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Hitsuji no Uta (Manga)

Hitsuji no Uta

Alternative Titles

English: Lament of the Lamb
Japanese: 羊のうた

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 47
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 1996 to Nov 2002
Authors: Toume, Kei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Birz

Statistics

Score: 7.531 (scored by 1322 users)
Ranked: #39502
Popularity: #1209
Members: 2,979
Favorites: 81
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2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

The members of the Takashiro family share a terrible curse -- they have a thirst that only human blood can slake. Sent away after the death of this mother, Kuzuna Takashiro has long been blissfully unaware of his 'condition.' When Kazuna's teenage hormones begin to rage, his uncontrollable bloodlust suddenly rears its head ... (Source: Tokyopop)

Related Manga

Adaptation: Hitsuji no Uta

Characters

 Chizuna
Takashiro, Chizuna
Main
 Kazuna
Takashiro, Kazuna
Main
 You
Yaegashi, You
Main
 Akira
Eda, Akira
Supporting
 Natsuko
Eda, Natsuko
Supporting
 Minase
Kinoshita, Minase
Supporting



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Nov 21, 2007
Anaraine
I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this manga. I'm actually not that fond of horror or depressing series, but I picked it up because in a recc it mentioned vampires.

I'm not quite sure how to review this, to be honest. There's just something about the story that draws you in and doesn't let you go until the end. I think the story is fabulous; it keeps a nice steady pace throughout the volumes, never speeding up to the point where you find yourself at a loss as to what's going on, or lagging too much and causing disinterest.

The art is beautiful. Not read more
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Apr 24, 2011
LadyTh0r
Quite honestly, I was surprised by how much this manga drew me in. I find that it's usually only the very good, but little-known manga that have this kind of pull on people. Anything that I write probably won't do Hitsuji no Uta justice, but I'll try anyways.

The characters are extremly dynamic, and in a good way. Throughout the story, they change, mature, move forward, backwards, and forward once more. There is also nothing that is completely certain in this manga; it seems to lack the usual stereotypes and absolute courses of action that most manga are riddled with (not that read more
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User Recommendations

If you like a depressing yet beautiful love story then Lament of the Lamb is a nice short 7 volume manga. The art work is simple and relaxed but conveys the emotions required for this kind of story. Similar to SaiKano in the sense of depressing nature (god that sounds awful doesnt it?!) but both are tragic and both have lovely art work and will make you have a lump on your throat as youre reading through the series. I love manga like this, good length at 7 volumes and very engaging.
Though Sakura Gari is often seen as yaoi alone, the heart of the story is actually very much centered on psychological abuse and its after-effects, and no other story treats such an issue better than the manga Lament of the Lamb. Both stories also spotlight forbidden relationships and show just how damaging they can be. Though these manga have despicable, flawed casts, there is a touch of hope to both stories, even in the darkness of the characters' situations and actions.

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