Ousama Game
King's Game
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Ousama Game

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 王様ゲーム
English: King's Game
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 25
Status: Finished
Published: 2010 to 2012
Genres: Drama Drama, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Gore Gore, School School
Serialization: E★Everystar
Authors: Renda, Hitori (Art), Kanazawa, Nobuaki (Story)


Score: 6.391 (scored by 1960919,609 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #165742
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #438
Members: 38,608
Favorites: 580


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Chapters: /25
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King's Game
Volume 1


After awakening from a nightmare, Nobuaki Kanazawa receives a mysterious text message in the middle of the night from someone known as the "King," concerning the so-called "King's Game." This message demands that his entire class participate, that the King's orders must be fulfilled within 24 hours, and that no one is allowed to quit mid-game.

Nobuaki and the rest of his classmates shrug off the message, thinking it is nothing more than an elaborate prank. However, it soon becomes clear that failing to fulfill the King's commands results in bloody consequences, as those who defy the King die in horrific ways. With each command more extreme than the last, the body count begins to rise, and a cloud of turmoil and despair looms over the class as they wonder if any of them can make it out alive.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


This manga is an adaptation of the first novel from the Ousama Game novel series.

The series was published in digitally in English as King's Game by Futabasha Publishers from June 11, 2019 to September 24, 2019; in Polish as Gra w króla by J.P.Fantastica from February 2016 to March 2017.

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Jan 24, 2015
Ousama Game!

Story: 7

A group of school students are given orders which they must complete within 24 hours. At first, the orders are childish like kissing each other and licking feet (foot fetish much!?), although it soon goes downhill for the students as the orders become increasingly harsh and violent. What I really like about the story is it's unpredictability; you never know what order is coming next and with the manga constantly giving slight hints about the true identity of Ousama, you'll want to know what happens next. Will the students kill one another to betray their friends? Or sacrifice themselves to save another friend? ...
Dec 2, 2013
Mixed Feelings
First of all, Ousama Game is a manga title that is not of yet completely translated in English. The translation group only did 10 chapters. I had the "privilege" of reading this manga in Chinese, which had complete translations.

Having completed this manga, I don't blame the English translators for abandoning this manga. Not one bit.

Granted. This manga starts with an amazing set up. A class of high-school students receive mysterious instructions to participate in the King's Game. If somebody does not do as told, he will die a gruesome death. Until chapter 10, everything looks great. The artwork is cutesy, the characters seem fine, ...
Nov 26, 2014
One day, the students of a high school class all recieve the same text message and suddenly get caught up in a dangerous game. Everyday, an order is issued, and if it is not obeyed within 24 hours, the student who was given said order will die.

Ousama Game could have been an average, but somewhat enjoyable, 'deadly game' manga among many others. It is, however, not the case, and shows perfectly how a story that starts in a mediocre way can end up being a catastrophe.


Ousama Game doesn't have a particularly impressive start. The first orders given by the Ousama mostly revolve around kissing or ...

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