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Hokenshitsu no Shinigami  
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Description
Hades-sensei is no ordinary middle school doctor. In fact, many students believe he is a shinigami. His excessive friendliness and eagerness to win his students' affection does little to offset his terrifying appearance. But, fortunately for this middle school, Hades-sensei is an expert at extracting "byouma", disease demons, from possessed students!

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Associated Names
The Shinigami Infirmary
保健室の死神
保健室的死神
양호실의 사신

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.87 (end) by Muda Scantrad about 1 year ago
v.10 c.83-86 by Muda Scantrad about 1 year ago
v.10 c.81-82 by Muda Scantrad about 1 year ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (144 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 15th 2020, 8:30pm PST


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Year
2009

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Serialized In (magazine)
Akamaru Jump (Shueisha)
Shuukan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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3 Month Pos #2296 increased(+400)
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On 549 wish lists
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A light-hearted shounen about defeating demons  
by Suxinn
July 14th, 2012, 11:30pm
Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
Hokenshitsu no Shinigami has a plot like every other shounen out there. The premise is unique, but the execution is, quite frankly, completely average.

The redeeming feature of this manga (and, consequently, the reason why I enjoy it so much) is its characters.

All of the characters are decidedly unique, but, consequently, they are all able to be described with a single adjective. Usually, these things don't work out, but Hokenshitsu somehow manages to execute it just right, to the point where I end up enjoying all of their personalities, even if they are crazy and over-the-top.

Personally, I found most of the disease-demon conflicts a bit lame, and many of them lead to shallow (if any) character development. However, the disease-demons do lead to the fleshing out of said characters, even if they don't really change, and that's really what makes this manga worth it. At the end of these chapters, I usually come out liking the character in question a lot more simply because I now understand their ideals/motivations.

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My personal favorite is definitely Fuji's disease-demon arc. I thought he was a typical popular boy who was "too cool for school," but his arc really fleshed out his personality and revealed a lot about him... especially about the fact that he really doesn't care that he's popular, and that he's as lazy as anyone could possibly be.


The only weakness, in terms of the characters, is that the manga mainly focuses on the children, and it completely sidelines Hades and the other adults' development/characters, to the point that I actually feel that Hades is the weakest character in the series. (Also, because Ashitaba never gets possessed by a disease-demon, I also feel that he is the most under-developed of the children.)

Overall, this series is definitely a light-hearted shounen, and should be read as such. It definitely has its flaws, but don't take it too seriously and it just might turn out to be an enjoyable enough read.

(Also, I totally do not agree with the comments below me. As I mentioned, I find the characters fascinating, if not relatable, and I enjoy the mangaka's characterization. Mimasaka also just so happens to be my favorite character in this thing. So.)

... Last updated on July 14th, 2012, 11:32pm
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Too many lame characters.  
by Leos Klein
April 30th, 2012, 10:05pm
Rating: N/A
The wimpy kid with no defining features and the annoying as hell useless tub of lard are the two characters who ruin this. Especially the fat guy who hangs around for no reason and spouts stupid crap 24/7.
Hades is awesome and if the series was more about him than the teenage losers I would actually recommend it. But also in an attempt to draw the younger crowd they use the wimpy kid and his friends as a tool to explain things to the reader.

If you can't enjoy the characters then no matter what the material is it will always be bad, that's the way I see it anyways.
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one of my favorites  
by gingerbot
November 9th, 2010, 5:35pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
I really enjoy the artstyle of this manga, but one of my biggest issue is that the content extends very little past comedy and gags. there is no actualy emotional connection between the characters and most characterization is pretty superficial. of course, this technically isn't necessary to make a good manga, but most people enjoy seeing at leats a bit of realism in their stories nowadays.
however, I've only read 2 volumes (?) so far, and there are 5 volumes released. hopefully, aimoto shou tried to delve deeper into the characters in those other books
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it got potiental  
by chrip100
November 12th, 2009, 9:39am
Rating: N/A
i liked the oneshot better. i dont like his friends in the other. putting that aside its got a pretty good story. i love how creepy it is when hadesu is trying to be nice(: i have read the oneshot and the first chapter
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