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Ann Cassandra  
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Description
Bekku Nanaki is mirror clairvoyant. She moved to Tokyo from the countryside to escape calamities she sees. There, she witnesses an accident on the road caused by a mobile fish vendor, who saves her from being crushed by a billboard that falls from above.

The next day, he turns out to be Banjou Kizaki, her classmate and a student held back due to his involvement in incidents and accidents that others attribute to his being unlucky. His eccentric behavior, however, catches her attention, which he explains as changing the future...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
アンカサンドラ
終結預言
Uncassandra

Groups Scanlating
Boredom
Horobi no Michi
Village Idiot
ddk
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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.8 (end) by Village Idiot (1950d ago)
v.2 c.7 by Village Idiot (1959d ago)
v.2 c.6 by Village Idiot (1977d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
2 topics, 17 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (558 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.94 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 27th 2013, 9:23am PST

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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Rival (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #780 increased(+358)
Monthly Pos #2103 increased(+57)
3 Month Pos #2557 increased(+422)
6 Month Pos #3218 decreased(-248)

List Stats
On 669 reading lists
On 564 wish lists
On 1674 completed lists
On 61 unfinished lists
On 203 custom lists

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Forum Posts
...and it's over. Thoughts on the ending? 1775 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Chapter 5 1975 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes ago

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good start, dunno what's up with the name tho   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Tiamat
July 10th, 2008, 10:38pm
I'm liking the characters and artwork in this one, and the premise is interesting. i agree with youngavatar that it will get old after a while if they just keep saving people, but if there's a good main plot this will be a really great manga

... Last updated on July 10th, 2008, 10:39pm
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AMAZING   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by YukiSaito
June 24th, 2014, 2:05am
This story was amazing, and hilarious! Though there wasn't much romance (I didn't even sense romance, actually) but the action and the art was amazing. The Black Mask was a weird, but -good?- twist in a sense, but the last chapter-are they idiots?! His death was supposed to be under the sakura trees when they were in full bloom-and their celebrating his birthday there?! That part was like -screams internally- GOSH. Worth reading, and even a re-read!
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What a Rush   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by Fantasier
October 9th, 2013, 3:44am
The story is WAY too FAST. It's as if there's no story in the middle. There's a start, then there's an end. (What?) A series at this scale must be longer. There are a lot of stories to be told; backgrounds of characters and objects. The climax of the final arc is nothing compared to the stories before, so weak. The very end left loads of things that should have been told untold. There should also be more arcs, which will slowly reveal the story behind everything happening, making the story engaging and more sensible.

Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The origin of the Seal Mask? How that girl got the Seal Mask? How that guy got the Cassandra Mask? How could the protagonist got the book? Who the heck is the enforcer? Where was he from? How the heck he survived the last prediction of his death at the end? etc

Romance is also too strangely developed. I'm not asking for a pure drama of love but at least make it something acceptable, not just forcing it to readers.

This is sad because the setting, the main idea and the 'moral of the story' actually are great and fresh. I can't blame everything on the author though, because I don't know if the author ran out of ideas or just received too short length.

Can someone just remake this series please? Same setting, same idea but different storytelling, more chapters, and a lot more detailed story.

Despite its bad story (but great idea and outline), the art, especially the exciting camera angle in battle scenes, is great. I like it a lot.

... Last updated on October 9th, 2013, 3:51am
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OH YES   
Rating: N/A
by Nemurenaiyo
October 27th, 2012, 8:33pm
I was not a shounen manga reader till a friend recommended Ann Cassandra to me. I was completely a shoujo fan to the brim. He forced me to read it, stating that it does have some romance going on between the protagonists and that the manga is somewhat touching. When I finally started to read the first chapter, I was hooked. I loved it so much and I did not want it to end so soon. Anyway, it is RECOMMENDED. I am looking forward to future works by the Mangaka. Ganbatte!
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Well worth the read   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by lee_sona
August 31st, 2012, 2:15am
Good artwork and a story that is unique makes for a worth while read. Another plus is that the MC was capable and competent from the git-go.

I only wish that it had lasted longer to bring out the plot and character development better.
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Extremely enjoyable...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
June 18th, 2010, 1:10pm
Itís strange how some manga that I think should be shorter have many volumes and chapters, and some manga that I would like to be longer are quite short. This manga is one of those manga that I wish was longer, but isnít. Even though it isnít long the story was an excellent one, and though I wish it had gone on for a bit longer it was still a very nice read that was extremely enjoyable!

Plot- The plot is very interesting, great concept for the story. However the shortness of the manga dragged the plot down a bit, it would have been better if the manga had been a bit longer and some parts of the plot were drawn out a bit longer, as it is the manga isnít bad and the pacing is quite nice.

Characters- The characters are really endearing, Banjou is quite strange, but in a funny way, and Nanaki is sweet and levels off Bajouís strangeness nicely. The duo is fun to read about. The other characters play more minor rolls and you donít really get to know the secondary characters that much making them nothing all that special, but not bad characters either.

Art- The art was nice but sometimes it seemed the artist got a bit lazy with some pictures and those images didnít seem as good as other images on the page. But the artwork was still quite nice.

Other- I felt that the antagonistís were just thrown in there, quickly defeated, and then just forgotten. I was a bit annoyed by this but not annoyed enough for it to lower my liking of the manga. Another thing to note, everyone, the end is (in all likelihood) a happy one.
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Iíve concluded that Banjou lives in the end, the Cassandra mask is what was behind all the prophesies, which included the ones Banjou saw in his book, including the one about his own death, so when they sealed the mask it was suspected that the prophesies made by the Cassandra mask would be broken, which includes the prediction of Bajouís death. Also at the end Nanaki sayís ďTomorrow Banjouís new life startsĒ indicating he will live and Chiasa and Nanaki keep on talking during the end about Banjou's plans for the future also indicating he'll live, and, though this is more just my own assumptions, both Nanaki and Chiasa donít seem sad at all, on the contrary they seem happy which would be strange if that day Banjou was dyingÖ Plus they are having his birthday under a full blooming sakura tree which would be strange for them to have it there if they didnít believe the predictions to be broken. Just my thoughts, feel free to disagree.
The ending was a bit open unless you put some thought into it. The manga was good; it captured my attention and kept a firm hold of it all throughout the manga, and even at times had me on the edge of my seat as I awaited what would happen next. I really do recommend this manga!

8/10 Ė Was good

... Last updated on June 18th, 2010, 8:48pm
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Haruism!?!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dandan1
October 22nd, 2008, 9:47pm
Will Bekku save Banjou from dying the same way Kyon saved the world by kissing Haruhi!?! D:

Can't wait for the 6th chapter.
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Interesting Mix-Up Genre   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by [][][]
October 21st, 2008, 5:45am
For once, a shounen that i read with anticipations and it actually paid off...
It will get old sooner or later but i enjoyed this 5 chapter that i read all at once biggrin
Especially when shounen is mixed with romance but still great.
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mysterious..   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kitty_me
July 31st, 2008, 3:27pm
only 3 chapters out, but its not too bad.
im still eager for the next chapter.

i like the characters a lot. and there's plenty of humour.
the plot is rather interesting and i cant wait for more!
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REALLY want to rate this higher but...   
Rating: 7.6 / 10.0
by MatrixM
November 11th, 2012, 6:55pm
It seems like it was kinda rushed and suffered for it. They could have built up the character of the black-coated man (forgot most of his name already and I just read it >.>) a LOT more. And the final arc...who the hell makes a mask out of...THAT!? (don't want to say what it is...). And they could have explained how the seal mask was made...perhaps by a different person's [spoiler] who had similar circumstance as the first mask's but a different resolve?

Also, just saying, the princess of Troy (not queen) WAS believed at first. Later, though, I think she wasn't with the horse fiasco, and we all know what happened next.

But before those flaws came in I was loving this SO much. :/ Great bits of comedy, great story and solving of situations (for the most part, not the tower one, really). that reminds me, they could've expanded on the dilemma he faced with that revelation in tower chapter as well, like what is being done in Reimei no Arcana.
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