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Gamble Fish  
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Description
The story is set at Shishidou, a school attended by rich and elite people. Tomu Shirasagi, a gambler, is a mysterious new transfer student who has come from a public school (instead of a prestigious private one) and faces the elitist environment. There, he declares a challenge toward any student and claims he will bring to the ruin the whole school through a series of gambling matches. Nobody knows why he has come to that school or what the real motivations behind his actions are.
During any match, Tomu shows off all of his unique coolness and ability.
He employs a wide range of tricks, both psychological and physical, to ensure his victory. In any game, you will constantly ask how he's planning to win, why he's really doing certain things, and what's really going on. At the end of the matches, the tricks are revealed, and they all work in real life, even if they do require one to be highly skilled or lucky in order to perform them.
The story centers around the various matches he undertakes and the interactions between the various characters, like Mika Shishidou, the beautiful granddaughter of the school headmaster, who is highly intelligent but contemptuous and superb, or Abidani, the vampiric looking dorm superintendent and main villain (for now) in the series, who has a sadistic personality and whose goal is to make Tomu leave his school (or to get him killed).
As the story unfolds, more about Tomu's past is revealed, leading to unpredictable turns of events.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ギャンブルフィッシュ
斗鱼
鬥魚

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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.62 by OMFGG (1256d ago)
v.8 c.61 by OMFGG (1280d ago)
v.7 c.60 by OMFGG (1298d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
19 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Forum
4 topics, 11 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (410 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.65 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 10th 2014, 11:31am PST


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Year
2007

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shuukan Shounen Champion (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #858 increased(+263)
Monthly Pos #1893 decreased(-90)
3 Month Pos #2113 increased(+225)
6 Month Pos #2475 decreased(-358)

List Stats
On 2385 reading lists
On 453 wish lists
On 52 completed lists
On 104 unfinished lists
On 216 custom lists

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Retarded Logic   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
February 12th, 2014, 11:05pm
I hate how this series tries to make the character insanely smart when it comes to gambling.... It just doesn't work out because the author cannot come up with adequate explanations that actually logically follow the situation.

Everything is totally exaggerated past hilarity, to the point of making me dizzy. I don't know, but Liar Game is more grounded in reality.
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Seriously   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by se7a
January 30th, 2012, 7:37pm
Lol... It was ok in the beginning but things got waaay out of reality after the first gambles. Now it's just exaggerated, impossible situations and retarded explanations. Definitely, it tries to be smarter than what it is. Maybe I'm getting too old for manga?
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the other medaka box?   
Rating: N/A
by whitespade
November 28th, 2011, 7:43pm
you know it started out great, but then BAM it goes wahooni shaped. i hope all these craziness can be properly explained because there's so much suspension of disbelief and the littlest one is F cup on 15 year old girls.

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im gonna put this on hold at 43ch, im gonna try again when it got completed

... Last updated on October 16th, 2012, 9:55am
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Kinda Crazy   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by McCasper
November 13th, 2011, 2:57am
In the beginning I thought this was a nifty little series with some cool mental puzzles to solve. However, after each gamble the series gets crazier and crazier until you have no idea what to make of the whole thing and stare at it in disbelief. Just to give you an idea, by the third major gamble there's a man dressed up like satan/count dracula getting ready to saw off the main character's finger with a freaking chainsaw. I don't know whether the series is better or worse because of this insanity, but it is certainly standing out from other similar series. For what it's worth though, I still enjoy the mental puzzles.
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potassium plus~~   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by chirpy
October 16th, 2011, 9:21pm
On to my short and stupid review~
Gamble fish is a fun read blah blah. I'm tired, sorry. More luck and cheating in this than anything else but whatever. Yeah it's fine. Might as well read it~
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Okay   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by PepperPia
November 8th, 2010, 3:26pm
It's an okay manga, the story is quite simple really but the tricks and the way he tries to accomplish his goals is clever and for me the most attractive part of the story. The characters get on my nerves alot because of their personalities, the main character is really smug and all the girls just fall for him. But now I'm reading it by releases and it's lost it's spark. So I recomend reading it in blocks and if you don't enjoy it after a couple of chapters drop it. There's no point sticking with it.

... Last updated on December 29th, 2010, 6:46am
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This is my second after homunculus   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by gaara877
September 14th, 2010, 7:51pm
the best thing about this manga to me is harem and psycho combine together. plus great story. All his opponent is girls~.^ I hope he not fall in love with anyone but hope every girls fall for him. and really x 1000 hope this manga will continue like yugioh. And this manga is not only good but great because we don't always see thing like this, just go away for people who don't like it. just read something else, it stupid to see stupid comment. Just watch god of gamble.

... Last updated on September 20th, 2010, 8:56am
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Awesome stuff!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by anup
September 6th, 2010, 7:50pm
This manga is great, the author has done some research
The best thing about this manga is no supernatural stuff, all of this is possible IRL
Every chapter is exciting than the previous

This could very well pass as seinen manga
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"Psychological" and "strategical minds" for idiots only   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by L3zl13
May 28th, 2010, 7:03am
It's very lame when a writer want's to show off how genial a strategist a person is, but his "genial" strategy is full of holes and logical errors or inconsistencies so it would be very hard to agree with him/her.
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Not a fan   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by mattai
May 19th, 2010, 12:38pm
Aside from not being especially interested in the gimmicky 'gambling' tricks the main character uses, I've got one other issue that prevents me from enjoy this manga: the main character. I don't usually have a problem with confident protagonists, but this one just somehow comes across as a big ball of smug without anything else to him.
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