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Alive! (Manga)

Alive!

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: 1999
Authors: Takahashi, Tsutomu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump

Statistics

Score: 7.151 (scored by 4221 users)
Ranked: #83822
Popularity: #479
Members: 6,584
Favorites: 57
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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horror psychological seinen supernatural

Synopsis

Yashiro Tenshuu killed 5 people, including his girlfriend, and is now on death row. However, a secret government organization is willing to take him off death row if he allows himself to become a test subject to an experiment that requires a killer's intent.

Characters

 Tenshuu
Yashiro, Tenshuu
Main
 Gondou
Gondou
Supporting
Saegusa, Yurika
Supporting



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Jun 2, 2010
aindah
In my opinion this manga is amazing. I've often wondered how good a one shot can be, and Alive! is my answer. The story starts off innocently enough, but then we are dragged into an allegorical story about evil. Two death row convicts are drawn into a peculiar attempt to transfer this evil from a body of a seemingly innocent girl who has been infected with it by her father. Is this infection really a disease? Or is it something that lingers within every human being, waiting to be awakened? What kind of person can win against the black within? A pure-hearted one, or a read more
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Aug 25, 2009
Surgical
"Misako...I'm coming over there"

"Alive!" is about a man named Yashiro Tenshuu who killed 5 people and is put on Death row but, is allowed to live if he becomes a test subject from a secret government. They put him and another man named Gondou into this isolated room where they can have anything they ask for but are not allowed to come out of the room. The girl on the other side (Saegusa Yurika) of the room tells them if you want to get over here on my side of the room you have to kill each other. So whoever makes it out "alive" gets read more
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The main similarity between these two is kind of difficult to explain. If I try to sum it up it could be best described as aura from it. Both of these manga have a unique story line which might be an interest to an experienced reader.
Written and drawn by the same mangaka.

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