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No.6

Alternative Titles

English: No.6
Synonyms: Number Six, Number 6
Japanese: NO.6 [ナンバーシックス]

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 35
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 28, 2011 to Nov 28, 2013
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi, ShoujoShoujo
Authors: Asano, Atsuko (Story), Kino, Hinoki (Art)
Serialization: ARIA

Statistics

Score: 8.371 (scored by 1208112,081 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1902
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #269
Members: 31,998
Favorites: 1,809
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No. 6
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Synopsis

The story is set in "No. 6," a future model city in 2013. Raised as a top-ranking elite since the age of 2, a boy named Shion lives in an exclusive area in No. 6. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescues a boy who calls himself "Nezumi" (Rat). Nezumi ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life is changed forever...

Background

No. 6 was published in English by Kodansha Comics USA from June 11, 2013 to October 21, 2014. It was also published in German by Egmont Manga from October 2, 2014 to February 4, 2016, in Polish by Studio JG from October 22, 2014 to June 29, 2016, and in Spanish by Editorial Ivrea since July 2017.

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Characters

Nezumi
Main
Shion
Main
Safu
Main
Inukashi
Supporting
Karan
Supporting
Rikiga
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

May 7, 2015
Midievalfantasy (All reviews)
The No. 6 manga is the only thing from what I've encountered so far that I've been able to give a 10 to. I'll do my best to refrain from any spoilers or summarizing the plot.

Story. (10/10)

The Good: the plot is excellent and I thought it was extremely well paced. From the very first page you're transported into the fake world of No. 6. You're then taken for a crash course on reality in the Western District. You're swept away by the every line, every detail on the page.

When I first saw the anime, I was jaded. When I read the light read more
Dec 31, 2013
mechato (All reviews)
No.6 follows two boys from opposite ends of the socioeconomic ladder as they try to reveal the secrets behind a so-called utopia. Although it's only 35 chapters long, I'm giving it a 10 because it's incredibly well-done despite its length. Read below for the full review.

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Storyline: 9

To some extent, No.6 is just another dystopian story--perfect society with a dark secret, disillusioned citizens, etc.--but the inner workings of its dystopia are both unique and unexpected. Its plot is well-developed and easy to follow. The only reason why I don't give a perfect score for this category is because some moments within the read more
Nov 21, 2016
RavenSkye (All reviews)
No. 6 may be overlooked but after getting a glimpse of its world, you can say it’s worth your time.

I can’t say the story is unique but it is well written and delivered that the flow is, without a doubt, fluid. The manga has its share of gore, thrill, and sometimes humor and every mood was well-balanced to the convenience of its reader. The only problem is that the plot isn’t shown in a particular light whereas it appears mysterious or suspenseful. You may be thinking, ‘does that mean I can easily tell what’s going to happen next?’ and, somehow, yes but not exactly. read more
May 26, 2016
Sydist (All reviews)
The human emotions are a very sensitive thing to begin with, but what if you had grown up not knowing of the negative emotions? A place where there is no crime, and everything is perfect? Welcome to no. 6, a 'Utopian' town where everything seems to be perfect.

STORY: 9/10
The story follows the journey of two boys, Nezumi and Shion, along with many others. It is a story that can at first be hard to fall into (for some, at least), but as you continue reading, it's almost impossible to stop yourself from being interested. There are a wide variety of emotions in this manga, read more

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