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Akumu no Elevator  
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Description
Jun receives a phone call from his wife Manami telling him that she's about to give birth, while he's at the apartment of his mistress Yoko. He promptly breaks up with his mistress and runs out the door to rush his wife to the hospital.

Unfortunately, the elevator becomes stuck on the way down, and he's trapped with three strangers. To pass the time, they decide to share their deepest, darkest secrets. Jun can't help but be horrified by the criminal acts these seemingly normal people are capable of committing... and getting away with. Will a rescuer ever come, or will they be stuck in this nightmare elevator until they all die?

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
悪夢のエレベーター
Elevator Trap
Nightmare Elevator

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 by Mango Scans & The Peanut Gallery (514d ago)
v.1 c.1 by Mango Scans (881d ago)
c.Oneshot by ScansRemix (1533d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 7 / 10.0 (96 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.01 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 19th 2014, 1:03am PST

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Year
2009

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Birz (Gentosha)
Genzo (Gentosha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #842 increased(+364)
Monthly Pos #2258 increased(+318)
3 Month Pos #4203 increased(+409)
6 Month Pos #5482 increased(+299)

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On 174 wish lists
On 305 completed lists
On 11 unfinished lists
On 106 custom lists

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Incredible   
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by Pebble_
May 4th, 2014, 4:38am
Very very good oneshot, the atmosphere is extremely well put, the plot is freakin awesome and you won't be expecting
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
who the mastermind was.

Hidden depths and great atmosphere, definitely recommended.
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friggin awesome   
Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by whitespade
August 26th, 2013, 11:34pm
this reminds me of that story about some people being trapped in a lift with the Devil, but it goes to a completely other non-spiritual route. the art is a bit wonky and the proportions are just off, but the gripping plot take this manga the whole way.
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Misleading category tags   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by calstine
July 3rd, 2013, 2:54am
A few of the category tags are entirely irrelevant to the story, and are based solely on impressions given out in the first chapter (mistakenly indicated as a oneshot) : there is no rape, arson or suicide in Akumu no Elevator.

The story is short (148 pages), but delivers well for something of that length. There's little that can be said without giving the plot away, other than that things are not what you'd expect. Quite a fascinating little thriller, despite not being particularly feasible in a real-life situation (which is the whole point of fiction, after all).

... Last updated on July 3rd, 2013, 2:56am
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Interesting   
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by kaabi
August 14th, 2011, 11:40pm
Yeah it really doesn't seem finished... and I really want to see what happens! It has an interesting premise and the first chapter really hooked me, which makes the cliffhanger all the more torturous! So please, someone scanslate the rest soon!
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Strange...   
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by SpookyCandyLollipop
July 15th, 2011, 12:09pm
I really don't think this a oneshot, because it ended with just a cliffhanger. All them a least commit one deadly sin...
This really reminds me the movie called Devil(2010) that has the same plot(With people getting stuck in a elevator and all them at least commited one crime and then the lights start blacking out and each of them start getting killed, without knowing who among it killing them one by one....) with a shocking ending!
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