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Japanese: ヘッズ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 18, 2002 to Apr 24, 2003
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Sunday (Weekly)
Authors: Higashino, Keigo (Story), Mase, Motoro (Art)


Score: 7.461 (scored by 37603,760 users)
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Ranked: #28352
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Popularity: #1419
Members: 11,085
Favorites: 88
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Junichi Naruse, an average guy with a passion for art, decides to pursue drawing and painting again. Upon doing so, he meets and falls in love with Megumi Hamura. After they start dating and eventually make the decision to live together, Junichi visits a real estate office. However, while attempting to save a child during a robbery, he is shot in the head.

Regaining consciousness a month after the incident, Junichi's miraculous recovery is made possible by receiving a brain transplant from an unknown donor. As time passes, Junichi notices drastic changes to his personality, affecting his relationships as he struggles to maintain them. Gradually approaching the brink of insanity, he attempts to figure out the cause by determining who the donor is before losing sight of his own identity forever.

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Apr 29, 2016
neko1995 (All reviews)
Heads is the first manga that I have read from Keigo Higashino. Without putting too much spoilers, here goes my review.

Story (8/10): What I like about the manga is the plot. It is about a guy who underwent a brain transplant that changed his life. The way it was written was good. Although in real life, the possibility of a successful brain transplant is very low to impossible because of incompatibility and rejection. But here, putting reality aside, a story was made out of it that turned into something interesting. It is also showed the effects and consequences of fusing one brain from another read more
Dec 19, 2018
Chrome_Falcon (All reviews)
**There are NO spoilers in this review**

This is one of the most underpopular manga out there. It deserves more recognition. Hence I am writing this review.

The story is about a hypothetical situation that deals with what would happen if part of a person's brain is replaced by another's brain. What makes it interesting is that the replaced part is from someone with a completely different personality. We see how it affects the protagonist read more
Feb 6, 2021
josh_dd (All reviews)
------------ HEADS review ------------

Predictable but OK manga.

Story :
starts very sweet, quite predictable, not overly dramatic. I wouldn't say it is sci-fi, more like a thriller. It is not action packed at all. See it as a slow burn thriller. My criticism is about how some chapters acquire firearms so easily in Japan. Obviously for plot convenience all stories have a necessary "bad guy with a gun" but this is what actually took me out of the realistic approach the most. I'm sure most readers will overlook this point.

Art :
Good! But not consistent. It shines and looks incredible beautiful at times but dips in quality read more

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