Ranked #8975
Pupa (Manga)


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English: Pupa
Japanese: pupa ピューパ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 34
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 12, 2011 to Jan 11, 2014
Authors: Mogi, Sayaka (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Earth☆Star


Score: 7.101 (scored by 1867 users)
Ranked: #89752
Popularity: #586
Members: 5,696
Favorites: 124
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The "life-and-death sibling" story follows Utsutsu and Yume Hasegawa, a boy and his little sister who find themselves all alone. One day, Yume sees a mysterious red butterfly and her body undergoes a strange metamorphosis—into a creature that eats humans. Utsutsu struggles to find a way to restore his sister.

(Source: ANN)

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Adaptation: Pupa


Hasegawa, Utsutsu
Hasegawa, Yume
Arita, Yuuhei
Hasegawa, Sachiko
Imari, Ai
Onijima, Shirou

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Dec 27, 2013
What to say about Pupa? It's dark. Depressing. Brutal. Revolting, no doubt (as you can probably draw from the summary). It doesn't hold back in showing the suffering between our two protagonists, as they are thrown into a world of chaos, and left to fend for themselves.

Before we continue, let me clear up some misconceptions about this manga that you might have:

- Yes, the relationship between the main characters is unusual for siblings, but not to the point of fanservice-y, exaggerated sister/brother complexes. Their relationship is justified by their horrific past (which I won't elaborate on for this review's sake). I'd actually consider it read more
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Jan 21, 2014
While aimlessly wandering through a park one day, Yume Hasegawa stumbles upon a group of seemingly harmless butterflies. Unfortunately for Yume, those butterflies turn out to not be so harmless, but carriers of the "Pupa virus," which infects her. The side effect of the virus being that it turns the infectee into a carnivorous monster. So to stop herself from becoming a carnivorous monster, Yume must eat the flesh of her brother, Utsutsu, which contains a drug and his "human cells," the two things that can supress the virus when combined.

Though, the synopsis might sound sort of unique, I'm sure it's apparent that this read more
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Both these mangas are gory, with strong sibling relationship between the main characters. Want to study and know more about the creatures from characters who can turn into them.
Well they are both very good, gory contains monsters and stuff...

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