Takopii no Genzai
Takopi's Original Sin
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Takopii no Genzai

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Synonyms: Takopii's Original Sin
Japanese: タコピーの原罪
English: Takopi's Original Sin
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 10, 2021 to Mar 25, 2022
Genres: Drama Drama, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump+
Authors: Taizan 5 (Story & Art)


Score: 7.681 (scored by 83478,347 users)
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Ranked: #16792
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Popularity: #876
Members: 18,017
Favorites: 265

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A squid-like creature, known as a Happian, leaves his home planet with the desire to spread happiness across the universe. He lands on Earth, but quickly finds himself in danger of captivity by its inhabitants. Fortunately, he is found by an unsmiling little girl named Shizuka Kuze, who feeds him and names him Takopii. Feeling indebted, Takopii decides to do everything in his power to bring a smile to her face.

The task is easier said than done, however. Shizuka is bullied by her classmates, she does not have a father, and her mother is never home—though the gravity of these issues flies over the naive Takopii's head. Even so, Shizuka does have one source of happiness: her dog Chappy. The connection Shizuka and Chappy share only increases Takopii's desire to make the girl smile.

While Takopii's attempts to lift Shizuka's spirits lead to unintended consequences, he is determined to take things into his own tentacles, test his understanding of human beings, and achieve his goal of spreading happiness.

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Takopii no Genzai was published digitally in English as Takopi's Original Sin through MANGA Plus service.


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Mar 24, 2022
Takopii no Genzai, or Takopii's Original Sin, explores the human psyche through the lens of pure innocence and naivete. How do you explain suffering, loss, emotional, psychological and physical abuse to someone who knows nothing of the human condition? This manga goes to very dark places as a cute little alien with strange powers named Takopii tries relentlessly to help and understand humans in the only way he can, with no understanding of just how his well-meaning charity could be twisted and taken advantage of.

This manga exploded in popularity in Japan, and could have easily dragged on for years, but the author chose to end ...
Mar 24, 2022
Takopii no Genzai does not pretend that it is able to provide the grand solution to social and family problems; nor does it try to sell the bloody hell till the end. It only solves one conflict: the misunderstandings between children. And that is already what the kids need… perhaps?

As the title suggest, Takopii no Genzai is a story about Takopii, and how its purely kind actions turns out to actually worsen the already fucked up situations that the MCs face: domestic violence, school bullying, academic and family pressure, etc.

What makes this manga stand out (and become the #1 trend in Japan) is its thrillers: ...
Apr 12, 2022
Octopi are a curious and fascinating species. Out of all the animals residing on planet Earth, they are probably the closest to extra-terrestrials. Many documentaries such as “My Octopus Teacher” have brought awareness to these creatures to show that they are in fact, smarter than we give them credit for. These cephalopods are capable of displaying a wide array of cognitive abilities ranging from being able to solve mathematical problems to even using their limbs to fashion makeshift tools out of coconut shells. Don’t be surprised if in the future, humanity’s downfall could end up at the hands of these creatures. Octopi Skynet is closer ...

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