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Eden no Ori (Manga)

Eden no Ori

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English: Cage of Eden
Japanese: エデンの檻


Type: Manga
Volumes: 21
Chapters: 185
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 26, 2008 to Jan 23, 2013
Authors: Yamada, Yoshinobu (Story & Art)


Score: 8.001 (scored by 14373 users)
Ranked: #9792
Popularity: #72
Members: 26,862
Favorites: 1,221
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Akira and his classmates are on a plane that crashes on an island inhabited by a species thought to have been extinct. Some of his classmates are eaten alive, some kill others in desperation. Now Akira and a few other survivors are trying to stay alive through what seems to be a horrible nightmare.

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Akagami, Rion
Isurugi, Miina
Mariya, Shirou
Oomori, Kanako
Sengoku, Akira
Yarai, Kouichi

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Aug 20, 2010
A 21st century Japanese apocalypse/horror (or more accurately, "no hope") manga; your first thought? Tits. Your second? Ass. This is the drawbacks to all those fan services, those juicy, bouncing, voluptuous drawbacks. Something about the end of the world or death, and women (who's "accessories" make her fit more on a farm in montana than an urban Japanese environment), make the Japanese (and probably tons of Americans) scream MOAR!!! Does this honestly make sense? If the world ended, wouldn't small girls with washboards survive better? So shouldn't all horror apocalypse stories star creepy old lolicons and doll-size girls instead of reckless selfless and otheradjective-less guys read more
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Oct 15, 2014
This Manga had a lot of promise to it right from the start,The thing that gets you hooked on this Manga is the mystery behind the island, Everything thing in this show just makes you ask WHY?

The use of characters on this Manga was really fantastic, It had every type of loveable guy to every-type of hated character.

The only thing that let this manga down was the ending as it was asked to finished the show in 3 chapters , when there were more than a handful of questions not answered, the author tried his best but did not get to all lose ends leaving read more
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Mar 29, 2010
I constantly read reviews and ratings in order to choose the next manga to read and anime to watch and for the most part, those reviews tend to reflect the overall essence of the series. I decided to write this review (which happens to be my first) because I was outraged at what the others commented. Upon encountering this manga and reading their reviews I thought Cage of Eden was some kind of stereotypical lame story with no character depth and bad plot. Thankfully enough i decided to give give it a try and was hooked up since the first chapter.

A plane suddenly crashes read more
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Dec 1, 2013
I started reading Eden no Ori, or Cage of Eden 4 years ago. My first impression of this manga is that of mystery, excitement, and shounen-ness. I remember I was fascinated by discoveries that the main characters had, and was able to enjoy the story to its fullest.

Of course, that was when this manga only have 40 chapters and during a period when I was fond of an overabundance of fan-service.

4 years later, I have become a much more mature person, one that is able to critically judge the merits and weaknesses of a story. I again picked up Eden no Ori, finishing it read more
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Cage of Eden is basically like Highschool of the Dead except, you know, better. Though both manga are set in a world of fantasy, CoE has a much more realistic tone to it. The characters are generally more likable, realistic, and relatable. Plus, I appreciate the fact that though both are kinda ecchi, the girls in CoE have breasts that, though still rather large, are not as ridiculously sized as it is in HoD (I honestly began to question whether they were really human and not just a pair of boobs with a small head and body attached for decoration). I always find myself going back to CoE to reread it over and over again. Though I admit that when I originally read Highschool of the Dead, it was extremely thrilling and I was totally pulled in, coming back and rereading it again, it just doesn't compare with the complexity and depth you find in CoE. Highschool of the dead is still a pretty great read if you just want something you can breeze through and get some kind of thrill from, but if you want a deeper plot with a great cast of characters that experience significant development, Cage of Eden is your best bet. :]
People are sent to the island to fight for their lives. Survival. Both are good :)
The characters in both of these serialisations are relocated to an island that requires them to develop and refine survival techniques so they can keep alive.
The main cast is marooned on a strange island inhabited by dangerous animals with no way back to civilization. They have to cooperate to survive the dangerous new place they've ended up in while slowly realizing help will never come.
Both these manga revolve around characters who are constantly put into life-or-death situations.
Based on rather disasterous events, characters are stranded in a world unfamiliar to them. A world filled with monsters and a strong lack of control. These two publications depict the struggles of their characters as they try and survive in primitive situations.

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