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The Voynich Hotel  
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Description
Staffed by murderous maids and situated on a war-ravaged island, the Voynich Hotel is far from your run-of-the-mill vacation destination--but it’s not such a bad place to lie low for ex-yakuza Kazuki Taizou, who’s on the run from his so-called family. As he settles into his weird new life, this darkly comedic manga winds through plots both nefarious and romantic, delving ever deeper into the island’s witchy--and sometimes demonic--strangeness.

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Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Voinicchi Hotel
Voinicchi Hoteru
Vovnich Hotel
ヴォイニッチホテル

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.Omake by Thetsuuyaku over 5 years ago
c.68 (end) by Thetsuuyaku over 5 years ago
c.67 by Thetsuuyaku over 5 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (557 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.49 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 3rd 2020, 8:08am PST


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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Champion Retsu (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Seven Seas (3 Vols - Complete)

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On 879 wish lists
On 1263 completed lists
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Voynich Hotel  
by MrParumiV18
June 28th, 2020, 4:17pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
Story: 5/10
Art: 6/10
Characters: 7/10
Quality Polish Edition: 8/10
Enjoyment: 5/10
Overall: 6.2/10
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Just Amazing  
by 5Cats
January 27th, 2019, 2:41pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This story seems so weird and random, told in short chapters that often seem unrelated. Yet by the end literally every story thread comes together in a beautiful, logical conclusion! (Except one minor thread that's just for laughs it seems)
The characters are endearing and adorable. The villains are despicable but still full of character too, not cut-outs. The situation is... highly unusual but that's the charm that holds your attention. So many mysteries to solve!
From an eye that falls out to the aspirations of isolated kids on a small island, the story, art and characters make it unforgettable. EZ 10/10
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Good.  
by DarakuOu
October 20th, 2018, 7:17pm
Rating: N/A
It was good read. Really liked it. But I didn't laugh in the whole 3 volumes and I can't give a higher rating to a comedy if It didn't make me laugh.
This is completely subjective, overall I think it's worth reading.
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Great blend of humor, drama and fantasy elements  
by Neofit
February 16th, 2017, 12:07pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
The story is a mix of supernatural and the mundane, with dark humor being the predominant element, and frequent episodes of drama that, thankfully, are also played for laughs (most of the time) keeping the comedy aspect of the series consistent. Many interesting and unique characters are featured, each with their own backstory and motivation, and even though there are a few obvious archetypes, they are still compelling and sympathetic to the last, even the more antagonistic ones.

Although I feel like the series could have been longer, it ends without any unresolved plot threads and wraps up every character's story nicely, leaving a few hooks that would allow for a continuation. I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys dark, sometimes morbid humor, although it features its fair share of more light-hearted moments.
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Verdict: wonderful  
by Swifft
September 11th, 2016, 9:09pm
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This is my favorite thing Dowman Sayman has done. Wrote about it in a long review. This manga COMPLETELY does its own thing and seemingly lacks a plot. It's like looking into a surreal realm of magic, ghosts, and drugs. Funny, cute, funny, depressing, funny, perverted; it's good.

Full review:
https://terrenceswiff.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/dowman-sayman-the-voynich-hotel/

... Last updated on September 11th, 2016, 9:10pm
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compelling characters  
by whitespade
April 20th, 2015, 8:33pm
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
this manga have a lot of individual characters with interesting personalities and background. their actions drive the story forward in a fun and absurd way. the way everything entertwined together is seamless. please read!
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Perfectly mad  
by Venatius
September 26th, 2013, 1:09am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
First off, if, like me, you were drawn to this manga because of it being classed as "horror", prepare to be a little let down. It's not even faintly spooky. The good news is that this is a razor-sharp piece of utterly insane dark comedy. Its overall structure takes the approach of throwing a dozen different plot threads at the wall and seeing how they crisscross, and it works well. There's hardly an unentertaining character in the lot, and the pace is kept brisk and fun. It's packed with often dark, occasionally gory, and frequently inappropriate comedy on an ever-expanding (and contracting) roster of wonderfully bizarre characters. It's not the sort of thing I'm normally into, but I just can't say boo to something with this sense of uninhibited, risk-taking, ribald fun.
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At This Rate, I'll Die of Laughter  
by piri
May 25th, 2013, 1:32am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
It's perfectly weird and pleasantly crazy. I can't pick a single character in this manga who isn't entertaining. Lots of fun things happen on this island. Just saying it is funny does not do it justice.
This comic deserves a 10. However, I am giving it a lower rating because I do not like the loli romance plot which is one of the main plots in the series. The author seeks to justify it with the
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'She's really 700 years old'
deal. Then she shouldn't look like a ten year old kid! Frankly, I find it disgusting how their relationship consummates. I realize there is a large commodity for this sort of fetish; why else would they keep making this crap... Ehhh, To each her own.

The rest of the comic is golden. If you're into that sort of thing, check it out! If loli-romance does not strike your fancy, still check it out. There is too much good in this manga to let that slow you down!! It is gory. It is funny. It is cute. READ IT. You will not be disappointed.

... Last updated on June 2nd, 2014, 11:13pm
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A Good Read  
by Bloodkay
May 24th, 2013, 11:39pm
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Definitely something to check out. The short chapter length can be a bit disconcerting on some chapters, but don't let that deter you!
It has a good mix of genres that do well.
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Alternative comedy  
by babel
March 12th, 2013, 6:32pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
IMHO Douman Seiman is one of the most talented Mangakas around - especially when he turns his hand to comedy. He has a quite unique off-the-wall sense of humor. This title only reinforces that opinion for me.
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