manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
If you were an assistant for your favorite mangaka, what would you love most about the job?
Getting paid
Touching the mangaka
Being the first one to see the next chapter
Witnessing the mangaka at work
Seeing the mangaka's face
Breathing in the same air as the mangaka
Having the mangaka's phone number
Talking with the mangaka about his/her manga
Knowing the mangaka on a personal level
Being the mangaka's idea bank
Adding/refining drawing details
Cleaning artwork going out of panels
Being listed in the credits for a series
Gaining experience as an artist
Other
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Hyouka  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
A boy named Houtarou who is not assertive about getting involved, but was ordered by his older sister to join the classic literature club. In the club, he gets close to the truth about an incident, involving a female member's uncle, which happened 33 years ago. The "energy-saving" boy is joined by an inquisitive girl in this adolescent mystery.

----------------------------------
From MangaHelpers:

Oreki Houtarou is an "energy-saver" kind of guy, who expends as little energy as possible to do only things he has to. When he starts high school, his older sister sends him a letter asking him to join the Classics Club. The club meant a lot to her, and its number of members has been reduced to zero.

Houtarou reluctantly signs up for the club, only to find that someone else has joined, too! She's Chitanda Eru, a cute, big-eyed girl with an overwhelming sense of curiosity. A mystery crops up that catches Eru's interest, and also draws in Houtarou's friend, Fukube Satoshi. They continue solving mundane mysteries together, and soon they draw in Satoshi and Houtarou's friend, Ibara Mayaka, as well. Mayaka has had a blatant crush on Satoshi since middle school, but he always fends off her advances. Together, they search for the truth in a mystery that involves the history of the Classics Club... [tethysdust]

Type
Manga

Related Series
Hyouka (Novel) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
冰果
氷菓
ปริศนาความทรงจำ (Thai)
Frozen Treat
Hyoka

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

User Reviews
N/A

Forum

User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (50 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.8 / 10.0
10
 52% (26 votes)
9+
 8% (4 votes)
8+
 14% (7 votes)
7+
 14% (7 votes)
6+
 2% (1 votes)
5+
 4% (2 votes)
4+
 2% (1 votes)
3+
 0% (0 votes)
2+
 2% (1 votes)
1+
 2% (1 votes)

Last Updated
April 21st 2015, 2:13pm PST


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2012

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Ace (Kadokawa Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #913 increased(+136)
Monthly Pos #1592 increased(+223)
3 Month Pos #1928 decreased(-267)
6 Month Pos #2067 increased(+781)

List Stats
On 451 reading lists
On 443 wish lists
On 10 unfinished lists
On 115 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
The Anime is a Jewel!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by cecropiamoth
November 22nd, 2014, 11:18am
...and I bet the manga is too. The main character here is a guy who apparently wants to minimize his involvement in the life around him. He's not a creepy loner, but just someone who would rather conserve his psychic energy as much as possible. Anyone who has experienced much manga or anime will know that this is an attitude that just wouldn't do in Japan! "Do your best!" Is their incessant motto, and so as I started watching the anime of this, I was surprised the show didn't have him being bullied or some such thing.

No, it's not that at all. Rather, this is the story of how such a guy can gradually become interested in the world around him. How? Well of course, factor number 1 is a girl, although that doesn't become apparent for a long time. Almost as motivating, factor number 2 in drawing him out is a great group of friends. Factor number 3, finally, is a mystery from the past. This mystery reveals its existence to the group of friends slowly, and the MC takes a leading part in figuring it out. It's a terrific mystery, in my opinion, and not one viewer/reader in a thousand will be able to figure it out before the end.

Overall, what we have here is a well-written story of growth and maturation, played out by a cast of interesting, smart characters, and presented subtly and intelligently.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Nice, but not enough   
Rating: N/A
by foobar
January 2nd, 2013, 10:33am
Nice. It is actual detective stories, not supernatural stuff.
But, I really don't like the protagonist. And sometimes there are big, at least for me, plot holes.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer