down that throat. It's creepy as heck.
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And honestly if he was the main love interest I woulda dropped this before the end more than likely

Using magic in your story is a double edged sword. On one hand, it allows for fantastic visuals and some very creative scenarios. On the other hand there's a whole lot of "uh, because it's magic" going on in the story. Magic is cool and all buy it does let the author be kind of lazy with the storytelling as a whole.

Three quick points:
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1. They don't even explain the main antagonist of the series until it's been defeated. What the hell? It really felt like they should have explained it sooner
2. I didn't cry when Outarou died, I laughed because my dreams had come true
3. I was kinda hoping for just a bit more of Hibi and Ran in the ending. Heck, more of them overall. Sometimes I think that if most Outarou scene was replaced with Hibi scenes this would be a better manga.

Overall I still give the whole thing an 8/10. Despite the flaws and the fact that I hated Outarou this was still an enjoyable manga once you got past the opening slump.

... Last updated on May 5th, 2016, 11:40pm
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Imaginative world but   
Rating: N/A
by CCheshire
April 6th, 2016, 9:23pm
I really disliked the main relationships between pretty much everyone esp Outarou. It's a shame since I adore the art and inspirations from myths and fairytales. Also keep in mind the MC is only approx elementary schooler so this is going in a weird direction regardless of magical shoes.
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A Beautiful and Touching Story   
Rating: N/A
by LucyMorningstar
March 15th, 2016, 4:19pm
I loved this manga. First, because of the story and characters. Secondly, the art. This story is a wonderful read because it can connect to just about anyone because everyone, at one point or another, has felt the need to grow up quickly. Ran learns that it isn't just about growing up that makes a person, it is the experiences and people that surround you that truly make you the person that you are meant to be.
For me Ran reminds me of my childhood self. Just like her I wanted to be an adult because I thought that the adults had all the fun. I never really appreciated my childhood experiences until I grew up and had time to reflex. So anyone who is still a child at heart, or thinks that being an adult is great read this book. You wont be disappointed
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Rating: N/A
by ::WonderWoman::
March 14th, 2016, 8:08pm
I really love Ran and her transformations... unfortunately I'm one of those people who shipped her with Outaru.... Oh my godddd.... just read it. I don't want to spoil it for you. Anyways, I still like Ran x Hibi and I thought it was a cute ending but just a bit disappointing. I won't give any less than a 10 because I know I absolutely love it, and I hope you do too when you read it.
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A wonderful coming-of-age story.   
Rating: N/A
by TrippingOnWords
December 1st, 2015, 9:02pm
Beautiful art and wonderful character development. It's a bit difficult to like Ran at first, but as she matures and learns of love and loss, she becomes truly beautiful and endearing.
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Really nice   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by hurafloyd
October 5th, 2015, 7:56am
Normally I hate children characters in manga, 99% of the time they are stupid, think stupid and act stupid. This manga made it reduce by 1% from 100%, first time I admit the stupidity of children as a valid attitude and support Ran (and even Hibi) completely since chapter 1.

Totally worthwhile.
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I might like it if I were 15 or younger.   
Rating: N/A
by crystallilac3101
September 11th, 2015, 2:17am
This one has delicious art but the story is subpar.

I know people will argue that the main character is 10 years old so acting like a little brain dead brat is ok. However, It still does not excuse for her extremely idiotic actions which leads to the deaths of many crows and fatal injuries of her own family members.

The author also tried really hard to make Outarou likable while drawing scenes of him being a complete dick to everybody and a creepy pervert to Ran. This puzzles me; why did the author paint him as an asshole if you want us to sympathize with him? My guess is that the author, like many girls, finds bad boys appealing. Bad boys who, for some miraculous reason, will devote to you and you only. Horrible taste if I might say. She did try to salvage his character at the end but a good author should know that cheap writing shot never works.

Oh did I mentioned that Outaro ( a ~ 30 yr old man) still kisses and gropes Ran all over even after he finds out that she's only 10?

... Last updated on September 11th, 2015, 2:24am
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Unbelievably good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Bebe~
September 11th, 2015, 12:25am
This manga was so beautiful and heart warming. I found the storyline choppy sometimes and I really wished the author would have made it just a bit longer. I wanted to see Ran in her prime. I want to see just how much she matured and improved. But the ending was just as good smile Ran x cute it made me tear up T.T such a great read! Give it a try!!!

... Last updated on September 11th, 2015, 12:26am
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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by whitespade
May 2nd, 2015, 3:11pm
the art is absolutely gorgeous, i love the way the characters are drawn with girls with big eyes and big hips, and guys all angular. the characters are fun and varied, and i never get truly mad at any one of them. the plot seems random at first, but go to a good fight and climax, and a bitter sweet resolution.

a must read.
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A must read   
Rating: N/A
by budlaygid
May 1st, 2015, 8:30pm
This is a beautifully drawn manga that manga readers shouldn't miss out on. I wan't to read more of it but unfortunately it was finished. I really enjoyed this manga. It had an original plot into the world of sorcery and magic. Ran's family was unique and it was great that you could see into the different lives of each family member. I especially liked her brother Jin who could shape shift into a wolf. Though, the tag should have included borderline ecchi.

There were parts that got me quite uncomfortable with Ran and Outarou whom I really hated. But what with all the unique plot twists, sudden realization and great dialogue, this manga has found a special place in my heart.

GO HIBI! biggrin
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