Ghost Hunt
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Ghost Hunt

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Synonyms: Akuryou ga Ippai
Japanese: ゴーストハント
English: Ghost Hunt
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 6, 1997 to Sep 30, 2010
Genres: Drama Drama, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nakayoshi
Authors: Inada, Shiho (Story & Art), Ono, Fuyumi (Story)


Score: 8.311 (scored by 57075,707 users)
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Ranked: #3362
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Popularity: #1192
Members: 16,002
Favorites: 499


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MangaNakayoshiInada, Shiho (Story & Art), Ono, Fuyumi (Story)
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Mai Taniyama's school has an ancient, abandoned, and allegedly cursed building. Whenever it is about to be torn down, a series of unsettling deaths occur and halt the demolition. To prove it is haunted, Mai and her friends try to summon a specter by telling ghost stories. No ghosts appear, but the group encounters Kazuya Shibuya, a 17-year-old transfer student. Though her friends are charmed by Kazuya's attractive looks and great manners, Mai does not trust him.

Following a mishap, Mai discovers Kazuya's real identity as the president of Shibuya Psychic Research, a group hired by the school principal to investigate the building's rumored paranormal activity. As a consequence of her actions, Mai must temporarily help Kazuya if she does not want to pay him damages. Joined by other individuals experienced with the supernatural—former Buddhist monk Houshou Takigawa, self-proclaimed Shinto priestess Ayako Matsusaki, famous medium Masako Hara, and Catholic priest John Brown—Mai and Kazuya must uncover the mystery surrounding the building before any more innocent lives are lost.

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Ghost Hunt was published in English by Del Rey Manga from September 27, 2005, to November 23, 2010, up to the 11th volume before the company went defunct.

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Feb 10, 2024
Ghost Hunt is a horror manga, although by today's standards I would call it a thriller with great comedy and a hint of romance. The plot is relatively simple, 16-year-old Mai encounters a group of people who deal with ghosts. We have a young man who owns a ghost hunter agency, nicknamed Naru by Mai because of his narcissistic tendencies; a priestess with heavy makeup who wants to get a boyfriend, an ex-monk/band guitarist, a TV persona who's a psychic medium and a young exorcist from Australia who believes the Kyoto dialect is the polite form of Japanese language. After experiencing how they work and ...
Feb 11, 2023
Ghost Hunt is a very good manga, it deceives by the charisma and lightness of the characters to hide the horror force of the story. But let's go by parts:

The characters are very charismatic and the dynamic between them is really fun. This family atmosphere gives the work such a lightness that it's easy to forget that it's a horror story, and that's good because it shows that the characters are engaging enough to keep you in their rhythm.

The protagonist, Mai, is complicated.... She has a very aggressive and responsive side, and that's good because she constantly imposes herself instead of just being an innocent ...
Jun 25, 2012
Mixed Feelings
I became interested in this manga purely as a fan of Twelve Kingdoms and wanted to see what other things Fuyumi Ono had created. I've just finished reading Ghost Hunt and I guess I'm left pretty disappointed. Unlike Twelve Kingdoms, I felt there was little to no character development. Up until the very last volume, the manga is purely episodic stories with only the vaguest of callbacks from case to case. Even the characters themselves finally realize in the final volume that they know absolutely nothing about the people they have been working with for presumably months.

When an actual plot did emerge, I thought it ...

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