Tenchi Souzou Design-bu
Heaven's Design Team
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Tenchi Souzou Design-bu

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Synonyms: [Ten-De-Bu] What a strange animal!
Japanese: 天地創造デザイン部
English: Heaven's Design Team
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 22, 2017 to ?
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy
Themes: Educational Educational, Gag Humor Gag Humor, Mythology Mythology, Workplace Workplace
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Morning Two
Authors: Suzuki, Tsuta (Story), Hebizou (Story), Tarako (Art)


Score: 7.351 (scored by 476476 users)
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Ranked: #43332
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Popularity: #6232
Members: 3,120
Favorites: 24

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In heaven's Animal Design Department, designers create a variety of new animals daily while contending with the unreasonable requests of their client: God. Funny, interesting, and full of useful information, this series answers questions such as, "Why can't unicorns exist?", "What makes an animal taste delicious?", "What's the most powerful creature in the ocean?", and, "Bird versus snake: who would win?" You won't believe it's a manga series when you read up on the featured animals in the included encyclopedia entries. Heavenly Design Team will make your next trip to the zoo or aquarium 100 times more fun!

(Source: Kodansha USA)


Tenchi Souzou Design-bu has been published digitally in English as Heaven's Design Team by Kodansha Comics USA since May 8, 2018, and in print since October 20, 2020.

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Oct 31, 2020
Preliminary (30/? eps)
This is my first review in this site, but there was only one review for this manga with a not-so-good score, so I'll try to write about it to give you an opinion of someone that really enjoyed the read.

I can start saying that I just really love the criativity it has.
It's a really unique idea.
It is a Design team designing animals for their client (God)
God tells the concept of animal he wants, for example, "an animal that flies without wings", they design them, they test them, it sometimes fails, so they redesign, test again. I really like to see the progress of ...
Mar 4, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (14/? eps)
Tenchi Souzou Design-bu is a simple comedy manga that centers on heaven employees called designers and angels that God puts in charge of creating all the animals. God isn't featured as a character, just a faceless voice that gives silly requests for animals (often in riddles) and the design team has to try and make an animal that fits. Each chapter features 3 different animals in the story with an info-spread about them at the end, similar to Seton! Academy.

I enjoy the ways the author comes up for explanations for certain evolutionary features, it's funny. It's a little flat, especially the characters, but it ...

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