The World Is Mine
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The World Is Mine

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Synonyms: TWIM
Japanese: ザ・ワールド・イズ・マイン


Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 163
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 23, 1997 to Mar 15, 2001
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Sunday (Weekly)
Authors: Arai, Hideki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.861 (scored by 21442,144 users)
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Ranked: #10762
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Popularity: #1334
Members: 13,791
Favorites: 489


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Meet Mon, a violent killer faithful only to his own eruptive desires, and his timid companion Toshi, a demolition-devil with a fanatical thirst for destruction. Their killing-spree across Japan is destined to intersect the path of the enormous "Higumadon", a mysterious beast on a Godzilla-like rampage from Hokkaido to Tokyo.

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Jul 29, 2022
"Good comes from God, evil comes from ourselves. "
This is a sentence that can easily be quoted when talking about Hideki Arai's The World Is Mine.
This work is absolutely nothing ordinary, and will necessarily provoke in the reader a before and after, in my opinion. It is a deeply political story, where two men will seek to test the wrath of God in a Japan fractured by its leaders.
With this work, we go through all the feelings.
Indeed, the work is of unprecedented violence.
Whether it is in his crazy staging or in his drawings (beware! His style is quite atypical!) with his elaborate cut-outs, Hideki Arai ...
Jun 17, 2020
"We are saturated with unneeded information to the point that it's painful. I refuse to let this interfere with my life. The religion of progress disgusts me."

The World Is Mine is a manga that I at first hated, but after a few grueling hours I more than came around to. A story that has gotten more relevant and more uncomfortable two decades later. To call it transgressive is putting it lightly, our main characters are indiscriminate murderers. Even to those most unphased by fictional violence (by far it's not the most gory or otherwise visceral manga) the context and realism of the actions depicted in ...
Jul 5, 2021
"The World Is Mine" is ugly inside and out. The art is ugly, and while it does get slightly better as the story progresses, it stays ugly. This ugliness manages to be both consequential and apt, considering the subject matter displayed throughout the story.
The story manages to be both incredibly grating and relentlessly jarring. Occasionally the plot moves at a brutal, breakneck pace that manages to excite for a few scant chapters before grinding to a halt and indulging in what one might consider a "character study" or more appropriately "a fifty page monologue ripped from the LiveJournal of the average stoned teenager". The scope ...

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Enjoyer11 - Feb 19
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Feb 21, 1:05 AM
Poll: The World Is Mine Chapter 163 Discussion
ohnewnew - Sep 10, 2022
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Oct 8, 2022 7:15 AM
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Jun 5, 2022 3:16 PM
Volume 11 ~ 14
MonTWiM - Mar 8, 2014
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Nov 11, 2021 2:55 PM
Poll: The World Is Mine Chapter 1 Discussion
avrc - Jun 18, 2008
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Jan 31, 2016 7:42 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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