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Kami no Kodomo

Kami no Kodomo

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: God's Child
Japanese: 神の子供

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 11
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 6, 2009 to Mar 6, 2010
Authors: Nishioka Kyoudai (Story & Art)
Serialization: Horror M

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Score: 7.121 (scored by 1738 users)
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Ranked: #75032
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Popularity: #2006
Members: 3,252
Favorites: 85
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Synopsis

The latest work by the Nishioka siblings depicts the gruesome life story of a ruthless and brilliant serial killer as he grows up from a sociopathic child to a messiah-like figure.

(Source: Kotonoha)

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misericord
Jul 29, 2011
an enjoyable aesthetic experience, but it's immediately clear that this is very much a matter of style over substance. you could call it a bitesize parable, i guess. although only in the framework of its own (a)moral code, it does have a moral to the story, a lesson to be learned.

points for an idiosyncratic style that is easy on the eye, but it was also much too easy on the brain, a cruise-control sort of read. perhaps this is inevitable, given that it's a one-volume work.
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Foolness
Mar 23, 2011
A more realistic re-telling of the manga 'Monster'.

People who haven't finished reading the manga Monster may not get this and in many ways the art and the story spoils the final plot developments of that manga, but it cannot be denied: this manga at least is shorter and is much more realistic in the sense that there's no hero to the horror and the timeline of the story is much closer to how long real life serial killers' careers last.

This doesn't mean this is realistic though. From the first panel onwards, it is clear this is meant to be more poetic than realistic. Those who read more
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