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Synonyms: Number Six, Number 6
Japanese: NO.6 (ナンバー・シックス)


Type: Novel
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 10, 2003 to Jun 14, 2011
Authors: Asano, Atsuko (Story)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.581 (scored by 3785 users)
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Ranked: #1092
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Popularity: #626
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The year is 2013 in the city of No. 6, the city that embodies the highest ideals of humankind. Shion has been raised here as a high-ranking elite since the age of two, but on the night of his twelfth birthday his fate is turned upside-down when he meets a boy who calls himself Nezumi.

"Why did I open the window that night? If I had not, I'd never have needed to know what it is like to fight, starve, or suffer in anguish...."

(Source: Nostalgia on 9th Avenue)


No.6 has been published in Brazil by NewPOP since July 2015.

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Aug 31, 2013
RubberSoul (All reviews)
This is my first review, but I felt entailed to write a review as there is none and this novel was really spectacular in many aspects. I will start off with a warning - if you are not open-minded of male on male relationships then don't read this. This novel may not be hardcore yaoi but it contains shounen-ai scenes that may not be tolerable for tight-laced male on female enthusiasts.

Story: I will not write a summary as there is already one provided for you on this website. I rated the story a 10. I am not a hardcore sci-fi fan so I am read more
Dec 26, 2015
AnotherFreeSoul (All reviews)
No.6 is one of my favorite books series.

Story - 10

In the "future" of 2013, after a huge war, most of the people around the world live in what they call city states.

Our main character, Shion, is an elite in the city of no.6, and after saving a stranger (Nezumi), he is stripped of his position as an elite, because the boy that he saved was actually pursued by the authorities of the city.

Several years latter, he gets again in trouble and he is sent to the correctional facility of the city, but Nezumi rescues Shion before he is sent there. Now Shion will discover read more


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