Ranked #3804

EX - Shounen Hyouryuu (Manga)

EX - Shounen Hyouryuu

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: EX, EX - Young Castaways, Young Castaways
Japanese: EX~少年漂流~


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 26
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 20, 1999 to Aug 20, 2001
Authors: Yamada, Yoshinobu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Magazine Special


Score: 7.441 (scored by 650 users)
Ranked: #38042
Popularity: #4140
Members: 1,306
Favorites: 2
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"Satoshi and a group of his friends are on a lengthy boat ride to Kijijima when the world comes to an end – literally. A huge Tsunami wave 500 meters tall overpowers the boat and he finds himself stranded on an island and alone. Meanwhile the rest of the boat has grounded after being dashed upon the shores and soon Satoshi finds them, and sets off a struggle to survive for the passengers and crew of the ship…"

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May 5, 2012
This is a very enjoyable, albeit short, shipwrecked/apocalypse/survival manga. Like most shounen manga of this variety, almost all of the "good guys" are teens whose biggest enemy are adults, but this one is quite enjoyable. Although I wish it was a bit longer, it still has a good ending (which is better than a drawn-out manga, in my opinion).

It's good if you're looking for something that can be read within a day, and you're not looking for anything too deep or powerful.
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