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Hatsukanezumi no Jikan (Manga)

Hatsukanezumi no Jikan

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Hour of the Mice
Japanese: ハツカネズミの時間

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 38
Status: Finished
Published: May 25, 2005 to Apr 23, 2008
Authors: Toume, Kei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Afternoon

Statistics

Score: 7.461 (scored by 855 users)
Ranked: #44222
Popularity: #1955
Members: 2,091
Favorites: 17
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Maki Takano and his three best friends Ryo, Natsume and Mei are students at a private academy for highly gifted children. Like all the other students of this isolated and heavily guarded school, they have never seen the outside world since they were brought to the school at the young age of three.

When a new female student named Kiriko Hinatsu arrives, Maki has the strange feeling that he has met her before. However, he seems to be the only person who can remember the girl. When he confronts her with his discovery, Kiriko reveals the unbelievable truth about their existence: The school they have been living at all this time is actually an experimental facility and all the students are but guinea pigs who are being used for sophisticated neurological experiments.

Maki now has to decide: Will he continue his false but sheltered life or will he help Kiriko escape even if that means putting himself and his mental health at risk?

(Source: Kotonoha)

Characters

 Ryo
Arayama, Ryo
Main
 Kiriko
Hinatsu, Kiriko
Main
 Natsume
Muroki, Natsume
Main
Narusawa, Mayumi
Main
 Nagi
Narusawa, Nagi
Main
Otaki, Yuko
Main
 Mei
Sonokura, Mei
Main



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Aug 27, 2008
psygremlin
I suppose it’s only fair that I should state upfront that I am an unabashed fan of Kei Tōme’s work - both her art and stories, so I’ll have to make sure I keep my neutral hat firmly in place while writing this.

I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I tend to be an impatient reader, especially when it comes to allowing a story to draw me in, and “Hour of the Mice” more than satisfied me in this regard. Not that it’s a frantically paced story, mind you. In fact, it’s anything but. However, Tōme manages to create a feeling of suspense from the outset. read more
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After School Nightmare and Hatsukanezumi no Jikan both are both mystery and dramas that involve a dark secrets in there schools.
Soryo Private Academy is a place one would probably think to have many resemblances to 511 Kinderheim and vice versa. A place where are held young people as captivates who are ment to be raised as the leaders of the world. So the readers of Hatsukanezumi no Jikan will have flashbacks with Monster and the other way around the readers of Monster will get deeper to the feel of what would it be like in the 511 Kinderheim.

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