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Usotsuki Mi-kun to Kowareta Ma-chan - Totteoki no Uso  
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Description
The setting is a rural city in which kidnapping and series of murders are happening simultaneously. Eight years ago, a boy and a girl were kidnapped and suffered through the hands of their perpetrator. The victims, the compulsive liar "Mii-kun" (the narrator), and "Maa-chan" (Misono Mayu) reunite and start living together, despite the fact that the recently reported missing children were ....

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Associated Names
嘘つきみーくんと壊れたまーちゃん
說謊的男孩與壞掉的女孩
Lying Mii-kun and Broken Maa-chan - Precious Lies

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v.1 c.1-5 (v2) (end) by /a/nonymous scanlations (1315d ago)
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v.1 c.4 by /a/nonymous scanlations (1382d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (568 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.13 / 10.0
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Year
2010

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Young Ace (Kadokawa)

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Weekly Pos #920 decreased(-8)
Monthly Pos #1220 increased(+158)
3 Month Pos #1505 increased(+69)
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One of a few reads that make me feel like I have wasted my time terribly   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by bwfas
September 9th, 2014, 11:09pm
Kidnap. Murder. Psycho. Sounds so promising, doesn't it? Only that its execution is extremely poor and shallow. I can't understand why it's considered seinen, the target audience should be 12-13yo kids with special snowflake syndrome.
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Very interesting read, but feels like movie adaptation   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Akukame
February 21st, 2011, 9:15am
Lying Mii-kun and Broken Maa-chan is actually a very intriguing story. It can very easily hook you in, and drag you along. It constantly keeps you guessing, and has a way to always be unexpected. Its very short, so the characters don't really develop and probably too broken to really likable, but as a suspense series, it really works.

But, its not without its problems. The entire manga is based on misinformation. Many scenes are interleaved with partial flashbacks. Although the story follows one guy, you don't see everything he does or thinks. Theres entire sections of time that are just skipped, and entire trains of thought that are just overlooked. While this does a very good job of creating deception and suspense, it feels paced as if the story was not intended to be in serialized form. Rather than a series of chapters, it feels like a movie that was forced to be broken up (which it likely was). Though, a lot of this can probably be alleviated if the entire manga is read in one sitting.

It does make me wish to see the movie, because although it was a very interesting read, I almost feel as if the story would have been able to be even better than it already is through another medium.
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oooh   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by elalendi
December 21st, 2010, 5:23pm
I like this a lot, it's so suspensful and intriguing. the main character's a charmer. lol i love his catch phrase. Everyone in this story is hiding something or always speaking with hidden meanings. The way the mysterious past is unfolding is very interesting.
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An engrossing read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Aetheus
January 25th, 2011, 5:09am
Although its rather short, I just love this story. Its sick, twisted, and (twistedly) sweet. "Ma-chan" is (to put it bluntly) batshit crazy, and "Mi-kun" himself seems to have a few loose screws. This manga scores full points for originality and storytelling. The ending itself followed the initial tone of the manga faithfully - sweet, in a twisted sort of way. Much as I'd like to continue singing praises for the manga, I can say little more without spoiling it. Just do yourself a favour and read it.

... Last updated on January 25th, 2011, 5:11am
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good read   
Rating: 9.4 / 10.0
by whitespade
June 7th, 2012, 10:14pm
the characters, a Lying Mii-kun and a Broken Maa-chan certainly live up to their names. mii lie so much he dont even know wether he speak the truth or not. maa is so broken she dont even realize she dont function properly. i love the narration by mii, he sound laid back and unattached by life all the crazy happenings around him sound more surreal. a good short read.
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Wow.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Verix
March 14th, 2012, 6:57am
One of the most exciting and engrossing manga I read, from the start it pulls you in and you won't let go until you understand what's going on. It's pretty weird, original; but in a good way.
Just be prepared for some major psychological subtext. Excellent manga. Recommended.
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Good   
Rating: N/A
by Ragikai
June 5th, 2011, 9:18pm
I never really comment on stuff, because I feel like most do not deserve it, but I will comment on this. This manga was rather intriguing, and somewhat a dept in the story line, but it was rather short. How it played out was great, and the cliff hanger was executed great. The writer for this will go down in my book.

I will not describe anything, but how I felt while reading this, so sorry for any disappointments.
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Interesting   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
January 18th, 2014, 10:45pm
thank goodness it's not very long.

The story, while interesting to a degree, didn't leave a positive image on me.

... Last updated on January 18th, 2014, 10:46pm
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awesome....   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by j4n3
July 17th, 2011, 10:35pm
interesting story, and barely fresh... no other story lke this even though it's kinda complicated.
i never read this kinda mnga until now biggrin
so i 100% recommended this manga to you guys to read X3 LOL!!!
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interesting   
Rating: N/A
by takitogr
October 12th, 2010, 4:54pm
only 2 chapters till now so you can't really tell yet but it is very interesting and somewhat weird

i like the art a lot as well even though the backgrounds are absent most of the time....apart from that the art is very skilled

update: the translation on chapter 3 is really bad and it barely makes sense sadly :/
btw the author and the artist only have this title listed here....hmm

... Last updated on November 18th, 2010, 5:04pm
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