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Jigokuraku (KAKU Yuuji)  
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Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
Heavenhell
Hell's Paradise (French)
Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku
Jigoku Raku (KAKU Yuuji)
Paradition
Piekielny raj (Polish)
지고쿠라쿠
地狱乐
地獄楽

Groups Scanlating
Fallen Angels
MANGA Plus
Magatama Scans
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Latest Release(s)
c.103 by Viz & MANGA Plus 8 days ago
c.102 by Viz & MANGA Plus 14 days ago
c.101 by Viz & MANGA Plus 22 days ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (116 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.76 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 1st 2020, 10:43pm PST


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Recommendations
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Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2018

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Jump + (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
MANGA Plus (Simulcast)
Viz (2 Vols - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #424 decreased(-17)
Monthly Pos #494 increased(+119)
3 Month Pos #733 increased(+8)
6 Month Pos #655 decreased(-97)
Year Pos #601 decreased(-128)

List Stats
On 948 reading lists
On 307 wish lists
On 18 unfinished lists
On 159 custom lists

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Love this series  
by Baal300
February 18th, 2020, 8:10pm
Rating: N/A
The story is just amazing. I never get bored of it. I love the world building and characters. The gore and drama is just on point. Its a real dark tale that I just want more and more. This series is just too great, hats off to the writer and this manga.
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10/10  
by raivan
January 16th, 2020, 7:16am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Great build-up of a beautiful yet gruesome world with strong development of characters. Manga gets better and more intense as the story progresses. The art style is very well done. One of the better manga's i've read in recent months.
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Fast paced, seinen-esque action manga with strong MCs  
by baiyang
September 11th, 2019, 4:14pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I originally gave this manga a 9, but I've changed it to 10 as of chapter 69 (nice) because the series gets better as it progresses.

One of the reasons why I skip over most shounen manga in favor of seinen is because shounen manga tends to lack real character development, or only a handful of characters develop while the rest of the cast remain static characters.

That's not the case with Jigokuraku. This manga has a large, revolving cast of criminals and Asaemons, yet the mangaka is able to add depth and development to every character, making each death impactful to both readers and other characters, as opposed to just killing off characters for the shock and gore.

Gabimaru is an outstanding and very refreshing protagonist - his staunch loyalty to his wife as his reason to survive is a welcome reprieve from the endless harems and love triangles in shounen and seinen manga. Similarly, Sagiri is a rare, well-written strong female lead - she's not crying 24/7 but she's not emotionless either, she's not pining away for the male lead like so many female leads tend to do, and she's incredibly strong and can hold her own against Gabimaru and some pretty insane enemies.

Another thing that makes this series stand out is the lack of filler action - almost every action scene (and there are a lot of them in this series) serve some kind of plot progression purpose. As a result, each release is satisfying in terms of both plot and action (as opposed to reading several chapters of back and forth fighting before getting some real dialogue), but manages to keep you on the edge of your seat, wondering what will happen to Gabimaru, Sagiri, and the gang next.

tl;dr - Jigokuraku is a must-read manga with the complexity of a seinen with well-developed characters and a fast-paced plot!
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up to chapter 8  
by jjkyxr
June 14th, 2018, 11:01pm
Rating: N/A
This story pretends to be a Seinen but it's themes and concepts are shallow enough to stay true to the Shounen tag that it wears. Makes reading this work feel very awkward for those wanting a gritty magical/historical ninja/samurai fusion story. It's still decent and it has its moments, but I've rolled my eyes a few too many times to really give this story top marks.

Really too early to tell to give a very accurate assessment. Overall a great read so far for the younger audience that wants a borderline Seinen.
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