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They arrive in silence and darkness. They descend from the skies. They have a hunger for human flesh. They are everywhere. They are parasites, alien creatures who must invade - and take control of - a human host to survive. And once they have infected their victims, they can assume any deadly form they choose: monsters with giant teeth, winged demons, creatures with blades for hands. But most have chosen to conceal their lethal purpose behind ordinary human faces. So no one knows their secret - except an ordinary high school student. Shinichi is battling for control of his own body against an alien parasite, but can he find a way to warn humanity of the horrors to come?
Won the 1993 Kodansha Manga Award for General Manga and the Seiun Award for Best Comic of the Year in 1996.
Parasite (IWAAKI Hitoshi)
Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Tankoubon - Complete)
8 Volumes (Kanzenban - Complete)
10 Volumes (Shinsouban - Complete)
8 Volumes (Bunkoban - Complete)
Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 10, Chap 64
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1350 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.55
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July 18th 2015, 1:58pm PST
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Licensed (in English)
(8 Volumes - Complete)
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