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Skyhigh

Skyhigh

Alternative Titles

Japanese: スカイハイ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 22, 2001 to Apr 11, 2002
Authors: Takahashi, Tsutomu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump

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Score: 7.431 (scored by 3017 users)
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Ranked: #45032
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Popularity: #1491
Members: 6,610
Favorites: 49

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Preliminary
Jul 17, 2009
kurodayuchi (All reviews)
You are dead. Now, you have three options: accept your death and go to heaven, don’t accept it and stay as a ghost, and one more… haunt and kill someone in the world, but if you kill someone you will go straight to hell, and your suffering will never end. These options are presented by the long dark haired Izuko, the guardian of the gate for the murdered ones.

The art is creepy and far from what we consider a typical manga style - the brushes are blurred, the contrast between black and white is elevated to the maximum, read more
Apr 15, 2008
psygremlin (All reviews)
I’m not sure why it is that whenever I chose a manga at random I seem to end up with something creepy and/or gory. Suffice to say Skyhigh, despite its somewhat misleading name, is probably the most gothic of gothic horrors I’ve come across since… er… Goth. Then again, seeing as it comes from the pen of the same mangaka who gave us “Alive”, "Blue Heaven" and "Jiraishin" maybe I shouldn’t be surprised.

The ten stand-alone stories that make up the two volumes essentially focus on the particular character’s death, events leading up to it and the choice they make upon meeting Izuko. Seeing as they’re read more
Aug 22, 2014
Dietrologia (All reviews)
Tsutomu Takahashi is an extremely underrated mangaka. His works have only the smallest of niche followings in the west. This is in spite of the fact that not only did he mentor Tsutomu Nihei (who is much more famous than he is), he has produced a very large body of work over the years; unlike some artists who stagnate, relying on their old franchises and/or having any new projects be very underwhelming, Takahashi has arguably only gotten better and better over time.

Skyhigh is a short story anthology that focuses on people who were murdered or who have lingering feelings of resentment. The Guardian of the read more