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Zennou no Noa (Manga)

Zennou no Noa

Alternative Titles

English: Amnesiac Kid'z
Synonyms: Zennou no Noa: The World of Lost Memories, Noah Almighty
Japanese: 全能のノア


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 17, 2009 to Dec 25, 2009
Authors: Ono, Youichirou (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Bunch


Score: 7.541 (scored by 2016 users)
Ranked: #31232
Popularity: #1160
Members: 4,465
Favorites: 53
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In the year 2038, a white light descended on the center of Tokyo and stole the memories of over one million people. The cause of this horrible incident was not determined, and no cure was to be found. The government formed a separate city beneath Tokyo to house and care for the victims of the incident and branded them as "KIDz." Regardless of their age, they truly are like children, and they must be retaught everything they once knew. Noa Ikurumi, who lives in this isolated society, is just taking one day at a time and dreaming of finally being allowed to go back out into the world. But Noa's life will once again change drastically on the day that he is taken hostage by a terrorist with some surprising information about his identity...


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Ikurumi, Noa
Ikurumi, Noa
Tokiwa, Shunsuke
Tokiwa, Shunsuke
Kisaragi, Himiko
Kisaragi, Himiko

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Apr 3, 2011
Don't let my score fool you, there's a very good reason this thing didn't get the 9 overall that it should have. The mangaka rushed the damned story. Overall though I think it deserves a read if you can't find anything else.

Its a great manga, but story arcs that should have taken place over 2-3 chapters, ended up taking place over 1-2 pages. cleverly thought out plot twists that should have been high points in the story, felt like cruel jokes by the author because of how rushed they were. They give no backstory to the tricks at all, read more
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Dec 19, 2011
I, personally, have never read anything quite like this. It’s very creative on the author’s part.

The story begins with a flash of light. In the year 2038, downtown Tokyo experienced a large blast of light that plunged its civilization into complete chaos. Those under the range of the blast suffered complete memory loss apart from speech. Anyone carrying some form of identification was left with a name, but others like small children, were left with nothing. No memories of family, friends, home, nothing. The solution produced by the Japanese government was to create an underground facility for the victims while researching developments toward a read more
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Jul 30, 2011
What starts out as an ordinary day in Japan turns into a complete contastrophe when, all of a sudden, the sky fills up with a blinding light that wipes away the memory of all those who see it. Over one million people are affected – children, teenagers, adults, evern the eldery are missing memories of their life (yet somehow still can speak Japanese). In response to this, the Japanese government starts shoving all the “Kidz” (the term used to describe the people who lost their memories, given to them to reflect their child-like thinking) into an underground society, under the assumption that they were dangerous read more
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Mar 31, 2013
Zennou no Noa seemed liked a 'lets-give-it-a-try' sort of manga. Felt sort of dull at first, but by the end of the first chapter, it seemed to have potential. And it sure DID.
[NO SPOILERS HERE] [This is a not-too-long, not-too-short review]

ZnN-TWoLM :P is very smart. The author has very nicely fused the story in 16 chapters. If your finding for a good thriller you can complete fast, you WILL like this. Whether you like it or not, you won't regret reading it.
[It would great if turned into an anime]

STORY : 10/10
This is the story of Escape.
2 years ago, a light bomb exploded in the read more
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