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+Anima  
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Description
From Tokyopop:

Beings who possess animal-like powers walk among humans in this alternate universe. These mysterious mutants, the +Anima, are shunned by society. Four outcasts in particular--Cooro, a boy with crow-like powers; Husky, a fish-boy; Senri, a bear +Anima; and a girl named Nana, who wields the power of the bat--search for others like themselves while trying to gain acceptance in a world cruel to anyone or anything that is different.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
プラスアニマ
幻兽天使
พลัส อนิมา
+アニマ
Plus Anima

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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.42 by NCIS (2183d ago)
v.8 c.41 by NCIS (2384d ago)
v.8 c.39-40 by NCIS (2385d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
+Anima by Akari

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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (584 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.04 / 10.0
10
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Last Updated
October 20th 2013, 9:11pm PST

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Year
2000

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Dengeki Comic Gao! (Media Works)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (10 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #973 increased(+138)
Monthly Pos #1798 increased(+1)
3 Month Pos #2181 increased(+133)
6 Month Pos #2452 increased(+204)

List Stats
On 778 reading lists
On 477 wish lists
On 1111 completed lists
On 153 unfinished lists
On 201 custom lists

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Fav pairing? 1097 days, 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
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Fluffy With Dark Undertones   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by FeyPhantom
February 13th, 2014, 12:42am
Loved reading this story. It has such creativity, cute characters who struggle to find their places in a world that is relatively harsh on these children, and beautiful artwork to boot! The story is wonderfully executed and sets up so nicely for a non-existent continuation that to this day I wish would be made!

This was one of the first series I bought and I'm so glad I was able to find all of the volumes. Such a heartwarming story that I can't praise enough.
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Definitely Recommend   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by sireneares
January 16th, 2014, 10:07pm
Lighthearted and heavy at the same time. I really enjoyed the story and characters. I felt that the pacing matched the mood and style of the story. Will probably pick up to read again!
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Heartwarming adventures   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by knockoutmice
June 11th, 2013, 11:04am
This manga is about four kids with animal-like powers traveling from town to town experiencing life and the treatment of their kind. The ending is a bit rushed and confusing, leaving the reader puzzled on some issues. But they are not relevant to the overall story.

Note: Whitespades review is somewhat misleading, one would think this contains pedophilia, which it does not.
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Kawaii   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by KandiKane791
August 2nd, 2011, 2:08am
Very cute and definitely worth reading
the characters (especially Cooro and Husky) are adorable but their stories are so tragic sad
you must read it smile
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Uplifting Adventure   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Crenshinibon
May 22nd, 2009, 5:47am
First, a quick comment- it's a shounen manga, check the serialization (though at the time I type this the label is correct.)

Anyway, this is another solid uplifting adventure story. It's clearly meant to be an exercise in escapism, but the storytelling is reasonably compelling, and the fantastical environment is infused with just enough drama to keep it interesting and not lose the effect. A great read for a lazy Sunday morning or rainy afternoon.
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Anima+   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by PROWER
December 2nd, 2006, 11:33am
Little childish.
The story and stuff are pretty nice, just little boring.
The art is nice to. if u like cute kids and stuff.
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Fun   
Rating: N/A
by Karmen
August 3rd, 2005, 12:42pm
There isn't so much of a plot in this manga, but the fun loving characters and short little stories make this a nice read when you want to avoid the more complex and darker stories out there. Plus I love the art!
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Decent   
Rating: N/A
by crystar
March 16th, 2005, 6:26pm
The characters are fun and the art is quite good. There isn't much of a plotline (from what I've seen), but the cute stories about the main characters are nevertheless enjoyable to read.
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SPOILER ALERT!!!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by cutiewootie
July 15th, 2013, 4:13am
I read it on a whim and I ended up really liking the story. It was definitely very fresh and new, the concept of the story. I really loved the anima markings. Those were pretty darn sexy. I would mind having a tattoo with Senri's marking. In my opinion, I thought this was a pretty lighthearted read and very cute <3

However, I am extremely distraught over the ending of the story though. It sort of left in a cliffhanger like ending. That was the only reason why I gave this manga only four stars. I just wish the final chapters of the last volume would have elaborated more on Cooro's mental state when he on that funeral pyre, how is it that he managed to get his wings back, why did Fly lose the wings he took from Cooro, and why did Blanca just fade away like that?

It would also have been great to know if Blanca's existence had any relation with the animas, how she came to be if any, and Blanca's ties with Cooro.

... Last updated on July 15th, 2013, 4:20am
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Need an overload of cute? Well, you've found your manga.   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by xObscurexOmenx
May 13th, 2007, 1:32pm
If you ever need an extra dose of cuteness to get through the day, this is a great series to pick up. While it lacks many conventional characteristics of a manga series (like a plot), it makes up for it in the adorable art-style, amusing characters, and interesting side-stories. It's definitely not a series to come to if you want serious characters or a detailed, dramatic plotline, but it's a good series for relaxation and a short burst of amusement.
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