Hakui no Ousama
King in a Lab Coat
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Hakui no Ousama

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Japanese: 白衣の王様
English: King in a Lab Coat
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 24
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 18, 2016 to Mar 17, 2018
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Supernatural Supernatural
Serialization: GFantasy
Authors: Ayase, Retsu (Story & Art)


Score: 7.231 (scored by 534534 users)
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Ranked: #55282
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Popularity: #9297
Members: 1,879
Favorites: 36

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Chapters: /24


In a certain town exists a laboratory named "King Lab" that houses genius scientists who have way too much time on their hands. One day, the culprit of a series of murders arrives at the King Lab and a strange dark comedy begins to unfold...

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Oct 29, 2023
Mixed Feelings

Ignore the cover art, it is not edgy/grimdark in the least. Manga's not bad, but fairly generic. Decent comedy at least. It's a squarely middling

Story: 5/10
It's passable, I could roughly predict nearly every story beat before it happened, and the one's I couldn't were kind of ass-pulls. Actually, that's something of a problem that compounds near the end of the manga. It kills any excitement when the manga is filled with plot devices never mentioned or hinted at before until it suits the author.

I'll grant, the manga does manage to foreshadow one plot point and make it have actual consequences.

Decent comedy, I found it enjoyable. ...

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