Shokuryou Jinrui
Starving Anonymous
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Shokuryou Jinrui

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Human Race for Food
Japanese: 食糧人類-Starving Anonymous-
English: Starving Anonymous
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 64
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 28, 2014 to Nov 5, 2018
Genre: Horror Horror
Serialization: e Young Magazine
Authors: Kuraishi, Yuu (Story), Inabe, Kazu (Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.071 (scored by 79317,931 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #75982
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #802
Members: 22,988
Favorites: 323

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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /64
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Starving Anonymous
Volume 1
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Synopsis

It's a day like any other, and high school students Ie and Kazu are on the bus home from school when, suddenly, it floods with a mysterious gas. The pair pass out and wake up to find themselves aboard a truck packed full of human bodies. They're surrounded by rows of frozen corpses... and a staff of living human beings sawing them into pieces. Where are they... and how can they escape from this nightmare?

(Source: Kodansha Comics USA)

Background

Shokuryou Jinrui was published digitally in English as Starving Anonymous by Kodansha Comics USA from March 13, 2018 to June 18, 2019.

Characters

Izumi, Shintaro
Supporting
Kiriyu
Supporting
Ogura
Supporting

Reviews

Apr 1, 2021
Holy shit, this was actually a really good read. I wasn't expecting to be impressed at the beginning, but reading the whole manga transformed my score from 6/10 to 9/10.

The first third of the manga feels like it would be another dark, edgy, shock-factor story, however, it really finds it's tone in the last half. Don't go into this manga thinking you'll get a super-serious drama/suspense/horror masterpiece. There are many moments where it shifts from dark to comedic, shocking to absurd—it complements really well most of the time. When a character dies, you feel empathy, and most of them have interesting backstories that are at ...
Sep 18, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (64/64 eps)
Do you like gore and monsters? Then this manga might be right up your alley.

*A spoiler free review*

Shokuryou Jinrui can only be described as "repulsive made beautiful". The first thing to draw your attention is the top-notch art with great character designs. The touch is realistic and the gross stuff comes off as sickening as it can get - just like it should.

The story is pretty standard survival horror which brings close the ugliness of human nature but there are also some more imaginative twists. If you have read the authors' previous work Apocalypse no Toride the pattern seems familiar: an isolated place, a naive ...
Dec 27, 2021
InformativeInformative
I just binge-read this and I made the effort not to drop this just so I could make a proper review.

This was a terrible horror manga. You could put together a random series of gore images and get a better result that the whole 7 volumes of Shokuryou Jinrui. Why? Because the plot is an absolute mess and the characters are a joke.
It's pretty common to read people complaining about plots and disregarding it because, well, yeah, sometimes some mangas don't have good plots but they're still enjoyable. This is not the case. I will not spoil anything so more people can feel inclined to ...

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