Dawn: Tsumetai Te
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Dawn: Tsumetai Te

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Dawn: Chilly Hands
Japanese: DAWN ~冷たい手


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 37
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 27, 2002 to Aug 28, 2007
Genres: Drama Drama, Horror Horror
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Comic ZERO-SUM
Authors: Ueda, Shinshu (Story & Art)


Score: 7.021 (scored by 20092,009 users)
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Ranked: #83952
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Popularity: #3289
Members: 6,382
Favorites: 39


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Volumes: /6
Chapters: /37


Remember that plague you learned about in history class? Well, it's back, ready to infect hordes of people! Follow Nagasawa, a melodramic student caught in the middle of this horrid epidemic, with absolutely no idea what's going on, trying to get through life with infected people all about. Can you say creepy?

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Jul 6, 2013
In the begining, I kept confusing side characters and it was hard to get into but once I figured out the rhythm of the story I started to enjoy myself.

The story line itself is good, the main character is battling with the world around him and killing the "monsters" while having to deal with his own personal crisis of being a "monster" himself.

There is love in it but it is not sappy "puppy love" nor is it lustful like so many romance novels. The love is woven well into the story and at some points it is very noticeable and sometimes it takes a back ...
Jun 9, 2022
This story can be hard to get into but once you do its a masterpiece.

The main characters' struggle with killing monsters while simultaneously becoming one himself is beautifully written. As the story continues you wonder who you can trust around the protagonist. The art is beautifully done and adds to the horror elements in the storyline perfectly.

While it's technically a horror manga the psychological aspects in the plot are topnotch and really make you feel for the characters.

The romance in the story is neither sappy nor lustful but develops like a normal relationship would (or as normal as it can during the story's plot).

One ...
Feb 27, 2011
Preliminary (21/37 eps)
Puberty - the process of becoming an adult. Your body evolves into something monstrous, your parents become someone you can't recognise, people around you seem dangerous, you feel trapped, and yet like an outsider. In Dawn all of those feelings are a fear factor.

The plot mainly focus on a protagonist, Takashi Nagasawa, a normal hard-working (which is quite unusual for a min character) highschooler. Due to strange flow of event he is obligated to fight the Nigtshift, zombie-like creatures. The story seems pretty standard highschool horror, and it is indeed. Besides scary things we have a lot of romance and ...

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