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Superior   
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Description
The demon queen subdued enormous and powerful monsters and slaughtered over half of the world's population. Surviving members of the human race elected a hero to slay the demon queen, beseeching release from her oppressive rule. However, he questions his mission to eradicate the monsters: in his opinion, they too are conscious and alive, and so he anguishes over that fact. Sheila the Demon Queen became interested in him and joined his journey, hiding her identity and with the plan to kill him after she has gained his trust. Eventually, she realizes that she fell in love with the hero, and hence their journey begins...

Type
Manga

Related Series
Superior (Prequel)

Associated Names
Недосягаемый - Крест
Недосягаемый†
シューピアリア・クロス
Superior Cross
Superior†

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.6 (end) by ENXAME (865d ago)
v.5 c.19 by Imangascans & Kirei Cake & Nanbaa Scans (952d ago)
v.5 by ENXAME (957d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
3 topics, 15 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (711 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.33 / 10.0
10
 34% (242 votes)
9+
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8+
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7+
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6+
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5+
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4+
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3+
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2+
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1+
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Last Updated
May 8th 2014, 11:43am PST

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Year
2009

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
GFantasy (Square Enix)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #852 decreased(-32)
Monthly Pos #1072 increased(+36)
3 Month Pos #1167 increased(+24)
6 Month Pos #1187 increased(+107)

List Stats
On 1592 reading lists
On 930 wish lists
On 1757 completed lists
On 50 unfinished lists
On 349 custom lists

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Forum Posts
The ending [spoilers obviously] 863 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Volume 5 of Superior Cross 1038 days, 1 hours, 11 minutes ago
is it still publishing? 1257 days, 1 hours, 37 minutes ago

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Mmmk   
Rating: N/A
by tipz
August 1st, 2014, 3:29pm
Well it was a bit darker then the first one (which I like), and the art raisins perfectly beautiful; even when it's ugly. But it felt like it needed more fighting then just a shoe of violence.
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it starts off in the same Journey. While things start to be more obvious that Sheila is the demon lord.. But I felt the hero was acting stupidly about it. I also felt like there wasn't enough fighting to make the story pop. Just straight violence of one person or another getting canned. And this epic demon lord seemed boring in the end. At least they found each other in the end. To be continued maybe???
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In the end   
Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
by Silvergoku
June 17th, 2014, 9:54pm
The manga was a bit more serious than the first series but well worth the read. Things get better, more action, twists, and to top it off it has a happy ending. If you read the first series you have no choice but to read the second because you will need closure biggrin The only warning I will give is this one ends like most romance manga released today which is conclusive, happy ending
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however my gripe is the happy ending comes in the final chapter.
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M E H.... Overrated   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Chayto
December 12th, 2013, 2:21am
I totally agree with Paragoge's review.
The story was promising, the characters were too, I mean the Hero and the Maou fall in love throughout the story, they help each other and whatnot. However the story twists were regular.
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I mean, there was a Copy already, now we need a Copy N2, really...? Shiela confessing in tears was totally legit and well placed and kind of liked it how it was placed.

Also, last chapter.
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Hero gets Shiela back, Third is OK with dying and willing to give up her life for Shiela but NOOOOOO she gets to live too. Really!? Plus, NO Vanilla ending? I mean, ever since we started reading Chapter 1 of Superior we knew that there was going to be a kiss, Troll Author wins.


One of the top Overrated Manga in the History of the Universe.
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2nd Season...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by angels4girls
September 8th, 2013, 8:19am
I liked this one, but you have to read a few volumes in before you really get back onto the plot line of the previous season. If this story had just kept going and didn't have the break between the two, I would've scored it higher.
Over all the plott is really good and I love the character growth!
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I just gave it a second read...   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Rysiek
June 21st, 2013, 3:38pm
...and yes, it is enjoyable. The art is beautiful, the story is decent (though easily predictable) and it leaves you with deeper thoughts sometimes... just don't expect something insanely deep or anything: you'll be disappointed. Especially with the ending.
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Which, as others wrote before me, is really bad. Copy was a good big bad material and certainly didn't deserve to be just suddenly replaced by some insane pretty-guy-or-whatever-thing without any build-up, backstory or anything.
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Started out better, still awesome though   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Aadieu
April 20th, 2013, 2:31am
Soooo so unbelievably silly, soo cliche, soo shoujo in all the worst ways... LOVE IT. lol.

Somewhat of a parody of rpgs/fantasy/shoujo/bishies. Don't take it too seriously.

Sappier and less believable than the first half, still a guilty pleasure though.

PS how the heck is this shounen? female lead, crowd of bishies, shoujo art, barrels of sappyconfused hello-oo, ring any bells?

... Last updated on April 20th, 2013, 2:33am
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Disappointing.   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by Paragoge
September 16th, 2012, 2:11am
(This is a review of both Superior and Superior Cross)

In the beginning, I liked Superior. It was cute in that it was like an RPG with a party that included a hero, the hero's right-hand swordsman, and a mage (and later, an assassin-type) all out to destroy the Maou. And I liked how it handled Shiela's fear of the inevitable day when the hero realizes that she's the enemy, and how desperate she is to keep her identity secret. I looked forward to how Exa and the others would react upon learning that Shiela was the Big Bad they were out to kill.

But when Exa finally found out... let's just say I was not impressed.
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What happened to all that angsting you did, and your final conviction to believe in the Shiela that you know & love? You just suddenly throw all of this away in your rage, even though Shiela told the truth while apologizing & in tears, moments before she went and tried to sacrifice her life to save yours? :/ Ok, I guess it's understandable considering you've hated the Maou for a long time (she did kill your parents and decimated your entire hometown, not to mention half the world's population), and you feel betrayed and stuff, but then you suddenly turn around and are not mad anymore? Wait what???


I also found the ending rushed, and didn't make a whole lot of sense (or maybe that was just the scanlation).
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I don't understand why the mangaka had to create this Original Maou character. There's Copy and Third already, why make Shiela a clone too? >>; It would have been better if the author had stuck with Shiela being the original and just prolonged the Exa vs. Shiela fight, delving more into their emotions, Exa especially. The scenes would have been more heart-wrenching, and the eventual acceptance, forgiveness, and 'I still love you' moment would have been more awwww-inducing.


All in all, it started out pretty good, but devolved into a rushed, mediocre manga that left much to be desired.
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Mixed feelings   
Rating: N/A
by MatrixM
September 7th, 2012, 11:21pm
The first few volumes of this series were god, from memory. But, i'm ot sure if it's because i had high expectation after having to wait almost a year for volume 5 to be teld, but volume 5 especially seemed like a trough. The finale chapter was...weird. And the manga occassionally went pretty surreal which goes against the whole tragic vibe it had going that i loved.
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Beautiful, Wonderful & Amazing!! ❤&#127775;   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 1angelanime
August 5th, 2012, 8:23pm
Although when I read this, I was kind of struggling because most of the translations were grammatically wrong. Nonetheless, I'm still very thankful to those who even took the time to translate it and gave me and many more readers a chance to read it. But anyway, this series is just so exquisite that it can't be described with just beautiful. There's just too many words that mean wonderful that this series can be described by. This series is truly one of kind. It's a series with an ending with a very happy ending because of the hero's and his friend's goal to live in peace. Because of that most of the characters that matter don't die and everyone lives! This is what makes it one of a kind because a lot of series/novels (even though they're very good) end with someone close to the main character die or sacrificed themselves. Not only that, this series has amazing artwork!!
I have just fallen in love with this series!! &#128152;

... Last updated on August 5th, 2012, 8:28pm
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Wasn't amazing   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by frodfy
June 12th, 2012, 9:34pm
Even though I enjoyed it very much, if I were to be honest i couldn't say it deserves a 10, and compare with Superior, this one is a lot worse.
Then again, it's between my favorites probably because I like the characters' personalities.
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