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Kanata Kara  
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Description
Walking home from school one day, Noriko is innocently caught up in a terrorist bombing. Rather than being blown to bits, she finds herself transported to another world; a world in which darkness seems on the rise, as its powers desperately search for a being known as the Awakening whom it is said will awaken the Sky Demon. She finds this new world to be dangerous and overwhelming, and Noriko has little choice but to throw her lot in with the mysteriously powerful man she encounters upon her arrival. The enigma of this world and her role in it will gradually unfold, but first things first: Noriko must learn their language!

In 2004, this manga won the 35th annual Seiun Award for best science fiction comic.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Из другого мира
來自遠方
彼方から
異境奇緣
Dunia Mimpi
From Far Away
From the Other Side
Vùng Đất Xa Xăm

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Latest Release(s)
v.7-14 (end) by Cat Chan Scans (2574d ago)
v.5-6 by Cat Chan Scans (2575d ago)
v.4 c.1 by Mint Scans (2577d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Kanata Kara by ForteAtrox

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1066 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.84 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 20th 2014, 7:03pm PST

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Year
1991

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
LaLa (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (14 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #145 decreased(-11)
Monthly Pos #111 increased(+4)
3 Month Pos #95 decreased(-1)
6 Month Pos #88 increased(+5)

List Stats
On 666 reading lists
On 1031 wish lists
On 2507 completed lists
On 100 unfinished lists
On 469 custom lists

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Pretty dang darn good, I think   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by oriana3k
June 26th, 2008, 12:30am
Now, I normally get kinda bored with the schoolgirl-in-another-world plots, but this one grabbed me and held me. I chalk it up to lovely art, likeabe characters, and the dynamics of the fantasy world itself. Oh, and the chimos. The chimooos. It's kinda nice to see the cute animal mascot actually having some purpose besides marketability. ^^
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Good, but not great   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by lynzajw
April 2nd, 2008, 9:47am
I really did like Kanata Kara, but I didn't think it was fantastic. It was nice, and the story was good, but there was nothing that made me absolutely love it. It's a nice read, though, especially if you have some time to spare.
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Story is good at first but...   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by VampireBanana
March 26th, 2008, 8:07pm
Just like Miriam, the story is very good at first but later the fighting overshadows the story and then it becomes a manga with very dragged out fighting scenes and rehashed scenes, characters and so forth.
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Good one   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by cantiara
January 18th, 2008, 10:00am
This is a very good fantasy shoujo Manga. Even though the story is rather predictable, but it is still very compelling, so you're still wondering what will happen next. Regarding the arts, I always like Hikawa-sensei's artworks, she always draws her heroines in a cute round style and the heroes in a cool sharp style, and strangely, they really complement each others.

Highly recommended!
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mediocre at best   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by SinsI
November 10th, 2007, 5:55am
The beggining was OK, but later on it gets quite boring quickly. The characters are too flat, story too predictable and it has nothing to balance out those shortcomings. It simply doesn't expand on its good points...
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Great!   
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by lonny
October 5th, 2007, 10:35pm
I really like this manga. It's long but it flows really well and none of the characters are boring.
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Not the best, but certainly not the worst.   
Rating: 7.6 / 10.0
by Obloquy
August 25th, 2007, 8:12am
I recommend this manga, if you are in need of something to read. The story is very interesting, the art is good, not the best, but good, the characters are typical, and their relationship kinda just goes like.."oh, i love you, now, even though..." no build up, and their are cliches, but what is a shoujo manga without them? I would've rather seen this as a novel, though.
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not to bad...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by melee86
August 24th, 2007, 5:25am
I admit I'm a bit of a sucker for the stories where the main heroine or hero gets transported to some other world, so I was quite looking forward to reading this one. Overall, I enjoyed Kanata Kara, it was actually quite good, at times, though, I found myself comparing it to Anatolia story (one of my favorite series now), and some how found this one just a bit lacking.The main heroine gets on my nerves and I found her quite irritating, and at times found myself wishing I could whack her on the head. She fits that typical heroine (which I am getting dreadfully bored of). Still, like I said, this isn't a waste of time, and it's an enjoyable read, just not something that I would read twice...

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It really didn't Wow me   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by jellyunicorn123
August 23rd, 2007, 8:55pm
It was ALRIGHT. that's about it. The drawings was just OKAY. Nothing extremely special. Similar to Fushigi Yuugi. The romance was lovey dovey without being too heavy. Storyline is unique, but really didn't interest me as much. Not a must read for me, but more for people who enjoys fighting and minimum romance.
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I love this type of stories..   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chueisha
August 23rd, 2007, 5:09pm
Love this type of manga so from the beginning it was already worth half the points, then the arts is splendid and the storyline is awesome... 10/10. Worth a reading, recommended for everyone :]
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