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World Embryo  
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Description
A deadly virus is spreading across mankind, turning humans into gruesome monsters known as ‘Kanshu'. Yet no one knows of their existence, except for the organization called ‘F.L.A.G.', dedicated to hunting down and destroying the source of the infection. Its members possess extraordinary powers, capable of unleashing righteous fury on their enemies.

One day, a cell phone message from a dead relative leads estranged youth Riku Amami unwittingly into the conflict between F.L.A.G. and Kanshu - and to a mysterious cocoon that would change his life forever, for better or worse…

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ワールドエンブリオ
救世之茧
월드엠브리오
World Embryo - 救世之繭
World Embryo - เวิลด์เอมบริโอ

Groups Scanlating
Death Toll
Endless Abyss
HYDE Ltd.
Maximum7
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Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
7 topics, 25 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (395 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.28 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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4+
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Last Updated
April 30th 2014, 9:51pm PST

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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young King Ours (Shonen Gahosha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi (8 Volumes ongoing?)
Dark Horse (unreleased)
Madman Entertainment (8 Volumes ongoing?)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #605 increased(+68)
Monthly Pos #498 increased(+93)
3 Month Pos #323 decreased(-6)
6 Month Pos #363 increased(+67)

List Stats
On 2694 reading lists
On 1243 wish lists
On 121 unfinished lists
On 305 custom lists

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Forum Posts
World Embryo to End in May 88 days, 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
wtf is with cp. 70 & 71 (spoilers) 807 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes ago
The whole liar thing. 810 days, 16 hours, 47 minutes ago
Neenee Chap 74 (Spoiler) 816 days, 18 hours, 46 minutes ago
Licensed? 1330 days, 1 hours, 19 minutes ago

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Great   
Rating: N/A
by zebaod
January 26th, 2009, 3:43am
This is one great manga that I ever read. It's true when I first read it, I fell bored but after a few much chapter you can find a good development against all the character. Hope it doesn't have sad ending like Chrno Crusade. But in overall this is one best manga.
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Awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tarmie
November 5th, 2008, 1:36am
I really think this manga is one of the best I've ever read. Very dark and violent, but with lots of character development,

I think Riku is a very interesting main character, he's untraditional in many ways. I love how you never really know what he's thinking, and that kinda makes him more convincing.

The art is just amazing, Just plain amazing, of all mangaka i think Moriyama makes the best art.
Anyway, this the one is a must read for everyone, it's just awesome.

... Last updated on April 15th, 2010, 1:58pm
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Hmmm   
Rating: N/A
by metamike
September 6th, 2008, 2:30pm
The first 15-20 chapters or so are amazing, but after that the storyline seems to lose something. I can't specify exactly what...but...something.

Now then, art is top notch, and the fighting is very easy to understand. However I can't say whoever liked Chrno Crusade will like this. The lack of a developing relationship and romance will throw off Chrno fans at one point. For me, that point was as previously stated around chapter 20.

So...overall, I'd have to say this is a manga everyone should definitely START reading, however I doubt many people will read it all the way through.
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For those who liked Chrno Crusade   
Rating: N/A
by danobou
June 6th, 2008, 8:53am
I was browsing OneManga.com and I noticed that they had World Embryo and so I decided to read it. I was actually quite impressed with what I was reading. The art is pretty much the same as Chrno Crusades. In other words, the art looks nice. The plot is original, and this manga has plenty of action to please the eye. I am sure that who ever likes Chrno Crusade, will like this as well.

WARNING: This manga contains Graphic Violence, Brief Nudity, Fanservice, and Strong Language.
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Inferior   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Checkers
May 9th, 2008, 9:30pm
Well, not really. The story is quite interesting, albeit a little too mysterious and slow at times. However, Moriyama has that enviable ability to make anything shine, mainly due to really good artwork.

I liked Chrno Crusade much more though. It was the main characters, I think. Rosette and Chrno made a far more dynamic pair, contrasting each other easily and naturally. In World Embryo, the two mains are similar yet different, to the degree that it gets on my nerves. They should've just kept _that guy_, jeez.
Oh, and the fanservice/pantyshots have increased by a large amount in WorldEm, which is alright, because at least it looks fine and doesn't seem out of the way.
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Peaked   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by popothepenguin
April 17th, 2008, 7:38pm
I think Embryo's done. It peaked at chapter 15 and its been pretty bad since.

... Last updated on April 17th, 2008, 7:39pm
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woah..QEER   
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by TimeManInJail
April 7th, 2008, 5:54pm
nothing much...... not a single dam thing...geez -_-" my first time .. for this to happen, well all i can say is well more of an add on to this sentence lol,
Just read it. heck art work is great quite a fight + blood cute..too? comedy? a chick that fight so it is all for everyone!!!!!
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My second love   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Timmy_722
March 28th, 2008, 4:50pm
Daisuke Moriyama is a genius a slightly perverted genius but still a genius.
World Embryo is the first manga to really catch my attention sinse chrono crusade.

The art style has a nice balance of detail, clearity and earthiness (not to clean like the other side of the mirror or kingdom hearts.) that makes its otherwise unoriginal style stand out.

The plot is interesting and well planed allowing each book to stand on its own like chrono crusade.

Mr. Moriyama knows what hes doing.

I'ld give it a 9/10 instead of 8 but it is to soon to say it deserves it.

... Last updated on September 12th, 2008, 8:54am
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sweet   
Rating: N/A
by sakirol
December 16th, 2007, 11:17pm
I like this manga. The fact that it starts off with the cellphones isn't appealing to me, but otherwise, it rocked. It has a nice action type atmosphere that isn't too bloody or too light. ^^

P.S.I hope a group will scanlate later chapters.
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Just one bad comment.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by HuhWhat
October 24th, 2006, 4:32am
World Embryo had a decent start, but with each chapter Daisuke Moriyama progressively makes it worse.
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