Shinryaku! Ika Musume
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Shinryaku! Ika Musume

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Synonyms: Squid Girl, The invader comes from the bottom of the sea!
Japanese: 侵略!イカ娘


Type: Manga
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 419
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 26, 2007 to Feb 25, 2016
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Anbe, Masahiro (Story & Art)


Score: 7.841 (scored by 24312,431 users)
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Ranked: #11582
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Popularity: #2624
Members: 7,482
Favorites: 191


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The sea in our world has been polluted. All sorts of trash were thrown into it, making it unpleasant deep down in the sea. One of the inhabitants of the sea, Ika Musume (Squid Girl) seeks to exact revenge on humanity for throwing trash into the sea. Clueless about the surface, she seeks to invade humanity alone, trying to rule over the world... only to find herself enslaved by one of the nearest beach-houses for breaking one side of the wall!

(Source: Hidoi~! Translators)


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Jun 23, 2022
Ika Musume is a fun comedy/slice of life revolving around of course, our one and only, squid girl.

I watched the anime a long time ago, and I finally picked up the manga. Let's just say it didn't take very long to finish. Despite being 419 chapters long, the series never got super stale or boring. It's true that some chapters are a lot better than others, and some of the characters do end up like they were wasted potential (like Cindy and the alien research team).

In a way, the episodic short chapters mean that each chapter is basically going to be a different story, ...

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Manga 'Shinryaku! Ika Musume' to End

Manga 'Shinryaku! Ika Musume' to End

The mangaka of Shinryaku! Ika Musume, Masahiro Anbe, announced in the 21st volume, as well as in Shounen Champion magazine, that the series will end in the more

Manga 'Shinryaku! Ika Musume' Gets OVA in September

According to a scan from the upcoming issue of Shounen Champion, to be released on Thursday, the limited edition of Shinryaku! Ika Musume's 17th volume will bundle more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Shinryaku! Ika Musume Chapter 418 Discussion
Stark700 - May 28, 2017
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Apr 21, 3:37 PM
Poll: Shinryaku! Ika Musume Chapter 409 Discussion
psyche-K - Apr 21
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Poll: Shinryaku! Ika Musume Chapter 403 Discussion
Rayl1ght - Jun 6, 2017
1 repliesby psyche-K »»
Apr 21, 3:21 PM
why is ika in the anti-hero article LMAO
psyche-K - Jun 21, 2022
4 repliesby psyche-K »»
Aug 30, 2022 9:07 PM
Where should I start after watching the anime?
Gazz - Jan 10, 2019
1 repliesby jendorei »»
Feb 22, 2019 1:58 PM

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