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Hameln no Violin Hiki  
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Description
Pandora's Box led a cursed existence. Through the curiosity of a woman, evil was unleashed and very nearly covered the world in darkness. Miraculously, humanity managed to seal Maou Kestra back into the box, but only with immense sacrifices. Even without their lord, the demons are still a formidable force that has only grown stronger with time, locked in the abandoned capital of the North, Hameln. Fifteen years have passed since that fateful battle...

Enter Hamel, a travelling minstrel who is so self-centered that he'd sooner cook his guardian crow (and family friend), Oboe, than go hungry for even a minute. Welcome to the world of music and hilarious insanity that is the Violinist of Hameln. Watch as Hamel takes cheap shots at his opponents and bashes pigeons with his giant violin and turns them into dinner.

How WILL the world be saved from Maou Kestra (it's a pun for orchestra, if you haven't noticed) with a hero such as this?

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
ハーメルンのバイオリン弾き
魔法提琴手
Cây đàn kỳ diệu
Hamelin no Violin Hiki
Hameln
The Violinist of Hamelin
The Violinist of Hameln
Violinist of Hameln

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Latest Release(s)
v.37 c.141 + Gaiden (end) by Scythe GP (1869d ago)
v.37 c.140 by Scythe GP (1958d ago)
v.37 c.139 by Scythe GP (1989d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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Forum
1 topics, 13 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (158 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.06 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 20th 2014, 8:25am PST


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Year
1991

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Gangan (Square Enix)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1107 increased(+86)
Monthly Pos #1968 increased(+356)
3 Month Pos #2781 increased(+703)
6 Month Pos #3630 increased(+470)

List Stats
On 360 reading lists
On 461 wish lists
On 264 completed lists
On 61 unfinished lists
On 145 custom lists

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A great read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by calrin
June 17th, 2007, 10:24pm
Violinist of Hameln has crazy comedy but at the same time there are many tragic and heartwarming moments as well. I didn't expect any storyline at first but it soons turn out to have quite a deep plot and the characters are developed well. This is a classic and a must read
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Can't Stand the Art   
Rating: N/A
by phanzanu
May 5th, 2007, 6:42am
I was just in the first page when I started to think about deleting whatever I have of it here. For me, a person who's picky about art, I had a really hard time getting through the first chapter. I might have liked the story, but it was so old-school that I can't stand it. I guess I'm just not used to it. I didn't push myself on reading it.

I didn't give this a rating because I didn't get a chance to get the story, so if I rate it, I might become biased against it because of the art. I only rate stuff when I get their story.

For those who want to read this, you'd better appreciate old-style manga art. If you get used to it, then have fun.
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Mature   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mahouneko
May 4th, 2007, 1:26pm
People need to shut up about this manga being silly and whatnot especially when they've only read the first volume. There is a story to this series and it isn't sugar-coated happiness all the way. There is bitterness, there is hatred, there is brutality, and there is the ever-constant aspect of death.

The anime actually took most of the dramatic aspects of this series and made a spectacularly dramatic story out of it. So I'd recommend that people go watch the anime if they haven't.
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Excellent Shounen   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chueisha
April 27th, 2007, 3:05pm
Some jokes are pretty offensive, but i think overall this manga is great. Love the story, plot, arts and of course, the comedy in it.
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Funny and good   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Invalent
January 26th, 2007, 9:27am
The start was "a bit" weird but gets better soon, the art is rather unique and maybe you'll need some time to accustom to it, still its pretty good. (tho I like other "styles" more).
The humor is pretty hilarious, but some jokes get repetitive, still a solid 8/10 maybe a bit more.

... Last updated on January 26th, 2007, 9:28am
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weeeeeeeeee!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Cerulean
January 7th, 2007, 7:47pm
nice art, great story, hilarious and unexpectable jokes xD........although i think his "violin" should be a cello....

... Last updated on February 11th, 2007, 2:01pm
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it is very interresting manga but most time , Comedy manga have no storyline but that is this manga have storyline   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by raptor02_2001
November 13th, 2006, 1:47am
lack of art but comedy and storyline are combine are winner !! i am recommend to everyone try it out !! i am in the vol1 .... it is very interesting if good for open mind ...
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truely great and under appreciated   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Sapphiresky
October 8th, 2006, 11:07am
this is a great manga to read for anyone who loves to laugh. the story is great at integrating completely idiotic humor into what could almost be considered a serious story line so go read it and you won't be dissapointed. its truly a uique story too; it takes all the archetypes, stomps on them, stirrs them up and serves them with a side of french fries and it actually comes together very nicely.

... Last updated on October 8th, 2006, 11:12am
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Sugoi!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by quick brown fox
September 16th, 2006, 8:34pm
One of the few that is serious, funny, wacky, and amazing at the same time! Very unique in its own way, although it may take a while for people to like the art.

This is a prime example of a manga that shouldn't be judged by its initial volumes. (and it's even better if you totally loved the first)
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best series ever   
Rating: N/A
by Kelley
August 16th, 2006, 8:13pm
Don't listen to the people who have rated it low. They haven't read the chapters past the beginning. Yes, the manga starts out slow and the jokes aren't great. But past the first volume, the series really kicks in and the further you go, the more inseperable you become. I have never come across such an original series.

The plot summary may seem like it's just another manga, but it's not. The way the series is delivered makes it different, especially how no matter how serious or depressing the subject gets, every chapter has comedy relief. Always.
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