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Meteor Methuselah  
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Description
Rain Jewlitt, known as the Methuselah, is a spaced-out, immortal, 624-year-old man dressed in priest's clothes. He's got eternal youth and a large price on his head—put there by those questing after the secret of his immortality.

Machika Balfaltin is a tomboyish, energetic 14-year-old girl who, upon the death of her grandfather, sets out to kill Methuselah, the one bounty her assassin grandfather, Zol the Grim Reaper, couldn't kill. Instead, however, Machika ends up being saved by Rain again and again from other aspiring bounty hunters attacking them both.

Sound like the beginnings of an odd relationship? You won't believe where their journey takes them...

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Manga

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Associated Names
メテオ・メトセラ
Immortal Rain
Meteo Metosera

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.Extra 2 by Broken Violin (1751d ago)
v.11 c.66 (end) by Roseille Scans (1838d ago)
c.63-65 by Roseille Scans (1911d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Meteor Methuselah by cobalt_rain
Meteor Methuselah by himemai

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (921 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.63 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 5th 2016, 3:36am PST


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Year
1999

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
South (Shinshokan)
Web Magazine Wings (Shinshokan)
Wings (Shinshokan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (8 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #288 increased(+25)
Monthly Pos #292 increased(+25)
3 Month Pos #297 decreased(-4)
6 Month Pos #279 decreased(-3)

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On 1994 reading lists
On 1905 wish lists
On 1554 completed lists
On 178 unfinished lists
On 671 custom lists

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Why is it a tragedy? 1317 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes ago
Does this manga draw from Buddhist concepts of reincarnation and nihilism? 1957 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
About official translation 2242 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes ago

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Not meet expectation   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by kiriee
March 17th, 2016, 2:48am
When reading this manga, I thought it was seinen, of course I was wrong while the story can get dark it never get really dark, also no one die just like most of shounen manga out there, and then I was wrong again, after I want to mark this manga as finished I saw shoujo.

This manga is good, I really see the potential in it, but it seems a lot are not realized. A world where people carrying weapon all the time yet no one actually get killed(except in the past, one piece style), a protagonist that only have superhuman strength and immortal yet nobody ever seems be able to subdue him, a lot of explosion yet everyone keep able to escape with little to no injury, immortal man roaming 600 years yet it only go as far as a rumors.

This manga have a lot of great ideas but all of it rendered pointless or weak, because of the targeted market, it should be seinen instead of shoujo.

... Last updated on March 17th, 2016, 2:52am
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LOVE IT x10   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pinkparparak
March 30th, 2015, 12:14pm
Super good manga, made me laugh, made me cry. So great. One of the best manga I've ever read. Great art & awesome story. Recommend it if you're searching for a great manga.
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Solid and touching.   
Rating: N/A
by signale
October 17th, 2014, 11:45am
The overall emotions this manga are uplifting, even though you know it is coming your way. It isn't pretentious, and for much of the time, feels light despite many of its themes being rather heavy. A very enjoyable read. Some people may find the characters to be too "type cast", but in this story, they work. There is drama, but not melodrama. I thought it was predictable, but the emotions I felt reading it, were suprising and genuine.
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Sloooow start   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Fawkes
September 27th, 2014, 1:06pm
I love this series and its characters, but goddammit the first few volumes are pretty average shoujo fare.(though admittedly it has more action than the average shoujo) It isn't till volume 4 or 5 when the antagonist shows up that the series gets amazing.
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<3 <3 <3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Rebekahs5
July 22nd, 2014, 10:05am
I love, love, LOVE this series. It was so much better than I was expecting! It was an emotional roller coaster with a FANTASTIC ending. I truley hope everyone reads this series. You NEED this in your life lol. Characters, plot, art and romance, all amazing! 10/10.
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It's cute....but   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
June 13th, 2014, 7:38pm
I can see why many people would like this series, and the main character isn't too annoying. But this manga just doesn't stick to me. After dropping it for a couple months, I've already forgotten most of everything despite reading at least 5 volumes. ACK I don't really want to start all over again...

But who knows...?
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Decent   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by PZcolo
April 3rd, 2014, 10:17pm
After several years of dropping this series (finding it quite mediocre at the time) I gave this one a last chance and managed to finish it.
I still find the story so-so, I think the premise is good but find both Yuca and Rain kind of weak and boring characters, Yuca starts off enigmatic and deranged but well I won't tell you how his char progresses, as for Rain, he's quite boring thou not a bad char he's a bit too bland, it's good that there is Machika, Eury and a few others that are more interesting, also, I liked the romance; still I didn't like their development much and their dialogues weren't very good (thou that might be the translation fault, can't tell). And last, the ending was kinda mediocre too, neither good nor bad thou.
All in all it's an ok read for someone with a lot of free time like me.

... Last updated on March 24th, 2016, 6:52pm
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Raining   
Rating: N/A
by Akiradesu
February 6th, 2014, 3:58pm
So I got till the 3rd chapter and was thiking that something is really off. Like reaaaally off. And then I came back here and noticed... Shoujo. Ahhh.... I was a fool once, but now I am a wise man.

Now then, when all the peaces fell into place, could see it in different lights, I will not say that I like it much though. Prequel was better in my eyes.
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AWESOME SHIT.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
January 5th, 2014, 8:41am
Oh gawd. Holy molly. Actually I've been putting this on my wishlist for a long time and didn't want to read it at all, but since I was bored, I decided to give this a try and I'M NOT REGRETTING IT!!! The plot is awfully horribly good. It's too awesome for words. I love all the characters although, I hated them in the beginning but hey, they turned out to be pretty good! I don't understand why some people dislike Machika in the beginning since, she is capable of fighting and I see her as a strong female lead. It's not like she goes around acting like some damsel in distress and hauling that scythe for no reason but in fact, she can pull off a few stunts and I enjoyed every fighting scene of hers. I liked her actually. She's an understanding person and when she hugged Yuca during the end, I cried. Yuca is another cute character as well!

Although he was really evil in the beginning but that's because he was in pain...and to see how he has changed so drastically after bumping into Machika and Rain, I think he's a lovable character. I have no complaints about Rain either. He's just as good as he is. Well honestly saying, all the characters are likeable. I can't seem to hate them at all, even the villains. Oh, of course Folk in exception.

And the art is pretty good too! It's really clean and the dialogues isn't all over the place and each scene is drawn out in great details. Seriously, I don't have any complaints about this manga. Plus, this manga made me cry, laugh and smile all the way to the ending. It's just good. You really gotta read this. Honestly. PLEASE!!!
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Amazing!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sandora
October 23rd, 2013, 3:50pm
This manga is by far one of the best I have ever read! It made me cry, laugh, and wish there was more. I guarantee that you would love this as well... I'm torn that I finished it, yet glad. A breath of fresh air knowing that i finished reading a wonderful masterpiece such as this... Thank you OZAKI Kaori!
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