Ranked #1546

Shinigami no Ballad. (Manga)

Shinigami no Ballad.

Alternative Titles

English: Ballad of a Shinigami
Japanese: しにがみのバラッド。


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: May 24, 2005 to Feb 10, 2007
Authors: Asuka, Izumi (Story & Art)
Serialization: LaLa DX


Score: 7.801 (scored by 601 users)
Ranked: #15462
Popularity: #3604
Members: 1,558
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A Shinigami girl in white, unlike other Shinigami...

A Shinigami girl meddling with humans, even those not meant to die, unlike other Shinigami...

Shinigami A#100100, aka Momo, not only leads the souls of the deceased to the other world, but also leads the living to a better life, helping them overcome death...

(Source: MU)


Shinigami no Ballad. was published in English as Ballad of a Shinigami by CMX from June 9, 2009 to March 23, 2010.

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Oct 23, 2010
I can't believe no one else has written a review for this.

Basically, the manga is a drawn form of the novel, so if you have read the novel, you'll know what the story is about.

The art isn't very exceptional, it's the normal, everyday kind, so it's what probably caused me to downgrade the score. The character, Momo and Daniel, are not as you call it, three dimensional, however, as they pose as a very cold, even uncaring character, mundane, in fact. However, seeing as this manga series is about the characters that they meet, rather than the shinigami herself, this is easy to overlook.

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