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Ran to Haiiro no Sekai  
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Description
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. And 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
乱と灰色の世界
小亂之魔法家族
Gray and Wonder Around Her
Il mondo di Ran (italian)
Ran and the Ashen World
Ran and the Gray World
Rans magiska värld (Swedish)

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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (441 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.74 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 9th 2015, 10:56am PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Fellows! (Enterbrain)
Harta (Enterbrain)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #341 increased(+29)
Monthly Pos #334 decreased(-80)
3 Month Pos #275 increased(+23)
6 Month Pos #225 decreased(-40)

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On 1449 reading lists
On 979 wish lists
On 612 completed lists
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beautiful   
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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Sparkling stairway to adulthood   
Rating: N/A
by Dr. Love
April 27th, 2015, 6:22pm
A captivating tale about a young capricious girl eager to grow up and do all the fun, cool things adults do. Clearly this is accurate to how most young children view adults. Ran is a likable girl and it's hard not to fall for her at first sight. You can tell she comes from a loving family and we get to see the cozy home she was lovingly raised in. Her family are warm & kind people, and asides from them every character is distinctive enough to hold your interest.

The magic creates a fun mood on top of the already comfortable atmosphere that imbues the manga largely thanks to Irie's amazing artistic talent. As the story progresses the tension rises and you root for the characters you've been following, especially Ran. The story portrays love in a youthful, pure manner as is fitting from Ran's perspective.

Honestly this one of my favorite manga, period. Can't wait for your next work, Irie.

... Last updated on April 28th, 2015, 6:51pm
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Original writing, good art, but a little too idealistic for my tastes   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by bobIV123
March 23rd, 2015, 5:34pm
The writing's interesting and seems fairly inspired, the art's surprisingly lavish and does a very good job of creating an atmosphere appropriate for the story world; however, in my opinion, some of the characters are, for lack of a better term, hopelessly idealistic. I acknowledge that I'm probably more of a pragmatist than others, and though I'm still able to enjoy this work, I find myself cringing occasionally.

Definitely worth a read, definitely deserves a 9, but I can't give it a 10.

Additionally, I do not know why this work is presently categorized as "seinen"; in my opinion, it should either be shojo or josei, probably the latter. The action, while certainly present, is by no means the focus of this; rather, I see it as an exploration of the relationships and growth of a young, tomboyish girl that happens to be set in a magical world.
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One of the best!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NegalisticBLAST
February 24th, 2015, 12:12pm
By my standards at least.

This has got to be one of the best manga I've read in a while. The story is whimsical, almost like a Miyazaki film. The relationship between Otarou and Ran is just beautiful.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
He falls completely in love with her, I can't let him go, I cried so hard when I found he was dead, I keep trying to read that section, but I seriously cry, tears and all. Im still hoping he'll come back, but I doubt that....
Im not surprised at how much I love this manga, what Im surprised at is how much I love supporting characters romances, like Jin and Sango's relationship, wow was that something. I can't wait for more chapters, especially how it ended, I don't really care for
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Hibi x Ran, I want Otarou!! T[]T


I should also say the art is fabulous! How much better can this manga get?! It's fantastic, I'm really hoping this will get a North American release.

Btw how can ppl not like Ran x Otarou, like seriously, becuase he was a perv and had one
-night-stands? I can understand why he changed for Ran, she isn't like the usual girl (even if she is only 10) she is so pure and light-hearted, wanting to be Otarou's friend and to protect him without needing anything from him.

... Last updated on February 24th, 2015, 12:25pm
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Damn Good!!   
Rating: N/A
by lin.ari26
January 25th, 2015, 1:17am
it's suprisingly gooood!!!.. i'm not really fans of seinen with so much boob everywhere... (maybe because i'm girl and feel disgusted somehow..)
well it's different.. the story is so adorable and heartwrecking.. I can't believe i did cry.. Give it try....
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What...?   
Rating: 8.9 / 10.0
by turnip head
October 30th, 2014, 1:07am
I read these reviews and steeled myself for soft porn and an annoying protagonist. I got neither. This story is beautiful. Outarou's selfish obsessive love was the perfect contrast to highlight the healthy nourishing love exhibited by Hibi. Both loves were real but one relationship obviously displays the better dynamic.

The progression of Ran's mental maturity was incredibly vivid against a dazzling magical backdrop. In fact, the emotional changes all the family members and supporting characters experience are so wonderful I want more even of those side stories that gave us glimpses into their lives. What a family. What a read. I was impressed by how easily I fell into its rythymn. I want to read it all again. And I will. :3

Well-executed storytelling, beautiful, clean art that deserves its own paragraph and entertaining engaging characters. Who could ask for anything more? Well. I could ask that it be animated.

... Last updated on February 11th, 2015, 4:43pm
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outarou   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kkfvjk
October 28th, 2014, 6:36pm
Manga that go beyond exciting plots and above—average art are hard to find (and I appreciate recommendations). If he suddenly changed his ways because he "fell in love", I might have quit reading. That phenomenon is just so cliche! If you're interested in that sort of development, look for a shoujo manga instead.Outarou's actions are done in affection and elegantly executed. I, for one, am a happy camper.
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Stupid girl   
Rating: N/A
by HunterMaou
October 8th, 2014, 8:46pm
Maybe it is because i dont quite understand love etc, But this story and that stupid idiotic little girl made me cringe.
Im sure it was supposed to be a tearjerking or some sad happy romance but the end just.... Bah
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creepy character ruins a masterpiece   
Rating: N/A
by mokuyobi
August 4th, 2014, 2:04am
I don't know what to say. This could have been the best manga I had ever read. The art and imagination is just crazy good. It's just so frikking sad that the mangaka decided to ruin it all with a creepy character that poops all over it.

Sure, being able to read manga or watch anime, requires you to have the ability to ignore alot of crazy stuff... but this time I just couldn't do it.


sad
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