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Himizu  
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Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ヒミズ
庸才

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Deadbeat-Scans
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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.43 (end) by Deadbeat-Scans over 5 years ago
v.4 c.42 by Deadbeat-Scans over 5 years ago
v.4 c.41 by Deadbeat-Scans over 5 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)
2 Volumes (Shinsoban)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (203 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.89 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 31st 2018, 9:18pm PST


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Year
2001

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Serialized In (magazine)
Young Magazine (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #449 increased(+167)
Monthly Pos #1215 increased(+11)
3 Month Pos #2158 increased(+109)
6 Month Pos #2378 increased(+556)
Year Pos #3195 increased(+227)

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On 547 reading lists
On 671 wish lists
On 380 completed lists
On 29 unfinished lists
On 224 custom lists

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damn  
by Fesslie
December 25th, 2018, 6:26am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
The manga demonstrated how an obsession can ruin your life and the dangers of "self-awareness", throughout the story MC was so obsessed with an idea that HE ignored the good things he has in life, loyal friends and a girl who loved him.

And we have to give credit to how the man take helped to extrapolate the young man's obsessive idea and his obsession till the fateful end.
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Noble, but Maddening at Times  
by cecropiamoth
October 5th, 2014, 6:01am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This manga demonstrates something I myself have experienced -- how a fixed idea about how major problems MUST be handled can unnecessarily make life awful. This may be an affliction that especially attacks young people. Here the mangaka does a startlingly good job of developing and elaborating upon the young man's odd ideas. He is from a dirt poor family and doesn't know how the world works and has no-one to guide him to any understanding of it, so he makes terrible mistakes. And the worst thing is, he makes his mistakes out of good moral instincts. He is handsome, and there's a girl who we can see really wants to get with him, but his obsession prevents that.

I consider this manga to be literature, not just entertaining, though it is also entertaining in the sense of very absorbing, as one tracks the working out of the main character's fate, hoping for the best.

The art is great--realistic most of the time, expressionistic when it needs to be.

... Last updated on October 5th, 2014, 6:03am
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the breakdown  
by whitespade
August 11th, 2014, 4:15am
Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
i think this manga capture perfectly the mentality of the severely depressed. when you lose all hope for the future, and you have nowhere you think you can run to, you scrabble around in the darkness like a chicken with no head. the ending is perfect i think, as it build up everything we hope and fear for the protagonist.

the art is gearing towards the realistic, though sometimes the expressions can be highly unrealistic in the way it really exaggerate the lines of the face. im not complaining, it make the manga have comedic undertone for such a serious manga handling a heavy subject.

i hope you will receive this manga with open mind.
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,  
by Dragonfiremule
October 27th, 2009, 4:21pm
Rating: N/A
Really quite good. The plot is pretty deep and rather interesting. My only problem is the noses/mouths of the people; they do convey expressions rather well, but seem unnatural.
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Great  
by phoenixkris
April 12th, 2009, 4:27am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
i think the plot is really deep.At the beginning i thought that the protagonist was hoping to be normal because he is lazy and doesn't like trouble but when u see how he deals with the problems the live gives him its really admirable what a big resolve he has.I was ready to pass by this 1 to be honest because of the art BUT i think the it gives more dramatic and realism to the story (I don't think it would've worked with the style that everyone is beautiful and shiny no that i have something against it but i think this style is better for serious manga's)
I give 10 and recommend that u try it out as well as other Furuya Minoru projects.
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Amazing  
by Ayato_Kamina
March 4th, 2009, 5:54pm
Rating: N/A
Couldn't recommend this manga highly enough. Artwork is unique and adds to the gritty surrealism of the manga. Protagonist is interesting and cool.

Would recommend it 7.5/10
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Great  
by ThirySixChambers
September 13th, 2008, 7:56pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I just read this manga up to where it was translated and I have to say that it's definitely not your average manga.

The protagonist has such a strange way of looking at things to go along with his hardships and problems. All the characters have their own pros and cons, which make them likeable or meaningless.

It's a great manga from what I've read, I just hope there is some new chapters translated soon.
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:(  
by donuts
June 28th, 2008, 6:22am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This really was a great change of pace from the more main-stream genres. I really, really enjoyed the first volume. I hope more is translated soon. I keep checking back, to no avail.

I get the feeling it only gets better as it progresses too.
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awesome  
by bbpp
July 15th, 2006, 11:59pm
Rating: N/A
Such an amazing series, hurts my heart that only 1 volume was scanlated T_T
Go read Ciguatera by the same author now!
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