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Shingetsutan Tsukihime  
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The story follows Tohno Shiki, a teenage boy who, after a near-fatal accident in his childhood, gained the mysterious power to perceive lines covering everything around him. When he cuts along these lines, whatever it was immediately falls apart with a clean cut; in other words, killing it. He would have quickly gone insane from living in a world that could fall apart so easily, had it not been for a wandering self-proclaimed magician who gave him a pair of glasses that blocked his unnatural perception when worn.

Soon afterwards, he was disinherited from his family and sent to live with some relatives. For eight years he lived a normal life, hiding his special eyes, until one day he receives a letter inviting him to come back home. Shiki suddenly becomes caught up in strange and life-threatening series of events, ones that are somehow linked to his childhood accident and a forgotten past...


Related Series
All Around Type-Moon (Alternate Story)
Melty Blood (Sequel)
Take Moon (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
นัยตามรณะ พันธสัญญาเลือด
진월담 월희
Legend of the Lunar Princess
Lunar Legend Chronicles
Lunar Legend Tsukihime
Mặt trăng đỏ
True Lunar Chronicle Tsukihime

Groups Scanlating
Project Bite Me! Scanlations

Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.73 (end) by Scarlet Moon (1568d ago)
c.72 by Scarlet Moon (1573d ago)
c.71 by Scarlet Moon (1723d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 10, Chap 73

User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (907 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.63 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 12th 2015, 4:47pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Dengeki Daioh (Media Works)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
DrMaster (6 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #598 increased(+76)
Monthly Pos #739 decreased(-32)
3 Month Pos #687 decreased(-27)
6 Month Pos #665 decreased(-43)

List Stats
On 1895 reading lists
On 1381 wish lists
On 2035 completed lists
On 100 unfinished lists
On 360 custom lists

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Forum Posts
is this any different then the anime? 1563 days, 1 hours, 42 minutes ago
Tsukihime Manga Finale 2049 days, 5 hours, 21 minutes ago
Shingetsutan Tsukihime 2110 days, 23 hours, 16 minutes ago
Shingetsutan Tsukihime 2501 days, 18 hours, 41 minutes ago
Mature? 2520 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

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it is a nice work   
Rating: N/A
by simpleeyelid
December 9th, 2011, 6:00am
it is a nice work, although the story could have been extended to cover more elements.
Anyway, I like especially the ending. Bot because the ending makes us see what we want to see or there is some surprise. but it really makes the story be completed smoothly, not roughly or abruptly. However, of course, to fully appreciate the ending, one had better follow closely all the precedent chapters/ the whole story. smile I wish eagerly to read it again

... Last updated on December 9th, 2011, 6:01am
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Too many flashbacks   
Rating: N/A
by jangofetts
November 13th, 2014, 4:46am
Flashbacks when used well add necessary intrigue and suspense and tie the plot together. However beyond a certain measure, flashbacks can simply become painful to follow through. This manga is an unfortunate example of this. The core plot of the manga holds a lot of promise. However it is not backed by the best character development and the intermittent flashbacks make the story unnecessarily complex. There are also many questions which remain unanswered such as the mystery behind the maids or the protagonist's actual family. To sum it up it starts of well and leads to a fair conclusion but its potential is not fully realized.
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Lost the feeling half-way.   
Rating: N/A
by Akiradesu
March 15th, 2014, 3:14am
I liked the idea, but... Manga didn't deliver it for me.
Cheesy at times, it can be interesting overall, but it lacked certain something. What precisely? Hard to express what.
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Really good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by xeno01
March 20th, 2008, 7:32pm
Man this has to be one of the most interesting mangas ive read in a while with such a unique storyline, not to mention character develipment. this is a must read. i soon as i found it i couldnt stop reading it..
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Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 1st, 2006, 8:21am
The manga is much more better than the Anime.It has more action scene,and explain things more briefly.Even if you are not a fan of the Anime,you shouldn't miss this.
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manga > anime   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by yy19910505
September 21st, 2007, 5:12pm
Shiki is pretty cool and brave in the manga.
The anime suck @ss

... Last updated on September 21st, 2007, 5:13pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chinese_elfy
November 6th, 2007, 2:47pm
love the blood
nice manga <3
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Zero_gylt
July 18th, 2007, 4:53pm
I stated off by reading a bit of the manga before I watched some episodes from the anime. I have to say the manga leaves you with a much more satisfied feel in terms of character relation and development. The manga's protagnist Shiki has a much more kinder and much more accpeting tone of character. While the Shiki in anime has a colder and selfish attitude. I can recomend this manga because despite it's horror and action genre, it brings different tones to the story like comedy for instance so I give it an overall 9 thus far. I can also only hope that scanlation goes smoother and faster ; ;.
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Good Manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kinsleepy
January 27th, 2007, 8:34pm
this manga has a good story line. it also explain some of the things better than the anime.

... Last updated on January 27th, 2007, 8:34pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Rankre
July 1st, 2008, 12:07pm
The manga follows the game pretty closely. It is also a pretty decent series, though you might say recently its gotten a bit 'violent' but that was how it always was, in the game and the overall mood. none I like it, though I hope the author won't choose a bad ending O_o the ones from the game were too sad...
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