Ningen Shikkaku
No Longer Human
What would you like to edit?

Ningen Shikkaku

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 人間失格
English: No Longer Human
More titles


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 6, 2009 to Apr 21, 2011
Genre: Drama Drama
Themes: Historical Historical, Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Comic Bunch
Authors: Furuya, Usamaru (Story & Art), Dazai, Osamu (Story)


Score: 8.041 (scored by 87998,799 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6782
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #459
Members: 35,310
Favorites: 719


Ranked #678Popularity #459Members 35,310
Add to List
Volumes: /3
Chapters: /12
* Your list is public by default.


Ooba Youzou is a troubled soul incapable of revealing his true self to others. A weak constitution and the lingering trauma from some abuse administered by a relative forces him to uphold a facade of hollow jocularity since high school.

(Source: MU)


Ningen Shikkaku is an adaptation of Dazai Osamu's novel of the same title, originally published in 1948.

The series was published in English as No Longer Human by Vertical from October 25, 2011 to February 28, 2012.

Related Manga



Jul 12, 2023
Not really a story but more of a character exposé. The character, Yozo Oba, is young, rich, charismatic, talented, good-looking, sensitive, and innocent, much too perfect to see yourself in, but kind of an "I wish I was like that" character. To his perfection gets added a dose of psychological trauma which will be the source of conflict that spins his life out of control despite how easy good things happen to him.

From trauma, to depression, to despair, to addictions, to paranoia, to ruin, a progression that feels very real that touches your deep fibers even if the character originally felt too perfect to be ...
Oct 20, 2022
Albert Einstein once said 'Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.' This manga does not display the stupidity of humankind but rather the brilliance the literature they produce can entail.
Honestly speaking, I don't know where to begin with this piece of art. Disguising itself in a short 12 chapter adaptation is a story with god tier art, characters, and story telling.
Not much manga are able to prove their point as well as this. The psychological genre is a cruel one and one might say it is not for everyone. This book will tell you the opposite. ...
Feb 25, 2022
Mixed Feelings
this shit is awful, we have an mc with an unending stream of woman willing to pay his bills because yes, because the plot demands it or something, the art is average, nothing really shocking happens contrary to most people says, is very tame, things really "shocking" happend like two or three in the whole manga, and


the mc was resented with his father but this is never explained, hence i cared very little


the rest of characters are just as bland and forgettable as the mc, and they all, again bend over to offer his cheek to him because the plot demands it, and besides ...

Interest Stacks

by Extra97
50 Entries · 758 Restacks


Recent News

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Ningen Shikkaku Chapter 8 Discussion
Hodor96 - Nov 18, 2017
5 repliesby Temoblanks »»
Jul 8, 6:36 AM
Poll: Ningen Shikkaku Chapter 6 Discussion
realswagmoney - Oct 21, 2021
1 repliesby Temoblanks »»
Jul 7, 12:38 PM
Why isn't there a mal entry for the original novel?
file42069 - Jun 19
6 repliesby file42069 »»
Jun 21, 5:53 PM
Poll: Ningen Shikkaku Chapter 11 Discussion
1spartan106 - Jul 17, 2021
2 repliesby buqcay »»
Jan 9, 10:57 AM
Poll: Ningen Shikkaku Chapter 10 Discussion
1spartan106 - Jul 17, 2021
3 repliesby buqcay »»
Jan 9, 10:51 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
Keep track of your anime easily by creating your own list.
Sign Up Login