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Medaka Box  
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Description
Kurokami Medaka, the strongest girl in Hanokiwa Gakuen (Academy), leads the school's student council. The student body can submit pleas for help, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, into the suggestion box that Medaka installed. Together with council members Zenkichi, Akune, and Kikaijima, Medaka takes on the challenges in the school that range from mundane tasks to supernatural battles.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
めだかボックス
最強學生會長
最强会长黑神

Groups Scanlating
/a/nonymous
Beyond Retarded Scanlations
CXC Scans
DBR
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Latest Release(s)
v.22 c.192.5 by /a/nonymous & [minus] (52d ago)
v.1 c.1 by CXC Scans (491d ago)
c.192 (end) by CXC Scans (491d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
22 Volumes (Complete)
Oneshot (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 7, Chap 55

User Reviews
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Forum
13 topics, 129 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7 / 10.0 (993 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 8th 2013, 7:48pm PST

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Year
2009

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Licensed (in English)
No

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N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #784 increased(+23)
Monthly Pos #1124 increased(+94)
3 Month Pos #1198 increased(+101)
6 Month Pos #1233 decreased(-128)

List Stats
On 3431 reading lists
On 852 wish lists
On 1309 completed lists
On 244 unfinished lists
On 323 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Medaka Box Ends This Week 487 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
voiding a previous arc? *Spoilers* 502 days, 0 hours, 33 minutes ago
did medaka box just end at 185? 537 days, 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
Medaka Box Question 571 days, 23 hours, 25 minutes ago
Yeah....I still don't know 812 days, 15 hours, 3 minutes ago

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For middle schooler or Elementary consume   
Rating: N/A
by mowres
April 11th, 2012, 9:04pm
I read up to v10 and i quit, the climax just only with punch, you cant see something cool like shidenseen skill from gamaran or susano from itachi. because the end will just punch with super power migty suddenly appear. and after arc, all the enemy will be friend. it's anoying. after mass murder or crushing some school or rampage bloody hell from the victim, the enemy in the end will be friend. and the sin just gone. it's just your satisfy not fill in.

... Last updated on April 11th, 2012, 9:10pm
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..........wtf happened??   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by SSJR2
March 23rd, 2012, 12:27am
**a few Small spoilers warning**

at first i really liked this manga,even though i had some problems with the lead characters, i thought the story and characters were unique and the abilities were really inventive and well thought out, but roughly after the Kumagawa and minus 13 arc things went super down hill. the story makes no sense at all any more, the genre keeps changing like from action to trivia to some music shit and just every thing is getting more ridiculous. But besides all that my main problem is Medaka and Zenkichi, medaka first because her character is too damn ridiculous and majorly unfair to all the other characters, her ability should be "i never lose" because thats exactly what happens. who wants a main character whose always stronger than every one and is unbeatable, it sucks. i really dislike her character now.
Next is Zenkichi, i like his character but he is almost the opposite of medaka, hes too weak and unimportant. i felt like he would be one of the main battle characters and stand in medakas level eventually but hes still one of the weaker ones and in terms of importance he needs to stand out way more and stop riding on medakas co-tails all the time. all in all i want to remember this manga for chapters 1-92 and its art, before every thing goes to shit. you know what never mind i think this is my fault, i took this manga seriously as a good Shounen manga but now i will just look at it as a insane gag manga

... Last updated on February 2nd, 2013, 12:43pm
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Was Good...   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by jt3z
March 15th, 2012, 10:35pm
The first half of the manga was great; i couldn't wait for it to be translated every week, but now it's just turned into some weird stuff and it just plain stupid although it not entirely bad it seems like it's trying to hard to be something it's not.

Edit now that its over i have to say it turned out to be horrible. Read the first half then quit. Its becomes a huge mess after ch 80-90

... Last updated on August 19th, 2013, 9:57pm
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this manga more intelligent than you think   
Rating: N/A
by S.G.H
February 8th, 2012, 2:36pm
1. what most people have failed to notice is that it is a good thing that the genre keeps changing because it means that the story as a whole can develop, for instance look at dragon ball it is a shounen battle, super power anime and 5 or 6 hundred episodes later nothing has really changed, the bosses has gotten harder, their are some new characters and the explosions are bigger but it's really just the same medaka box however does't do that it changes so you don't get the same thing as all the time
2. people who dislike it because it's confusing are clearly morons and not because of they don't get it but because of they don't realise that it's supposed to be cryptic and confusing so it's more interesting that way, face it you where reading V for vendetta and it just tolled you exactly what happened to V in the past you would lose interest, the interest is in the mystery.
3. people who say it's exaggerated read the second paragraph and tell me their is't subtly in this manga.
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Trying too hard   
Rating: N/A
by connerity
January 6th, 2012, 7:07am
This manga is trying to do everything by brute force.
The elements that are supposed to be comedy aren't, because they get rubbed in your face like a sign that reads "laugh now".
The same goes for the totally unnecessary ecchi scenes (sidenote: l2draw breasts if you want to give them 120cm racks), the plot, and, to an extent, the characters.
Speaking of characters, this is what I found to be the only good point in the manga, they are quite diverse, but in the end, get used up so fast that very few are memorable.
Another point is, at times it tries to make sense by explaining stuff, but only moments later comes up with some bullshit that invalidates what was previously explained, coming up with ridiculous stuff that ignore's the rules it set for itself.

Bottom line: I can see what they are trying to do, they took elements from many popular genres, and ridicule them by pushing them over the top of what you usually see.
But too much of something is almost never a good thing, and this manga just proves it.

Just for comparison, Gintama does everything what Medaka Box is trying to do, only better, and not so much over the top that it hurts itself.
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It was eh   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by enaikelt
December 15th, 2011, 12:17am
At some random point in this manga, you're going to come across chapters and chapters of something you just don't find interesting at all. It's not that it isn't funny, likable, kinda silly, and amusingly parody-like. It is. It's just also boring. The author creates new characters like they're made from machines. It's a testament to his character creation skills that I can even still recognize most of them, but it's also repetitive and actually kind of annoying (because I don't care about them all that much.)

Like another commentor noted, I'd like more Zenkichi. He is honestly the most likable character there, and he also takes back-seat a lot, even though he's technically pretty much the second person we meet in the story. And to be honest, he's one of the few in the main cast who isn't just over-the-top strange, and I think it's a shame he's not more prominent, because it might balance out Medaka, who by now is just kind of dripping Mary Sue. She was always kind of on the edge to begin with, but her personality and occasional touches of humanity negated that very well, which was part of what was so good about this manga in the first place. But now... she's a virtuous saint with nearly invincible powers and not much else. Disappointing.

So back to my main point; in some chapter or other, you're probably going to be like "You know what, I no longer care" and just drop this manga. I started skipping chapters around the Amazing Battle Manga bits... I know, I know, I should plow on more and get to the amazing parts everyone assures me are to come, but I just can't bring myself to do it. It's probably one of the perils of being as cross-genre as it is.

EDIT: Skipped right to the end and could still follow the story. biggrin

... Last updated on March 15th, 2014, 11:20am
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fun at first   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by whitespade
November 28th, 2011, 12:18pm
then it go wahooni shaped. it just too crazy, too over the top, too fast, too soon. i don't understand - it was such a great beginning, where it all go wrong?

... Last updated on November 28th, 2011, 12:23pm
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one of the best   
Rating: N/A
by lilgeedi
November 15th, 2011, 6:36am
one word one of the best manga that i have read end im quit picky plus there kinda rushing through the arcs so they can have a long running anime yeah i said it anime there is gonna be an anime of medaka box next year around spring cant wait
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It soon will end. Epic.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sighing
November 6th, 2011, 5:24am
She said, "Life is Epic" and what I thought was "Manga is Epic". Especially this manga. That may seem arrogant but I've loved this manga for how it was hard to understand and completely grasp. Frankly, it got boring at some point because the story did feel too pushed in a strange way. Then it got back up and for like, 40~50 chapters 'till the end it was non-stop Epic. NisioisiN is absolutely a genius, though he pushes it a little sometimes.

Oh yea, and Medaka being impossible to beat is probably what kept this manga together. I can see why it would annoy people (it angered me too), but damn, had she fallen even once on this run, the whole plot would have started falling apart. Because, except by some lame and cliche get-back-up-and-train (or some sh*t like that) chapters, the whole suggestion box would have lost its meaning. anyway, Medaka would have lost it.

In fact, Medaka is probably what you could wall the central pillar of the manga. She was made to be so important that as soon as she loses, the manga goes to its end.

Now, love is in the air, I guess we should have only a few chapters to go. maybe only one. Was Epic, loved it.

... Last updated on March 30th, 2012, 5:59am
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It's alright.   
Rating: N/A
by BowlOfNoodles
November 5th, 2011, 9:04pm
At the start this was pretty interesting and it followed the original idea, but some people noted that it wasn't catching onto readers and was on the verge of being cut. It was kinda rushed a little into a battle manga which was what caught many more readers and saved it from being cut. I followed the manga really for one reason, I really like the character Zenkichi. He's your average normal character that I wish would play a bigger part in this whole mess instead of all the side characters that keeps taking the spotlight. Well up to the current character he is starting to take that roll, but throughout new characters just kept being introduced and when that happens, it loses a lot of appeal to me. The story wise is pretty unique in it's own sense, but it feels like the mangaka is trying to hard and putting too much effort adding more than needed. I'm on the verge of dropping this myself, since the chapters annoys me more and more every new chapter, but that's me. I'll keep reading because I want to know what happens to Zenkichi, but other than that, nothing really appeals to me.
I guess this is great if you want something a long the lines of bleach and what not. It's unique and has it's shine, but in my opinion it's just your usual battle manga with lots of characters that really gets annoying.
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