Liar Game
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Liar Game

Alternative Titles

Japanese: LIAR GAME


Type: Manga
Volumes: 19
Chapters: 203
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 17, 2005 to Jan 22, 2015
Genre: Drama Drama
Themes: High Stakes Game High Stakes Game, Psychological Psychological, Strategy Game Strategy Game
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Jump
Authors: Kaitani, Shinobu (Story & Art)


Score: 8.281 (scored by 3556135,561 users)
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Ranked: #3232
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #110
Members: 109,448
Favorites: 5,312


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College student Nao Kanzaki has always adhered to her name's meaning: "foolishly honest." However, after opening an unsolicited package containing one hundred million yen, she inadvertently accepts an invitation for the "Liar Game." In this tournament, contestants are encouraged to betray and deceive their opponents to gain a massive amount of cash; conversely, losing will incur a lifetime debt. With all hopes lost, her only option left is to seek help from a con artist.

On that same day, the infamous swindler Shinichi Akiyama is finally released from jail. This former psychology student is known for single-handedly bankrupting an entire company, and Nao believes he is her only chance at escaping her dire situation. At first, Shinichi is hesitant to commit another crime, ignoring Nao and her request. But after seeing her desperation and persistence, he agrees to assist her.

In this fraudulent world, Nao and Shinichi have their own motives. Yet, soon they see the true nature of not only the game, but also everyone involved.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


The first four volumes of Liar Game were published in Spanish by Planeta DeAgostini between 2009 and 2011.

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Aug 29, 2023
Ok, so I never review anything, but I felt like I had to write something about this one since I liked it a lot. Liar Game is really slept on, I only heard about it through the video "The manga that lies to you" by the youtuber Schnoz Meister. If you don't mind spoilers I really recommend watching it.
Anyway, LG has this atmosphere that sort of reminds you of "survival" mangas yet it leaves a lot to the imagination, doesn't get gore-y, and is not gross or traumatizing to a point I really wish I had read it before reading heavier stuff when I ...
Mar 11, 2023
Mixed Feelings
It's hard to approach writing about such a behemoth of a manga. Sporting 203 chapters, “Liar Game” is all about Trust. A story that puts the most honest person to ever exist on earth, in a game about becoming the best liar. She teams up with one of the smartest characters ever put to ink. The premise is quite engrossing, endearing even. Probably what hooked so many into such a series.

Story: 6/10
For starters, the story's great. It gives off a sense of true anguish and pain when the games are so high stakes and our protagonist can't do anything against the people lying to ...
Oct 27, 2018

I had dropped it months ago and one day two weeks ago I woke up wanting to finish it a good time

History (4/10):
Let's make it very clear, the manga has a null tension thanks to Akiyama (Gary stu)What the mangaka should have done is take the route of the showtime and the momentum as the other manga of the same author "One Outs" where the protagonist is equal a Gary stu but in that work if It has its sense of the show, here on the other side Akiyama more than anything is a very boring character, doesnt awaken any charisma and is just like ...

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Which voice actor will suit Akiyama the most?
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