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Synonyms: Kokuhaku
Japanese: 告白 -コンフェッション-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 11
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 1, 1998 to Sep 16, 1998
Genres: Drama Drama, Suspense Suspense
Themes: Adult Cast Adult Cast, Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Magazine Uppers
Authors: Kawaguchi, Kaiji (Art), Fukumoto, Nobuyuki (Story)


Score: 7.331 (scored by 28672,867 users)
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Ranked: #39992
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Popularity: #2989
Members: 5,676
Favorites: 48

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Two mountain climbing friends, Asai and Ishikura, get trapped in the middle of a storm after an accident. Ishikura, earnestly believing he is about to die, decides to relieve his heart and confesses a sin from his past. However, he survives, and both make their way to a deserted cabin while waiting for help to arrive. But the knowledge of the confession weighs heavy on the both of them, and the long wait under the pressure begins to hack away at their sanity.



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Mar 15, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Allow me to confess that this is not a bad read, but execution and short duration won't exactly put it on top with some of the finer examples.

The necessary pace for conveyance of such a story is avoided for the sake of quick culmination. The thrill is there, albeit it is questionable how well you'll be able to immerse yourself next to such predictability.

Characters quickly jump into their situational and predetermined roles. There are minor traces of deeper characterization, but are only seen under scrutiny and even as such remains mediocre.

Art doesn't really supplement the positive points of this work. Verily, it ...
Dec 9, 2010
“It’s his fault… for listening…!”

A confession might be the greatest relief to the burden and remorse of a sin, especially when you’re on the verge of death. However, one single confession is also capable of tearing apart the masks of pretense and fragile trust between two friends.

On a particular mountain climbing trip at Mt. Owari, two friends, Asai and Ishikura, find themselves caught in a blizzard. To make matters worse, Ishikura has also sustained a terrible leg injury during their climb. Ishikura resigned himself to his impending death and confessed the murder he committed in the past to Asai, hoping for forgiveness and that Asai ...
May 24, 2011
Backwards Reading Idiot Reviews: Confession

Confession is a short one shot by Nobuyuki Fukumoto, who has a surprisingly long list of notable works, which mostly include gambling series such as Kaiji (three seperate series) and Akagi. Unfortunately I yet to read these series, so this is my first impression of the 52 year old mangaka.

Story: Two friends who frequently climb a mountain get caught in a blizzard. In the confusion, one of them, Ishikura gets injured on a rock, and it's up to Asai to save him. After a while and ...

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