Liar Game
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Liar Game

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Japanese: LIAR GAME


Type: Manga
Volumes: 19
Chapters: 203
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 17, 2005 to Jan 22, 2015
Genres: DramaDrama, GameGame, PsychologicalPsychological, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Kaitani, Shinobu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump


Score: 8.391 (scored by 2655826,558 users)
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Ranked: #1752
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Popularity: #81
Members: 70,446
Favorites: 4,603
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Wishing she would live up to the ideal, Kanzaki Nao's father named her thusly for "honesty." Nao has more than lived up to her father's wishes—even exceeding them and earning the label of "a foolishly honest girl." This makes Nao the least qualified candidate for the high stakes "Liar Game," where winning requires deceiving the opponent out of their money and losing means receiving massive debt; however, that doesn't stop a box containing a hundred million yen in cash and a card informing her of her participation in the game from arriving at her doorstep, nor does it stop her from being promptly tricked out of the entire sum of money. Upon hearing that a genius swindler, responsible for the bankruptcy of a major corporation, is being released from jail, Nao goes to the swindler, Shinichi Akiyama, to enlist his help. With that, the two are drawn into the dark, greed-filled, and deceptive world of the Liar Game.

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

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Jul 5, 2015
Harrismatic (All reviews)
It's been a couple years since I first discovered Liar Game, and it has all the elements that can draw me to a fictional story : an intelligent plot, a collection of interesting characters, and a truly original premise.
I read a few arcs (which were very good) and decided to put it on hold until the story finishes because I am not that patient a person.
And when I finally decided to take it again .. boy, does it deliver.

The first thing you'll notice is the drawing. It's quirky and veers to the unusual (especially the reactions), but it really sets a tone to the read more
Jan 31, 2015
yuna733 (All reviews)
This is an epic story that I have been following for years now, and I can't believe it has finally ended. *cries*

The story is a very VERY intense chess match that isn't filled with cheesy stuff like the power of friendship, but is more on actual logic. It's really unique, and it feels like every move, action, and reaction of the characters has been researched beforehand to make everything that more realistic. The games are probably the best part, and it's probably because of them that I finished this manga.

The art is not that pretty, and the reactions seem very exaggerated, but the story definitely read more
Feb 9, 2015
HaXXspetten (All reviews)
"People SHOULD be doubted. Many people misunderstand this concept. Doubting people is just a part of getting to know them. What many people call 'trust' is really just giving up on trying to understand others, and that very act is far worse than doubting. It is actually 'apathy.'" – Akiyama Shinichi

It is common knowledge that the world is for the most part controlled by money. It is what all humans need to be successful in life, and thus why we spend such a large portion of our lives doing slave work in order to acquire as much of it as possible. Money is the source read more
Feb 19, 2015
ChiefWarlock (All reviews)
Liar Game is the epitome of psychological genre of manga. This manga will get you hooked right from the first chapter and keep you asking yourself "What will happen next ?? "

This manga is the story of an honest but really naive girl Nao Kanzaki who gets trapped in a game called "Liar Game" which is a game of intelligence and the only way to save yourself in this game is to outsmart everyone else. Nao being a the height of naive people gets swindled right at the beginning. To save herself, she asks help from an ex-con Akiyama Shinichi who helps her clear read more

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