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Mouryou no Yurikago

Mouryou no Yurikago

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Synonyms: Cradle of Monsters
Japanese: 魍魎の揺りかご


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 41
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 16, 2010 to Aug 17, 2012
Authors: Sanbe, Kei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Gangan


Score: 7.381 (scored by 3477 users)
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Ranked: #46012
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Popularity: #782
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Volumes: /6
Chapters: /41


A group of students finds themselves on a sinking capsized ship. Together with some zombies. What happened to the ship and why are there zombies aboard? It's a battle against time and the zombies, to save themselves.

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Takigawa, Yuuya
Takigawa, Yuuya
Ayukawa, Makoto
Ayukawa, Makoto
Miyamura, Kana
Miyamura, Kana

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May 23, 2011
This is an interesting manga to say the least. When you have a zombie story, rarely does it take place in the middle of the ocean on the boat. Take with that the fact that it is on an upside down ship. Very original overall. The characters have very deep personalities that only adds to the mystery and goodness of the story.

The one thing i did notice however, was that the manga is bases alot off of the movie "Poseidon". At several times the manga matches the movie scene for scene, like when they are crossing an elevator shaft.

So to summarize, its "Poseidon" meets read more
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Jul 7, 2015
I read Hoozuki no Shima a while ago, and I found that I enjoyed it quite a bit. I'm very into the horror genre as a whole, so it's not surprising I forgave it for its issues. Today I was browsing the manga list trying to find something to read, when I saw Hoozuki again. I decided to check out the author, Sanbe Kei, and it led me to this manga, known in English as "Cradle of Monsters".

Zombies in general have always been an iffy subject for me. They are hardly ever scary, and are instead used when the "horror" aspect refers to gore, which read more
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Aug 15, 2013
This series you might say, is underrated. Yes, underrated. Why you ask? It hasn't reached many people yet. Basically when I started reading this the first thing that came to mind was the titanic plus zombies combined. Was fairly decent.
It did not have the best start, but it picked up greatly later.

Plot (7) after reading other zombie mangas, I can say this is possibly better than HSOD, which most people have read. Not to mention the fact that zombies and being trapped in a titanic is simply brilliant because you're always 'cornered' and have to move on. It did have it flaws, and referenced a read more
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May 12, 2014
First review, so here goes nothing:

Mouryou no Yurikago, or Cradle of Monsters in English is an interesting departure from the standard zombie plotline in many ways. First and most notably the fact that the manga takes place on a capsized sinking cruise ship, which, in addition to meaning the cast must contend with both the living dead and escape before the ship sinks, it also means that, unlike most zombie media, firearms are not available to the cast.

Secondly, the zombies featured are neither the Night of the Living Dead-esque "slow zombie" or the 28 Days Later "fast zombie", but are a new, more dangerous read more
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