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Superior † (Sequel)

Associated Names

Groups Scanlating
Bushido Angel Adventures
Snow Kiss Scanlations

Latest Release(s)
v.2 by ENXAME over 8 years ago
v.9 c.1b by Bushido Angel Adventures over 9 years ago
v.9 by ENXAME over 9 years ago
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in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews
Superior by okigen

8 topics, 67 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1801 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.27 / 10.0

Last Updated
April 11th 2018, 8:12am PST



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GanGan Powered (Square Enix)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher

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3 Month Pos #201 decreased(-27)
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Year Pos #122 decreased(-22)

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Tries to hard for the "cool"factor  
by sakirol
March 21st, 2016, 11:33am
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
The art is quite nice. I really liked the character designs. But the characters fall short, and as a result, the story also falls short due to its dependency on the characters. The characters are too distant or suave. It feels like the mangaka is trying too hard to incite a "woah bro, this is deep" feeling, but there is nothing original about how the characters feel, so it just comes out flat.

... Last updated on March 21st, 2016, 11:35am
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So far disappointing  
by PZcolo
July 11th, 2015, 2:17pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
Boring and naive. In 90% of the cases I hate the concept of "don't kill whatever the cost", it's usually used in a very childish and shallow manner, like here. Got to agree with asmageddon, this just didn't feel "real" in any layer (just consider in 1 chapter alone the demon lord goes from killing half of humanity to never killing again... that's char development... likewise, other chars change like pancakes after 1 talk or event, I find it lame) so yeah it is a bit of a disappointment and with so much interesting manga out there I'm dropping this for now after finishing vol2, thou I do hope to pick it up again sometime.

... Last updated on July 11th, 2015, 2:19pm
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Better then what I was expecting  
by tipz
August 1st, 2014, 2:39pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
Even though it started out as a typical adventure manga. It had more depth then what I was expecting.. I would have liked to see more mature drama between the hero and her in this one but overall it was a well written well drawn out story (prequel).

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jumps straight to the point right from the start. The hero comes to slay he demon lord. She though falls for him so easily... And they go on different adventures. Some chapters are hard to get through because of how wordy and lengthy the chapters are. It took me by suprised.. Cause everytime I thought I was getting bored with the story. They found a new way some how to keep it interesting. It ends with a mini battle and questions as to what is going to happen next
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Weaknesses outweigh the strengths  
by MangaGhost
June 29th, 2014, 1:34am
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
Premise is kind of funny and some of the comedy works. However, there isn't a real good balance between comedy and drama. All these people that have had to endure cruelty and harsh lives is sometimes handled flippantly. The author also doesn't know the difference between showing and telling. Its quite annoying when we are hit over the head with another rushed explanation of a new characters tragic background. The romance part though is cute and works for me. Some of the character designs are nice like Maou-sama (the Demon Lord). I also like some of the cover art. The dialogue has a shoujo-esque quality at times. Plus it unfortunately gets progressively dumber and childish as the series goes along. So some decent art, a funny premise and crappy storytelling ends up making this really mediocre which is unfortunate.
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Be prepared  
by Silvergoku
June 17th, 2014, 9:49pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
Manga starts off good, keeps you hooked, interested and the comedy is very good. Don't judge a manga by comments alone, read the first volume and decide for yourself because I found the manga better than what the comments said. My only warning which isn't a warning is the first series of Superior ends like in the middle of the series, and continues into the second series of Superior which is completely scanlated. It is not much of a warning but in reality both series were suppose to be 1 series but it was split for some reason. Recommended for people who enjoy action, comedy and romance.
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by shmanga123
August 13th, 2013, 2:51am
Rating: N/A
At first i was surprised as compared to the historical manga ive read superior was unoque the build up was amazig though it dragged on a tiny bit i honestly loved this manga cant wait till i find another manga like it smile the art was fantastic i would say this manga is UNDERATED. How the characters emotion builds uup and the confusion LOVED this manga
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In the top five  
by Ariaofthesong
August 6th, 2013, 11:14pm
Rating: N/A
Superior is one of my top five favorite manga in the whole wide world. Why? Because the art is beautiful, the plot is intriguing, and the characters are cool as hell. It is a great manga, just give it a chance. Yes, the beginning is a little rocky and the ideals of the Hero are cliche. He has his reasons, don't just think that he wont kill because he's an average shounen hero. You can identify with all the characters, even the ones that come into play later. You can even relate to the poor walking head grandpa. And the artwork is beautiful and elegant (as it progresses) and you are instantly drawn in.

While there are several problems, I find that they are so insignificant that it is possible to just read it and enjoy it.

Oh, for anyone that wants to know (in no specific order) my faves, here

1.)Taiyou no Ie
2.)Red River
3.)Usotsuki Lily
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Commentor below me: whaaaaa???  
by Aadieu
July 15th, 2013, 10:47pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
It IS totally luv it or hate it!'s silly, it's sappy, it borders on the ridiculous, it's got some ho-yay and eye-blistering amounts of bishies - BUUUUUT, it's just sooo dang charming and sweet that most of us don't seem to care!!!!

hence: PURE WIN.
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I'm honestly surprised  
by pokepika2410
May 24th, 2013, 11:34pm
Rating: N/A
This is my first comment basically ever, so please bear with me.

I really liked the art style and the characters, as sappy as they are sometimes. The plot overall is pretty straightforward to the point that whatever vague idea you have of the ending (besides a "plot twist" or two) is probably quite accurate. I'm a little surprised by how highly rated it is, but if you want some fantasy adventure cliche because you love some aspects of fantasy but don't have enough time to read lots of them (like me), then Superior is a pretty good option.

This is just my try on putting my opinion out there. Whether it's a good thing or a bad thing, this series compelled me to type out a comment, so it's definitely "something." It's not a 1, but it's not a 10 either, and I think some people who commented are really invested in only a few aspects and only raging or fangirling about those parts. Like most things, it's not just "love it or hate it." Only the reader can form his or her own opinion, and I just hope that I cleared up some misconceptions about Superior.
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by Bleach-No1-Manga
March 26th, 2013, 1:52pm
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
I would have loved this manga if not for one thing : MC Prinicipal view (in other words BullSH*t)

The male character has this annoying trait which albeit few other Shonen heroes share, "I can't kill coz all lives are valuable" BS

according to the MR.Hero of this manga Rapists, killers, Murderers etc are all EQUALS and deserves the same treatment (aka morality Bullsh*t galore)

Seriously this manga had sooo much potential, when i read the synopsis abt a Hero and Villain teaming up and going along a journey i was excited and some of the fans even told me that the Devil goes through alot of character development but how could i even reach that point when this OH SO GHANDIAN MR.Hero is there to annoy me at every page with his oh soo BS Philosophy

how i wish the MC was just pure badass dude minus all that morality bs i am sure i would have loved it more

... Last updated on March 26th, 2013, 1:52pm
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