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No.6

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
Authors: Asano, Atsuko (Story), Kino, Hinoki (Art)
Serialization: ARIA

Statistics

Score: 8.511 (scored by 7956 users)
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Ranked: #1332
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Popularity: #243
Members: 20,794
Favorites: 1,283
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Volumes: /9
Chapters: /35
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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 and in Polish by Studio JG from October 22, 2014 to June 29, 2016.

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Characters

Nezumi
Nezumi
Main
Shion
Shion
Main
Safu
Safu
Main
Inukashi
Inukashi
Supporting
Karan
Karan
Supporting
Rikiga
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
Mar 8, 2014
arisutan (All reviews)
After watching the anime, I was desperate to find more of Shion & Nezumi's story, and discovered the manga was being published in Japan. The anime was only a half season and truly lacks much of the depth and story that the manga and novel include.
note: I have not read the official English translation of the manga. I am reading the Japanese versions.

Story-
Deep and intriguing, as if the premise of No.6 wasn't interesting enough already, there are many underlying and interweaving layers of the story. Things are truly not as they seem, but go much further than many other "ideal but not so ideal 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
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

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: No.6 Chapter 12 Discussion
Liinah - Jan 28, 2012
8 replies by Kangchenjunga »»
Jan 10, 1:29 AM
did no one really put out all the chapters of no.6 online?
owlpoop - Jun 28, 2015
6 replies by xRose »»
May 20, 2016 3:03 AM