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Post #349318

3:51 pm, Jan 14 2010
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I'm wondering if there are more genius manga out there like in Death Note, Lost+Brain, Code Geass.

The genius doesnt have to to be evil, but he does have to be at least selfish or working for someone that's not good.

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3:59 pm, Jan 14 2010
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The World God Only Knows

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Post #349324

4:07 pm, Jan 14 2010
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Liar Game and Kurosagi
Akiyama and Kurosagi are quite clever at what they do, but i wouldn't compare them to Death Note or Lost+Brain. The World God Only Knows neither, but all three are quite alright smile

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4:18 pm, Jan 14 2010
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Post #349331
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4:38 pm, Jan 14 2010
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Yellow Dragon ga Arawareta!

Evil genius with lots of comedy! wink I wouldn't compare it to Death Note or Kurosagi though, since you don't get any information about how he does his magic stuff.... smile
But it's really hilarious!! And he's really evil and a genius, too

Post #349519 - Reply to (#349324) by ShinSupafly
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11:25 pm, Jan 14 2010
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Quote from ShinSupafly
Liar Game and Kurosagi
Akiyama and Kurosagi are quite clever at what they do, but i wouldn't compare them to Death Note or Lost+Brain. The World God Only Knows neither, but all three are quite alright smile

I second Liar Game and Kurosagi. Although I've watched the drama more then the manga. I dunno if they could be considered evil though...

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Post #349528

11:51 pm, Jan 14 2010
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Gamble Fish, can work
that guy is messed up as he is skilled. and people say he's evil.
but he's not a genius like Light or that guy from Lost+Brain biggrin

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12:04 am, Jan 15 2010
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If you don't mind an idiotic evil genius in a romantic comedy, then check out Hajimete no Aku. The guy is an evil genius, but he has almost zero social graces.

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12:13 am, Jan 15 2010
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Banana Fish has a genius as the main character but he's not really evil. He does bad stuff but only when forced into it, A great story though and definitly as intense as Code: Geass or Death Note.

Yasha - Again genius as main character. So far it seems the company who basically kidnapped him is up to no good. Unfortunately only 3 chapters are scanlated with new scans slow at best so I couldn't say for sure how well this fits. Same author as Banana fish though so likely to be good and may be worth keeping an eye on.

Sanctuary - Not really what I'd call genius but they are good. 2 main characters with ambitious aims to change Japan. It's dark and deep so you might like it and bed deeds get done. A tad farfetched at times but a brilliant read anyway.

That's all I can think of, hope it helps.

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Post #349542

12:15 am, Jan 15 2010
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I've seen most of these except yellow dragon and liar game, but thank you everyone for the posts.

if there's anymore i'd be glad to hear them.

Post #349575

1:43 am, Jan 15 2010
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MPD Psycho
Usogui could count
Akusaga the protagonist is pretty evil, alright, but not so sure about the genius part (more like above-average intelligence)
Tsumi to Batsu the main character pretty much becomes a criminal, I would say he thinks he's pretty smart himself, but in reality...hmm.

Post #349684
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8:35 am, Jan 15 2010
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Historie, maybe? He may not be evil, he's actually really noble, but he's what I'd call a Badass Genius.

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Post #349797
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9:14 pm, Jan 15 2010
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Maybe Until Death Do Us Part?

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Post #349802

9:28 pm, Jan 15 2010
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I second MPD Psycho great serious/evil/genius manga (especially on the evil part) its all about serial killers and a detective that has dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder if your not up to date with your psychological disorders) and probably isn't far from the serial killers in mindset (i don't wanna spoil it or anything, so i'll leave it at that) warning it's mature very mature.

I also second Gamble Fish because it's a good series (not extremely evil more on the vengeance side) and the main character pretty much is a genius and The World Only God Knows (but this isn't much of a evil genius story at all so if you really want evil genius just stick with MPD psycho)

Post #402290

12:01 am, Aug 27 2010
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Bloody Monday: A genius hacker but a good guy fighting against terrorist. Has a complete series and a second season is running. The 1st season is one of my favorites and i recommend it to any1.

Zennuo no Noa: a genius for sure and seems evil but we dont know yet. Theres another genius he is fighting against but im not sure wich one is more evil. Its really interesting.

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