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Akuryou Series (Novel)

Akuryou Series

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Ghost Hunt, Akurei
Japanese: 悪霊シリーズ

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 49
Status: Finished
Published: 1989 to 1992
Authors: Ono, Fuyumi (Story)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 8.171 (scored by 120 users)
Ranked: #5862
Popularity: #8299
Members: 479
Favorites: 10
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Synopsis

Ghost Hunt follows the adventures of Kazuya Shibuya, the president of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center (SPR) and Mai Taniyama, a first year high school student. The story begins during an exchange of ghost stories between Mai and her friends, who are interrupted twice: first by a mysterious "male student" and then by a fellow classmate, who warns them of how their ghost stories attract spirits.
While out walking, Mai sees the building that all the ghost stories surround and decides to go in. As she is about to touch a camera she found in the middle of the room, a man stops her and ends up injuring himself. Mai is then forced to work as a stand-in assistant for the man, an employee of the "male student," who was hired to study the "paranormal" events occurring at the school. Mai nicknames this "student" "Naru" for his narcissistic attitude. Naru owns a paranormal investigation company SPR and Mai eventually earns a part-time job at SPR after assisting with the first case. The more involved Mai becomes with Naru, the more she learns about herself and her feelings towards him.

Along with Shibuya's assistant, Lin, the SPR also finds itself assisted by various spirit mediums and exorcists.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Related Manga

Alternative version: Ghost Hunt
Sequel: Akumu no Sumu Ie: Ghost Hunt
Adaptation: Ghost Hunt


Characters

 Kazuya
Shibuya, Kazuya
Main
 Mai
Taniyama, Mai
Main
 Michiru
Michiru
Supporting
 Keiko
Keiko
Supporting
 John
Brown, John
Supporting
 Eugene
Davis, Eugene
Supporting
 Masako
Hara, Masako
Supporting


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User Recommendations

They both involve a guy and a girl with their friends investigating different cases, with hints of romance. The atmosphere is calm and intriguing at the same time in both. Difference - in Akuryou mysteries more involve the supernatural, unlike Koten-bu.

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