Ranked #1548

Moyashimon (Manga)


Alternative Titles

English: Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture
Synonyms: Moyasimon
Japanese: もやしもん


Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 159
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 21, 2004 to Jan 22, 2014
Authors: Ishikawa, Masayuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Morning Two


Score: 7.801 (scored by 488 users)
Ranked: #15482
Popularity: #2956
Members: 1,914
Favorites: 32
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Tadayasu Sawaki has a gift: he can see all kinds of microbes, from the ones that ferment sake to everyday bathroom mold. Not only that, but they're not scientifically accurate but instead cute chibi creatures. When he enters an agricultural university and a professor finds out about his gift, he begins to meet new people that help him discover more about his abilities and himself.


Moyashimon was published in English as Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture by Del Rey Books, who printed the first two volumes from November 24, 2009 to June 22, 2010, before becoming defunct.

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Dec 1, 2011
Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture (or Moyasimon as Del Ray chooses to spell it for the North American release) is a slice-of-life manga with a strong informative slant and comedic character-based interactions. The highlight, of course, being the super cute happy microbes who just want to ~brew.

Moyashimon is ongoing, with 11 volumes at present, though only 2 have been translated and released officially and only the first one is floating around the Internet. The first two volumes coincide with the anime.

Despite the "super power" nature of Tadayasu's ability to see and interact with microbes, the manga doesn't dwell on that point and simply follow Sawaki Tadayasu's read more
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Manga: Gin no Saji
Both are about an agricultural school, with a bunch of comedy elements. 
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