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Japanese: シバタリアン
English: Shibatarian
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Apr 6, 2023 to ?
Genre: Suspense Suspense
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump+
Authors: Iwamuro, Katsuya (Story & Art)


Score: 6.581 (scored by 11861,186 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #147172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4499
Members: 4,549
Favorites: 19

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In the spring of my third year of middle school, I found Shibata buried beneath a sakura tree. We watched movies and became fast friends, even planned to make a movie together for the school festival...but no one at school seemed to know him. I will discover Shibata and the whole world will turn into Shibata. This is a story of, by, and for Shibata. Now showing in a theater near you.

(Source: MANGA Plus)


Shibatarian has been published digitally as an English simulpub through MANGA Plus.



Aug 19, 2023
Preliminary (10/? eps)
This manga is very promising! It puts a unique spin on the zombie apocalypse genre, where instead of zombies, its an apocalypse of the protagonist's enigmatic former friend, Shibata.

Story: In terms of plot, this manga (so far) is structured similarly to common zombie apocalypse movies. The hero and heroine attempt to flee the horde of Shibatas while trying to discover a method to end the apocalypse. Since only 10 chapters have been out since I am writing this review, the plot of the manga is unfinished, but I wouldn't say the story of the manga particularly stands out so far.

Characters: The main character and ...

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