Ranked #1159

Medaka Box (Manga)

Medaka Box

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Good Loser Kumagawa
Japanese: めだかボックス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 194
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 11, 2009 to Apr 27, 2013
Authors: Nisio, Isin (Story), Akatsuki, Akira (Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)


Score: 7.891 (scored by 12605 users)
Ranked: #11592
Popularity: #105
Members: 25,748
Favorites: 1,361
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Kurokami Medaka, a first year, is elected as Student Council President, and the first thing she does is establish a suggestion box, later dubbed by students the "Medaka Box." Medaka encourages students to submit any problem to the box without hesitation and promises to take on any issue from anyone.

Since Medaka won the Student Council elections with a staggering 98% of the vote, she ends up as the Council's only member. She asks her childhood friend, Hitoyoshi Zenkichi, for help and he grudgingly agrees, becoming the Student Council's lowest ranking member. Soon Medaka recruits two more people to the Student Council, the former judo club member Akune Kouki as secretary and the current swim club member Kikaijima Mogana, on loan for 300 yen a day, as treasurer.

Now the Student Council members spend their days solving the problems submitted through the Medaka Box, whether they be hooligans in clubs where they don't belong, girls who need help writing love letters or people who've lost their pets, gradually earning the respect and admiration of the entire school.


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Apr 9, 2012
No good reviews for this manga? None?

Ok, tuck the kids into bed, because it's fucking story time.

Please note your opinion doesn't matter two shits until you've read at least until the end of the Minus arc.

Medaka is a BATTLE SHOUNEN. No, not fucking hurr durr king of the ninjas, not a fucking rip off of Yu Yu Hakusho called Bleach (It's named that because when I watch it, I feel the need to drink Bleach), it's a real BATTLE SHOUNEN.

Medaka Box is constantly examining the tropes of Battle Shounen manga, and making fun of them. It's asking these questions.

Can a character truly be read more
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Apr 26, 2013
In every story, every setting, every book or novel, there always seem to be that one character who just stands out a bit more than others. No, I don't mean that in an intimating way. What I mean is that there's the one character who stands out who is able to define him or herself in a different way than others. Why am I saying this? Well, long story short but there's a particular character in Medaka Box who fits into that category. Her name is Kurokami Medaka; just your everyday Abnormal Student Council president of Hakoniwa Academy. After gaining an overwhelming 98% favor of read more
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Jun 4, 2015
Warning: this review may have some minor spoilers

I've started reading the manga after watching the anime. Well, the anime covered the first two arcs, and of course didn't end properly (manga is 194 chapters long). More motive to start reading the manga.

I would say that it have a mix of everything: School life, comedy, romance, fights, riddles, puzzles, suspense, drama, and a lot of side characters. Its difficult to classify. Its more like the next arc always present an new element that sum up with the previous arcs.

I recommend reading at least the first arc after the anime ends (third arc: minus). At this read more
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Apr 26, 2013
DBZ, Yu Yu Hakusho, One Piece, Fairy Tale, Naruto, Bleach.......

What do all these great stories have in common? One simple word SHOUNEN.

While all stories are different, they are at their base the same. Introducing vast words and intricate powers that fill every fan boy out there with envy while at the same time introducing the idea of hard work and friendship.

Yet in this day and age, say something like ONE Piece is amazing or Naruto is overrated, whether it be online or in real life, and you pretty much going to get assaulted verbally , emotionally physically or some combination of the three. read more
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