Ranked #1146

Shindere Shoujo to Kodoku na Shinigami (Manga)

Shindere Shoujo to Kodoku na Shinigami

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Lovestruck Dead Girl and Forlorn Death God
Japanese: シンデレ少女と孤独な死神

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 22, 2011 to Mar 28, 2013
Genres: Mystery, Drama, School
Authors: Himura, Masaki (Story), Katou, Yoshie (Art)
Serialization: Gangan Online

Statistics

Score: 7.911 (scored by 1850 users)
Ranked: #11462
Popularity: #865
Members: 5,756
Favorites: 59
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Synopsis

Akira, a second year middle school student, has a normal life on an island of solitude, a serene and peaceful school setting. Akira's daily life is shattered one day by the transfer of a mysterious boy; Matsushiro Nishigami who introduces himself as a shinigami with the phrase "Anyone who gets close to me dies." What could be the meaning of such a bizarre introduction?

Background

Due to the author Himura Masaki's illness, Shindere Shoujo to Kodoku na Shinigami was put on an indefinite hiatus after its 20th chapter was published on March 28, 2013. Himura passed away on June 17, 2015 after more than two years of fighting cancer, leaving this and another series she's has started while being in hospital—Nyuuin Note (Hospitalization Notebook)—in an unfinished state. The last volume containing chapters 15~20 was published only in digital format on September 24.

Characters

Nishigami, Matsushirou
Nishigami, Matsushirou
Main
Wakanae, Akira
Wakanae, Akira
Main
Hirasaka, Itsuki
Hirasaka, Itsuki
Supporting
Hirasaka, Touka
Hirasaka, Touka
Supporting
Rin
Rin
Supporting
Nishigami, Kuro
Nishigami, Kuro
Supporting
Suo, Anna
Suo, Anna
Supporting

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Asfaria
May 20, 2013
Shindere Shoujo to Kodoku na Shinigami is a manga that can easily flip between comedy and thrilling mystery in a single panel, which often does. If you’re reading this thinking it’s going to be something lighthearted like Hyouka (which also deals with the “school mystery” genre) then you’re going to be in for a shock. One other thing I should mention first is that the author of this manga is actually too sick currently to continue writing this manga (which is said at the end of the most recent chapter, #20). The story does end the current mystery it was in but the overall plot read more
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