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Kanojo o Mamoru 51 no Houhou  
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February 23rd, 20XX.
Looking for a job in the famous TV station at Odaiba, college senior Jin Mishima attended the recruitment orientation. Not far away from the station, Nanako Okano, a gothic lolita trying to attend a concert, found out that her friends tricked her about the concert ticket because of jealousy. The two bumped into each other and "reunited" -- they were junior high classmates -- moments before an earthquake of Richter Scale 8.1 turned the island (the entire city, in fact) into ruins.


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Associated Names
51 Ways to Protect Her
51 Ways to Save Her
51 Ways to Save My Girlfriend
51 Ways to Save Your Lover
Kanojo o Mamoru 51 no Hoho
Kanojo wo Mamoru 51 no Houhou
Tokyo Inferno

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Latest Release(s)
v.5 c.49 (end) by Village Idiot over 6 years ago
v.5 c.48 by Village Idiot over 6 years ago
v.5 c.47 by Village Idiot over 6 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (510 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.01 / 10.0
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August 24th 2017, 6:29pm PST



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predictable, stiff.   
Rating: N/A
by Aikanaro
August 29th, 2010, 5:10am
I read the first two volumes and was unimpressed. It seems very ... 'stiff'. Every event and solution to the problem follows on just as you'd expect it would given the genre, tone, and plot. That can be done elegantly ... but here it's just dropping the tropes you'd expect.

I think I would have preferred it if emo-chan didn't go through her character development. Sure, she was a ridiculous person, but following that stupid-girl-reluctantly-grows-up-due-to-disaster-thing without any variation and just falling into place as you'd expect ... *yawn*.

I dunno. Maybe I should just stop reading survival manga. I imagine if you actually like these tropes or haven't encountered them much you might like it - though I still think it beats you over the head with them a bit.

Also, the 'let's educate the reader about earthquakes' thing annoys me. Show don't tell.
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by intemango
February 20th, 2010, 9:46am
How exactly is this sci-fi again ?
And yeah, lovable characters, superb art, as atmospheric as it is powerful, and good storytelling. I certainly don't see any reason not to read this.
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great seinen manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by reikocat
November 25th, 2009, 6:18pm
uhu, another great manga from Usamaru Furuya sensei. I'm really into it. has action, drama, and i like how realistic the characters seem, they have their ups and downs.
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very good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Sogeking74
September 19th, 2009, 8:01am
In comparison with Dragon Head this series is brilliant. It's not only because of art, but also because of characters and more realistic setting. Looking forward to read more chapters.
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by ryuuko10
June 6th, 2009, 8:56pm
WOW. This is intense! I have only read four chapters, but I am really impressed. Thus far it is very realistic and it is scary to think that things like this actually do happen. I started this just on a whim, but now I am checking frequently just to see if there is another released! lol. READ IT!
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Very interesting and different   
Rating: N/A
by asdfffdsa
April 21st, 2009, 4:46am
I've only read the first chapter, but I'm hooked. This manga is quite different (and this is a good thing).

I can't wait to read more. The author sounds quite interesting too.
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