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English: Coppelion


Type: Manga
Volumes: 26
Chapters: 226
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 9, 2008 to Feb 20, 2016
Authors: Inoue, Tomonori (Story & Art)


Score: 7.481 (scored by 1448 users)
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Ranked: #39492
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In 2016, a meltdown of a nuclear power plant creates a big catastrophe in Tokyo. 20 years later, the city has become a ghost town due to the high levels of radiation. From that area, a distress signal is received. The Self-Defense Forces dispatch three girls from the special unit "Coppelion" to search for survivors. But why aren't they wearing any protection against radiation?

(Source: MU)


Coppelion was originally serialized in Weekly Young Magazine until May 7, 2012 (2012 #23). It was then moved to Monthly Young Magazine on May 9 (2012-06).

The series was digitally published in English by Kodansha Comics USA from December 1, 2015 to December 8, 2016. Crunchyroll digitally simulpublished the series from chapter 193 (Act.13) onwards. Their simulpub however numbered chapter 193 as the 200th, leading to an incorrect total chapter count of 233.

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Apr 2, 2015
Elftan (All reviews)
Coppelion is a fascinating story to say in the least, with a similar setting to Deadman Wonderland in terms of an earthquake being the cause of the current problem. One thing that Coppelion establishes quickly is the fact that each arc is long and forces the reader to care about the survivors and the Coppelion. Being a story where the characters themselves aren't too sure of whats going on behind closed doors they mainly focus on evacuating the survivors left in Tokyo. The arcs at times do feel like they drag on a little bit but in the long run you end up appreciating the read more


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Manga 'Coppelion' Ends Eight-Year Serialization

Manga 'Coppelion' Ends Eight-Year Serialization

Tomonori Inoue's science fiction action manga Coppelion has ended its eight-year run in the March 2016 issue of Monthly Young Magazine. The issue containing the...read more

Anime Adaptation Project of Manga 'Coppelion' Restarted; TV Series to Start Fall 2013

Anime Adaptation Project of Manga 'Coppelion' Restarted; TV Series to Start Fall 2013

On the cover of the latest (18th) volume of manga "Coppelion", it was announced that the anime adaptation project for the manga has restarted and the TV an...read more

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