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Description
Sotoba is an old-fashioned Japanese village nestled deep in the mountains. It has a small population of about 1300, and the villagers strictly follow age-old traditions and customs.

One sweltering summer, a mysterious and deadly disease begins to spread rapidly among the villagers, affecting young and old alike. In the midst of this spate of puzzling deaths, a family of beautiful and elegant individuals moves into the abandoned 'Kanemasa' mansion on the hill-side over-looking Sotoba...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Сики
Усопшие
尸鬼
屍鬼
Corpse Demon
Shi Ki
Shi-ki
Thi quỷ

Groups Scanlating
Aku Tenshi
Aku-Tenshi
DEMONSr
SnoopyCool
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Latest Release(s)
v.11 c.41 + Omake (end) by TDX (1136d ago)
v.11 c.39 by TDX (1139d ago)
c.40 by TDX (1193d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol1 ch1

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (335 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
10
 27% (89 votes)
9+
 24% (82 votes)
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7+
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4+
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1+
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Last Updated
May 12th 2014, 8:28pm PST

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Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Jump SQ (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1050 increased(+60)
Monthly Pos #1689 decreased(-41)
3 Month Pos #2003 decreased(-78)
6 Month Pos #2011 increased(+13)

List Stats
On 981 reading lists
On 1023 wish lists
On 565 completed lists
On 97 unfinished lists
On 270 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Shiki Has Ended 1174 days, 21 hours, 18 minutes ago
More Info on Shiki Anime 1642 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes ago

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so slow......................   
Rating: N/A
by orphen21
April 8th, 2008, 7:33pm
the first 2 chapters were alright introducing characters and such by the 2nd chapter you already have an idea what is happening and then the 3rd and 4th chapter it just gets really dragging to read
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howlow   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by paradoX
March 6th, 2008, 7:48pm
I find the story intriguing. and especially the eyes. they are damnright awesome. and freaky at times. the story can be a bit hard to follow.. I also had some trouble distinguishing different characters in the beginning. some are drawn in a really similar way. can not not respect a manga in which main characters die. all the time.

I hope I will get to care for the characters in a chapter or two. and that I will have the time to start caring. biggrin good horror manga that will hopefully develop into something more

... Last updated on March 6th, 2008, 7:49pm
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So far..   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
January 12th, 2008, 8:35pm
Well, I have read chapters 0-1, and so far it seems REALLY GOOD.
It has that perfect feeling a Horror Mystery Supernatural manga should have. If it was just plain horror, I would be disappointed, but with the mixture of the three, its perfect. =D I love it.

This series has a lot of potential, I can't wait to see more of it!
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not THAT good   
Rating: 6.8 / 10.0
by Wolf6969
December 20th, 2007, 5:17pm
i really dont get whats the big fuzz its only 1 cap...and to b honest...to me...doesnt feels like a hit...i hope i´ll be corrected...
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Quit interesting   
Rating: N/A
by sakirol
December 11th, 2007, 12:24am
After reading twenty chapters, I can say I like it a lot. It turned off differently from what I originally thought though. The first impression I got from the manga was a horror-ish doomsday scenario. Everyone was going die one by one. The characters would fight against the inevitable death from these monsters. Not the best storyline I'd like to read (because it's been done so many times before). However, moving into the series, the tone changes a little bit. This change comes from the fact that they introduce the "monsters" attacking as real characters with a conscious. The past behind these shikis are also revealed. So as a result, instead of the horror that I didn't really like, it's turned into a full-blown plot with conflicting feelings because both sides are shown to be humane in some way. I like the way it turned out even if I didn't like how it started.

... Last updated on July 25th, 2010, 9:43pm
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incredible   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by marionoflag2
December 9th, 2007, 2:27pm
first chapter is a master piece of art, haha ITS REALLY GOOD
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