Ranked #9326

Chaosic Rune (Manga)

Chaosic Rune

Alternative Titles

Japanese: カオシックルーン


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 71
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 10, 2003 to Oct 21, 2004
Authors: Yamamoto, Kenji (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Champion


Score: 6.901 (scored by 931 users)
Ranked: #93262
Popularity: #2981
Members: 1,902
Favorites: 18
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After being the only survivor in a plane crash and losing his parents Ryouga, a young boy, is troubled by nightmares and taunted by other kids at his school. Fed up, he agrees to transfer to another school intrigued by a mysterious offer and the hope they may know why or how he was able to survive the crash. Arriving at the new school, he learns he must play a little card game with three others before being accepted...one card each, one vicious monster each, one gruesome death for all save one.

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Oct 14, 2015
Its time to Duel wait that's wrong does thou want to be consumed into darkness. Chaosic Rune is a dark , serious story but has some comedy elements as well.The manga reminds of yugioh but is more bloodier , gorier , darker than yugioh and the way it uses the cards are different but at the same time similar to it and the fact the fate of the world rests on a life or death game using cards which is awesome.

Plot: the story of chaosic rune is about this guy name Ryouga who survives a mysterious plan crash and has now idea why he is read more
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Manga: Yu☆Gi☆Oh! 5D's
For Chaosic Rune fans: Have you ever wanted to see what franchise kicked off the whole "card game" genre of anime/manga, but you couldn't get into the anime because it was too lighthearted? Try the manga for any of the Yugioh anime - it's MUCH darker than the TV show it's for.

For 5D's fans: You've finished the series. Do you want something that's a manlier/darker version of 5D's? Look no further than Chaosic Rune. To quote TV Tropes: "It's like if ~Yu-Gi-Oh!~ was written by Bruce Campbell and drawn by Chuck Norris." 
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If throwing Gantz and Hunter x Hunter into a blender results in Psyren, then throwing any of the Yugioh series into a blender with Gantz results in Chaosic Rune.

Seriously, the only differences between the 2 series is that Gantz is much more graphic, and Chaosic Rune uses cards to fight instead of guns. However, both series have a lot of fanservice, and both are very violent. 
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Manga: Highschool of the Dead
Both of these manga put a group of teenage kids in a life-or-death free for all situation, and their only way out is literally to fight for their lives. The horror element in both manags is pretty graphic, and there is a lot of killing as well. The protagonist is a pretty level headed loner who will kill if he has to, and has a childhood friend that follows him and most likely has a crush on him. The plot for Chaosic Rune has a bit more fantasy with monsters and such, while guns and other weapons are mainly used in HSOTD. There are decent  read more 
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Human teams up with monster to battle other monsters and save the world. 
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