Yakusoku no Neverland
The Promised Neverland
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Yakusoku no Neverland

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 約束のネバーランド
English: The Promised Neverland
German: The Promised Neverland
Spanish: The Promised Neverland
French: The Promised Neverland
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 20
Chapters: 181
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 1, 2016 to Jun 15, 2020
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Mystery Mystery, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi, Suspense Suspense
Themes: Psychological Psychological, Survival Survival
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Demizu, Posuka (Art), Shirai, Kaiu (Story)


Score: 8.181 (scored by 142898142,898 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #17
Members: 284,186
Favorites: 19,168

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At Grace Field House, life couldn't be better for the orphans! Though they have no parents, together with the other kids and a kind "Mama" who cares for them, they form one big, happy family. No child is ever overlooked, especially since they are all adopted by the age of 12. Their daily lives involve rigorous tests, but afterwards, they are allowed to play outside.

There is only one rule they must obey: do not leave the orphanage. But one day, two top-scoring orphans, Emma and Norman, venture past the gate and unearth the harrowing secret behind their entire existence. Utilizing their quick-wittedness, the children must work together to somehow change their predetermined fate.

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As a part of the JUMP START initiative, the first three chapters of Yakusoku no Neverland were published in English as The Promised Neverland in VIZ Media's digital Weekly Shonen Jump on the same day as the Japanese release. After, the series was added to VIZ Media's Weekly Shonen Jump lineup. The publisher has been physically releasing the series since December 5, 2017. The series has also been licensed in Polish by Waneko, in Spanish by Norma Editorial, and in Portuguese by Devir.

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Jun 14, 2020
Mixed Feelings
*CAUTION*: Contains minor spoilers. Skip to the last two paragraphs for the summary.

It is really a twist of cruel irony that The Promised Neverland has lived up to its name in a way I did not expect it to: it continually PROMISED a clever, poignant story but NEVER followed it through. (I'm sorry I couldn't LAND this joke better.)

TPN became an object of hot discussion among the manga-reading crowd already after the first few chapters. For all the good reasons, too: it was, at the time, a competently done psychological thriller, something that Weekly Shonen Jump typically didn't feature, which immediately made it stand out ...
Jun 14, 2020
The Promised Neverland was one of the first manga I ever read, the first manga I bought and was a manga I stuck with for many years, so I clearly feel a little bit sad that this manga is finally complete and the journey was over. But sadly those emotions are also clouded by tons of disappointment by the end as it was almost depressing seeing how far this manga fell from grace overtime.

Story & Writing (3/10)

The manga in my opinion, easily has one of the best starts in all of manga for me with the Escape Arc. It's a simple concept but with the ...
Jun 14, 2020

Sometimes receiving various influences to create a story becomes something very good and advisable, as a way to further expand your creativity, even though you have learned a lot about some more well-known titles. Usually imagination and reality become a step of coming together to cover what we call fantasy, being a simple fantasy or a dark fantasy, and in this environment of dark fantasies, it common to always have those that stand out, but even with a dangerous and violent universe, like Berserk for a more famous example, stands out for leaving a message for the reader to absorb, or at ...

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