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English: Survival
Japanese: サバイバル


Type: Manga
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 119
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 25, 1976 to Nov 26, 1980
Genres: DramaDrama, ShounenShounen
Authors: Saitou, Takao (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.401 (scored by 580580 users)
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Ranked: #32462
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Popularity: #7079
Members: 1,644
Favorites: 19
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An inexplicable catastrophe plunges Japan at the bottom of the sea. A boy survives misfortune, but he has been abandoned in a land surrounded by seas on all sides. His effort to stay alive compels him to sharpen the wit, and that nothing he learned in school is useful for staying alive.


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Apr 9, 2019
KWSK (All reviews)
What would you do to survive a massive demolition that caused a ruination of your country? Well, this is not a how-to book for readers to follow. But it's a perfect manga that portray a journey, the most epic and adventurous journey about the question on above. This is my very first review here because this manga is happen to be "a diamond in mire". So, I decided to start my reviewing career with is amazing manga. (I'm not a native speaker so please bear with me.)

Story: 9
The story only follows a single person, a clever 14 years old boy, who is unlucky enough read more
Jan 9, 2018
CrazyLasagna (All reviews)
An epic. A long poem that chronicles the events and deeds of legendary heroes. There are few in anime and manga that truly meet this description. Survival is one of the few manga I have read that, I think, hits that bar. But why? And how? I don't think I can give an answer to either. It is simply a feeling, a raw emotion that cannot be put into mere words. To experience it, you just have to read it for yourself. I cannot promise that you will find Survival to be a good experience, or that the quality is of the highest tier, but read more

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