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Japanese: AKATSUKI -朱憑-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 29, 2008 to Dec 3, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Rival
Authors: Koide, Motoki (Story & Art)


Score: 6.731 (scored by 402402 users)
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Ranked: #105632
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Popularity: #7418
Members: 1,843
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Akatsuki; the powerful demon of illness which will spread into the victim, turns their eyes red, and slowly kill them. Usually, they take form of a strong monster connected to the victim's body. The only way to cure the victims infected with Akatsuki is to slash the victim body with special anti-Akatsuki weapons, known as "Crave". The group of people who possess and use these weapons are called as "Kiri-Isha" (Slash Doctor).

Hibiki, the protagonist of this story, is the Kiri-isha. He partnered with Kirisa, another Kiri-Isha. Their mission is to cure people infected with Akatsuki, but what could possibly lies ahead of them?

(Source: MU)


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