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Alien 9  
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From CPM:

In the future, alien invasion is a daily occurrence and everyone must be prepared. Elementary School #9 has assigned three students to fight off the extra-terrestrial threat.


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Associated Names
Alien Nine
Eirian 9

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.6 by BishieHaven (1676d ago)
v.1 c.5 by BishieHaven (1823d ago)
v.1 c.4 by BishieHaven (1896d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 2, Chap 14

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (55 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.18 / 10.0
 16% (9 votes)
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Last Updated
June 19th 2013, 10:25pm PST

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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Champion (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
CPM Manga (Closed)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #951 increased(+246)
Monthly Pos #2208 increased(+237)
3 Month Pos #3837 increased(+509)
6 Month Pos #5749 increased(+159)

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On 103 reading lists
On 186 wish lists
On 161 completed lists
On 14 unfinished lists
On 67 custom lists

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Consummate Horror   
Rating: N/A
by cecropiamoth
August 10th, 2012, 1:47am
The 9 rating is for the very effective artwork in this, and above all for the cleverness of the mangaka in making this so convincingly be one kind of story at its beginning, and then having it gradually change into an opposite kind of story. That insidious change made reading this manga my first experience of being truly horrified by a piece of fiction in a loooong time.

Fiction of all kinds tries, apparently by unspoken agreement, to stay away from stories like this which call up our fundamental caring instincts and then use them to put us through an emotional ringer. This manga breaks that agreement--to my very great distress when I read it.

True horror is not fun. It's a wrenching experience, even when encountered merely in fiction.
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Serious Stuff   
Rating: N/A
by lordyupa
October 25th, 2009, 9:28pm
I've got to say I loled pretty hard at the earlier review stating that Alien Nine is the "sci-fi version of Azumanga." While it does contain a certain amount of humor, and the art is very bright and cheerful, Alien Nine has a deep and powerful undercurrent of profound and often creepy stuff going on beneath its candy coated surface. Using alien symbiosis as a metaphor for adolescence and sexual awakening, Alien Nine is as much an exploration of adulthood rites and the necessary horror of bodily change as it is a story about girls fighting monsters. More akin to Narutaru than Azumanga, Alien Nine is a deceptively complex thematic masterpiece, and I can't recommend it enough.
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Awesome art....but kind of confusing story.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Jozoiscute
October 22nd, 2007, 3:33pm
Alien Nine definitely had some amazing artwork. Beautifully detailed and inked. I personally quite liked it, but found that the plot became a bit confusing toward the end....
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Pretty Good but I thought it was Shojo!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by sleet
April 15th, 2007, 5:25pm
Like the title says, I thought it was shojo! I'm surprised to see its shonen of all things, but once I think about it, it does make sense since the series lacks in number of male characters compared to females. But it's not ecchi and it's really funny! Kinda like the sci-fi version of Azumanga.

Either boy, girl, man, or woman I'm sure you'll like this manga. It might not be the "greatest" manga you've ever read. But it is pretty interesting!
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