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Not Lives

Not Lives

Alternative Titles

English: Not Lives
Japanese: NOT LIVES -ノットライヴス-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 54
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 27, 2011 to Oct 27, 2016
Authors: Karasuma, Wataru (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Daioh


Score: 7.401 (scored by 1928 users)
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Ranked: #48482
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Popularity: #1940
Members: 5,264
Favorites: 88
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Mikami loves games, and has a talent for making them too. He enrolled into a computer club just to make a game. His childhood friend Itsuki is worried about what his future will hold for him. One day he went to buy a game for resource to make a galge. On the way back in the train, he bumps into someone and drops his games all over the floor, but someone helped him to pick them up. When he got home and checked for his games, he found a game that he didn't recognize buying, "Not Alive." When he tried to take out the disk to play it, something strange occurred and it went into his body. By the time he realized anything was going on, he had been transferred into a game as a girl, and thrown into battle!


Not Lives has been published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment since March 29, 2016.


More reviewsReviews

Mar 30, 2018
Pajamapatty (All reviews)
So, when I first started reading this manga I found it very cliche, and thought I knew exactly where it was going and what was going to happen. Thankfully, I was totally wrong. Not Lives is a strange name that doesn't get explained until the manga seems nearly over. It never reveals all the tiny details, but I found that to be a positive more than a negative. I like stories where I can make my own theories and try to figure things out for myself.

Are there things that don't make a lot of sense? Yeah, but I was never bored, and I found myself read more
Jan 19, 2018
emmeka (All reviews)
While a bit underdeveloped plot-wise, Not Lives is a fun read with a unique take on the concept of being stuck in a game - a tough thing to do in a genre which has been done so many times. The art is stellar, the fight scenes are fun, but you won't find yourself too engrossed in the story or attached to the characters. All in all I give it a 7/10 - if you're looking for a light read in the isekai genre, it's enjoyable even if it's not deep, and worth a read.

Story: 6/10

With the amount of manga out there having the concept read more
Nov 15, 2018
Hime-han (All reviews)
So when I first started the manga, I though that it was a rather slow paced storyline, and I thought that I would drop it after the first handful of chapters. But as I read further, I really got grasped into the storyline. With interesting characters, a strong storyline, which processes with each chapter, and the overall concept was appealing to me. I would have to say that there were moments, which I was quite surprised about, as I did not expect some of the things that have happened to happen. On the other hand though, I do think that at some points it was read more


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