Shi ni Itaru Yamai
Sickness Unto Death
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Shi ni Itaru Yamai

Alternative Titles

English: Sickness Unto Death
Synonyms: Shiniitarubyou, Terminal Illness
Japanese: 死に至る病


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 19
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 13, 2009 to Dec 11, 2009
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, PsychologicalPsychological, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Seguchi, Takahiro (Art), Asada, Hikari (Story)
Serialization: Young Animal


Score: 7.311 (scored by 22432,243 users)
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Ranked: #40922
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Popularity: #2694
Members: 4,876
Favorites: 50
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This is the mysterious story of Futaba Kazuma's first patient. At 18, Futaba Kazuma went to school to get his qualification in clinical psychology. While attending school, he boards at a creepy mansion, which even has a butler. Also living there is a strange young woman called Emiru. She is suffering from a terminal illness of the heart—despair. This deep psychological problem has eerie physical effects as well: her hair has turned white, her body temperature is well below normal, and her blood pressure is also bizarre. No psychologists or counselors have been able to help cure her of this problem. Will Kazuma be able to determine the cause of Emiru's despair and save her before it's too late?

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Shi ni Itaru Yamai was published in English as Sickness Unto Death by Vertical Inc. on September 24 and November 19, 2013, respectively.


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Sep 3, 2012
kurosaki_kabuto (All reviews)
"A person can't exist alone. What makes a person is the relationships they have with others... Those people reflect your true nature. It means that a person alone can't prove they exist.

That's why people hurt themselves, and hurt others just to prove that they exist. Screaming "Someone please notice me! I'm right here!" They're all running away, trying not to be swallowed up by the dark nothingness."

Shi ni Itaru Yamai, which roughly translates as Sickness Unto Death, is a 2 volume long psychological manga that started in 2009. The story is about a young man who has just started college, studying clinical psychology. He stays read more
Feb 10, 2014
Hiidora (All reviews)
Following a young man as he studies to become a Psychologist and his attempts to cure a beautiful young girl of her crippling depression, Shi ni Itaru Yamai is a Psychological drama with mild horror undertones. Be warned, it's a sappy romance.

As any Psychological series should, it gets you thinking about society, humanity and your own moral values. While it has it's errors (for one, the heroine's hair is whitish blue because she's stressed by her life), for some the manga may serve as educational on the topic of mental disorders, as the Protagonist explains each of the disorders the woman he is treating is read more
Jan 9, 2019
hexashadow13 (All reviews)
tldr: A manga that is truly interesting when it gets to its actual substance, but it takes too long to get there and is rushed past it after it arrives. 

The main story isn't fully revealed until pretty far into the manga, and it's not really possible to talk about it without discussing that, so this will have spoilers, be warned.

This manga ultimately leads into a story centered around what value alternate personalities have, whether they're people, and how they should be treated, as well as the effects such treatment would have on those around them. I don't know much about dissociative identity disorder, so I'm not sure how realistic it is, read more

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