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Meteor Methuselah (Manga)

Meteor Methuselah

Alternative Titles

English: Immortal Rain
Synonyms: Meteo Metosera
Japanese: メテオ・メトセラ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 66
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 1, 1999 to May 25, 2011
Authors: Ozaki, Kaori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Wings


Score: 8.371 (scored by 3514 users)
Ranked: #2862
Popularity: #348
Members: 9,578
Favorites: 468
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Rain Jewlitt, known as the Methuselah, is a spaced-out, immortal, 624-year-old man dressed in priest's clothes. He's got eternal youth and a large price on his head ... put there by those questing after the secret of his immortality.

Machika Balfaltin is a tomboyish, energetic 14-year-old girl who, upon the death of her grandfather, sets out to kill Methuselah, the one bounty her assassin grandfather, Zol the Grim Reaper, couldn't kill. Instead, however, Machika ends up being saved by Rain again and again from other aspiring bounty hunters attacking them both.

(Source: Tokyopop)

Related Manga

Prequel: Touhou Shinigami: Meteor Methuselah Gaiden
Side story: Meteor Methuselah: Kanzen Kouryakubon
Sequel: Meteor Methuselah Fan Book 2: Darling.


Balfaltin, Machika
Collabel, Yuca
Jewlitt, Rain
Balfaltin, Zol

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Dec 28, 2007
The story of Immortal Rain is one which captured me from the first page. The serene yet tense atmosphere in the first few pages drew me in instantly. From then on it's full of action, suspense, humour, beauty, romance, symbolism, joy and dispair, regret and hope... All sorts.

The characters are simply superb.The first book allows the reader to get to grips with the personalities of the main two and as the story progresses through the first 4 books, we learn more about Machika and Rain; their backgrounds, their painful memories and hopeful spirits. It makes the two truly enchanting,

The art is, for the read more
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Mar 13, 2010
Well, i don't know what words i should use to describe all the feelings i have while i've been reading this manga. It's outstanding for me! i even held my breath sometimes.
- The Story- The story is wonderful and touching. At the beginning it was quite average, but by the end of the first chapter, i've realised i'm totally captivated by it.
- The Art- Well, tastes different of course, but i loved it. You know, sometimes the picture is pretty and clean, but you cant see and feel all emotions of characters. This manga's art is perfect in that way.
-The Characters- They read more
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User Recommendations

Both will draw you in with great stories and even greater characters... both deal with longevity, fighting monsters and close friends/siblings becoming enemies.

And you can't help but notice that Abel and Rain are like inter-dimensional twins XD
They both about a man who is plagued with immortality, trying to find a way to become human again and both meet a girl on their journey and start travelling together. But that's the only thing in common, as they are completely different in feel and genres.

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