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07-Ghost

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: 7 Ghosts, Seven Ghosts
Japanese: 07-GHOST
English: 07-Ghost
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 17
Chapters: 100
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 28, 2005 to Aug 28, 2013
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy
Themes: Military Military, Mythology Mythology
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Comic ZERO-SUM
Authors: Amemiya, Yuki (Story), Ichihara, Yukino (Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.911 (scored by 1357213,572 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #9542
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #516
Members: 33,588
Favorites: 1,454

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Volumes: /17
Chapters: /100

Synopsis

The students of the Barsburg Empire's Military Academy are trained to become capable fighters who will serve as the empire's newest soldiers. Every year, five hundred students take a graduation exam, where only 20 can pass to become honorable "begleiters," a position equivalent to assistant executive officers. Students fight their enemies by using "zaiphon," God-given abilities that take different forms depending on the individual.

Teito Klein, the academy chairman's favorite student, is belittled by his peers due to his previous status as a slave. Despite being unable to fully remember his past, Teito's cheerful best friend, Mikage Celestine, stays by his side. After the two undergo the exam, Teito recalls small pieces of a long-forgotten memory, causing him to instinctively attack the chief-of-staff, Ayanami.

Subdued for his insubordination, Teito is imprisoned for further questioning. But with the help of Mikage, Teito escapes to the Barsburg Church in the empire's Seventh District. As he struggles to escape the clutches of the Barsburg Empire's military, he unveils the memories that lie within him and learns about a compelling power that roams in the shadows of the empire.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Included one-shot:
Volume 17: Seven Ghosts (pilot)

Background

07-Ghost was published in English by VIZ Media from November 13, 2012 to July 14, 2015.

A 9-volume bunkoban edition was published in Japan from July 25, 2015 to March 25, 2016. The last bunkoban volume includes the final chapter of the series, Kapitel 100: Hallelujah.

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Characters

Celestine, Mikage
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Reviews

Mar 29, 2019
Story: There are a few plot holes but keep into consideration that the only work before this that they have done have been BL doushinji, so for a first manga (and one of its length), I think plot holes are forgivable. It is a very multi-layered plot and I like the whole military vs religion vs society vs ------ it goes on. A lot of stuff happening basically. I really like the way it incorporated it's own religion and world building. It didn't throw it at you all at once and allowed you to gently learn about it as it was necessary to the plot. ...
Apr 25, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Wow. It seems like it was only yesterday that I was still in high school, obsessing over this obscure anime/manga that hardly anyone knew about. In 2009, I watched an anime called 07-Ghost, and let me tell you, I was OBSESSED with it. Almost as obsessed with it as I was with Shounen Onmyouji. I even made AMVs for it, and nothing else ever made me try to attempt that before. One of my best friends even got me volume 3 of the manga as a present once, back when Go! Comi still had the license for it. Of course, those three volumes were all ...
Nov 22, 2019
(just for the record, this is a slight alteration of my anime review)

I’m not homophobic nor I see women only as sex toys and anything you read here is pure sarcasm. I just can’t help myself not making fun of an obviously poorly written series that appeals mostly through erotic aesthetics, rather than good directing and character emersion.

ART SECTION: 7/10 [Don’t I look hot in this robe?]

General Artwork & Backgrounds 4/4: A blend of medieval fantasy and science fiction, the artwork is both catchy and interesting. There was much work and detail given into making surfaces and textures to look fairy tale-ish so the series ...

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