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Ran to Haiiro no Sekai

Ran to Haiiro no Sekai

Alternative Titles

English: Ran and the Gray World
Synonyms: Ran and the Grey World, Ran and the Ash-Coloured World, Gray And Wonder Around Her
Japanese: 乱と灰色の世界

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 51
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 15, 2008 to Apr 15, 2015
Authors: Irie, Aki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Fellows!

Statistics

Score: 8.421 (scored by 3880 users)
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Ranked: #2082
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Popularity: #570
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Synopsis

Meet the Urumas, a slightly dysfunctional family of four sorcerers. Mom, being the most powerful sorceress around, works away from home keeping the world safe. Dad picks up the slack and takes care of the family. Except when he's out, which is when the older brother Jin finds himself in the unenviable position of keeping tabs on his sister Ran. And Ran, the youngest, is a willful girl with too much power and too little wisdom. Let's take a look at Ran's everyday misadventures, shall we?

(Source: Storm in Heaven)

Background

Ran to Haiiro no Sekai has been licensed in English as Ran and the Gray World by VIZ Media. It was published in Swedish as Rans magiska värld by Ordbilder from September 20, 2011 to November 7, 2016. It has been published in Spanish by Ediciones Tomodomo as Ran y el mundo gris since March 20, 2017.

Characters

Uruma, Ran
Main
Uruma, Jin
Supporting
Hibi, Makoto
Supporting
Mikado, Outarou
Supporting
Tachibana, Tamao
Supporting
Sumeragi, Sango
Supporting
Uruma, Zen
Supporting
Gekkouin, Nio
Supporting
Uruma, Shizuka
Supporting
Tennouji, Ryouko
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Apr 27, 2015
synapsii (All reviews)
Part of what makes this manga extraordinary, in my opinion, can be described by the age-old literary proverb: "show, don't tell." Yes, your 2nd grade English teacher told you this, as did your 5th grade and 8th grade English teachers. All of your English teachers, in fact (each subsequently more and more worried about your continuous failures in essay writing... no? just me?).

"Show, don't tell!"

Ran to Haiiro no Sekai, or "Ran and the Grey World," is a low-fantasy (fantasy set in a realistic world) coming-of-age story. Put simply, Aki Irie tells a beautiful story in a read more
Jul 21, 2017
Yautja (All reviews)
This manga's story isn't a 10, nor is its character. But by god its art is, and it's enjoyment could have been. This manga could have been a 10 on art and enjoyment alone. Before I start complaining about what I believe ruined this manga, I'll talk about it's good points.

Story : 7
I think the story, strangely enough, is almost like enjoyment in this particular manga. Subjective. For some people, the minimalistic and simple story, may warrant a 10. I can certainly see and understand that. Maybe in a different mood, I'd be one of those people. I'm giving it a 7 simply because of read more
Apr 26, 2015
Samsura (All reviews)
Without a doubt the best and sexiest manga out there. I don't mean sexy in a fan service type of way though. This is a Josei manga in the purest sense, because even though the characters are adults, they maintain the signature Shojo sparkle. But the sparkle has been refined with age, to a point where if you saw the characters in everyday life your eyes would naturally be drawn to them.

The whimsy that permeates this world is always there, even at its most serious moments of Drama and Melodrama. The art quality is absolutely phenomenal on every level, read more
Sep 8, 2015
Popka (All reviews)
Easily one of my favorite things ever, but flawed and difficult to recommend. The villain's unacceptable behavior is pretty unsettling, though I think his character is handled pretty well. The point of the series is dealing with traumatic realities, and he's one of them.

I also appreciate just how long it goes on after the final battle against the antagonists; almost half the manga takes place after that point. There's enough time for the characters to properly bounce back from that and to get to back to the real point: the parallel stories of adults and children dealing with stress.

The adults face hectic work and read more

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