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Kieli  
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Description
From Yen Press:

Crafted from the corpses of battlefield casualties, a race of immortal soldiers called "The Undying" fought a bloody war for their human creators. When the war ended, they were eradicated in the name of God at the hands of those for whom they had fought endlessly...
Eight years later, an orphaned girl named Kieli questions if that God even exists. Unable to bear the hypicrisy of the living, spirit-sensitive Kieli spends more time with ghosts ignorant of their own deaths rather than with girls her own age. But when she runs into a young man named Harvey who can also see ghosts, Kieli thinks she's finally found a friend among the living. She resolves to be part of his life, but the truth of Harvey's existence will throw Kieli's world into chaos and force her to reevaluate the meaning of faith.

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Kieli sees ghosts. It’s an odd ability for a 14-year-old girl, and it makes her a bit of an outcast at her boarding school. Her only friend, in fact, is the (semi-)departed spirit of a girl who used to inhabit her room. That is until the two encounter a young man who appears to share Kieli’s “gift.” It doesn’t take long to discover, though, Harvey is an altogether different sort of creature — one of the infamous Undying, the reanimated corpse of a dead soldier. Could it be that in this cursed fellow Kieli has finally found a kindred spirit? Throwing in her lot with this strange, soulless man and his possessed radio, she means to find out…

Type
Manga

Related Series
Kieli (Novel) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
キーリ~死者たちは荒野に眠る~
除靈少女
Kieli -The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness-
Kieli ~The Deceased Asleep in the Wasteland~
Kieli~Shishatachi wa Kouya ni Neru~
Kiiri
Kiiri: Shisha-tachi wa Kouya ni Nemuru
Kylie

Groups Scanlating
N/A

Latest Release(s)
N/A

Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (209 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.53 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 5th 2014, 4:59pm PST


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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Mystery Bonita (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Yen Press (2 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #737 increased(+241)
Monthly Pos #1565 increased(+31)
3 Month Pos #1731 increased(+217)
6 Month Pos #2021 increased(+272)

List Stats
On 155 reading lists
On 444 wish lists
On 561 completed lists
On 9 unfinished lists
On 187 custom lists

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skepticism about the clergy..   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by wrensei
August 17th, 2013, 7:57am
It might put you off if you intertwined it with your own faith.
Definitely the setting in the story can be reflected to the real world.
Such idealistic approach makes me enthralled...maybe I gave to much meaning into the story line but it's really a good read.
Everything makes sense.

... Last updated on August 17th, 2013, 7:58am
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Surprisingly deep   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chrum
July 24th, 2013, 1:48pm
Like CurlyJoe at first i was strongly put off by the description. But after finishing it I can't really express what kind of feelings it leaves in the reader. it I had to chose the right word I guess I would pick nostalgic? The past and present are equally important, and memories and loss are the main subjects.
It also deals with moral issues - it depicts how the role of the undead changed during the time and what were the reasons behind it. It just about covers what the real ideologies/governments do, which is .. sad to say the least.
The art is pretty, the characters are strong and different, also there are both sad and happy moments, there ones when you laugh and when you want to cry.
It makes you feel and think, which are for me the qualities of a great story.
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Just...wow.   
Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by CurlyJoe
November 6th, 2011, 2:22pm
This manga was so beautiful. Most I just pick up, have a romantic gigle, and forget about it. This was dark, sad, and intelligent. I certainly won't forget about this soon. The characters didn't have as much romance as I hoped for...but them passionately making out would somehow have ruined the dynamic. When you read that it's a girl that sees ghosts, you think Oh, ANOTHER one confused This one's different though. It's dark, gothic and genuinely sad. I don't even like angst and I loved this one. I doubt I'll ever find something like this again.

... Last updated on March 15th, 2012, 5:20am
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Excellent!   
Rating: N/A
by Hikari Reizumi
September 7th, 2011, 3:16pm
Well...the subject for this comment says it all!! It was magnificent! I love the art and the plot and the ending is just right. The only thing that disappoints me is that this manga covers only the first volume of the novel. I would like to see more (I'd like to read the novel too ^-^)!
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Gorgeous!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blublaise
September 1st, 2011, 1:03pm
I swear, I fell in love with this story. It's heartbreakingly beautiful.

The art is nothing special, but it fits the story well. It really is... Vivid. The character designs are distinguishable and show off personality. The backgrounds and settings are good also. Like I said, nothing special.

The storyline, however, is magnificent. Truly original, though I found it a bit predictable. It was very heart-warming in many scenes. I nearly cried in some occasions. The ending was perfect. I also liked how the author switched between both main characters' point of views which let me see their thoughts on each other and how everything is affecting them.

Overall, an absolute must-read!
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Great!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by whistlebird
August 26th, 2011, 11:03pm
Awwww, this was a good one. Some action, some romance, some supernatural creepiness, some sweetness (without being too cheesy), some blood but not overly much, characters you can't help but love for the short time we knew them, and some pretty art. I was intrigued by the idea of the "undying" and Harvey in general. It was fun to see how he grew and developed as a character as the series progressed and though I wish I could have seen more romance (coughshouldakissedcough), that's just me being greedy. The climax was exciting and the ending was satisfactory and left me with a good finished feeling.
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Great Short Series!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pandapple7
August 1st, 2011, 6:10pm
it's adventurous, fun, and humorous with wonderful art! even though it's a short series, the characters are very well-developed and you really feel for Harvey and what he's gone through. the chemistry between the two main characters is filled with a light atmosphere and you can see just how much they care and value each other as the story progresses. just loved it! smile
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worth it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by cobalt_rain
March 4th, 2011, 5:11pm
this story may seem strange at first but it is really very good.
i would recommend it to anyone who likes immortal rain.
there is rommance in this its just sort of... well not obvious at all, but its there.
its not a very long manga so read it you have nothing to loose and everything to gain smile
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