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Gokukoku no Brynhildr (Manga)

Gokukoku no Brynhildr

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kiwaguro no Brunehilde, Kiwaguro no Brynhildr, Brynhildr in the Darkness
Japanese: 極黒のブリュンヒルデ

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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jan 26, 2012 to ?
Authors: Okamoto, Lynn (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump

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Score: 8.121 (scored by 3045 users)
Ranked: #6752
Popularity: #343
Members: 8,748
Favorites: 340
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Synopsis

When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital.

Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kurohaneko!

And even though she insists on never having met Murakami before, the girl has superhuman strength and seems to even be able to predict the future!

How will Murakami's life change now that he has been saved by this mysterious girl that claims to be a magician?

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Related Manga

Adaptation: Gokukoku no Brynhildr Special, Gokukoku no Brynhildr

Characters

 Neko
Kuroha, Neko
Main
 Ryouta
Murakami, Ryouta
Main
 Kazumi
Schlierenzauer, Kazumi
Main
 Kana
Tachibana, Kana
Main
 Kotori
Takatori, Kotori
Main
 Hatsuna
Wakabayashi, Hatsuna
Main
 Akane
Akane
Supporting



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Mar 2, 2014
FallacyR
Gokukoku no Brynhildr happens to be a hidden gem of the manga world, passed up by obscurity, however, this makes it even more appealing of a manga, if nothing else. As expected of the mind behind Elfen Lied, Lynn Okamoto, Gokukoku is an intelligently done and fairly well thought out piece of work, rich in darker, more ominous airs. Unexpected however, is the "Death Note" style of command and control, cat and mouse esque thinking games also prevalent. Fans of grittier plots will certainly appreciate this particular story without the extreme sense that some horror or more psychological mangas provide. However, the gore and moderately read more
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Aug 14, 2014
Inuchiyo
Written by Okamoto Lynn, known for Elfen Lied, one should expect some similarities between the two. Compared to Elfen Lied, the violence and exposure is toned town, and so is the art quality imo (in the anime it's censored geh) However, that doesn't really bother me much, as Brynhildr makes it up for character growth... well, until something happens to the character, which would be major enough to be a spoiler so I won't say.

I've only skimmed through the Elfen Lied manga, so I don't have much to compare Brynhildr to, but Okamoto seems read more
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User Recommendations

Girls with supernatural powers are pursued by an evil laboratory who make experiments with them. A boy finds them and try to protect them from the organization. Both have lot a sad scenes and dramatic deaths.
Although not entirely the same, both series involves humans with supernatural abilities which are considered a threat to society. They are feared and society regards them as monsters.

Both series has psychological themes as well as gore, blood, and violence.

Both series' main male protagonist also has similar personalities and their lives are changed forever after a certain event.

Both series also has a mysterious like background regarding the origins of the characters, the setting, and how events came to be involving some of the supernatural powers presented.

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