What would you like to edit?


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ハカイジュウ
English: Creature!
More titles


Type: Manga
Volumes: 21
Chapters: 82
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 6, 2010 to Jun 6, 2017
Genres: Action Action, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery
Themes: Gore Gore, Survival Survival
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Honda, Shingo (Story & Art)


Score: 6.721 (scored by 34043,404 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #117412
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1088
Members: 14,761
Favorites: 88

External Links

Ranked #11741Popularity #1088Members 14,761
Add to List
Volumes: /21
Chapters: /82
* Your list is public by default.
Available on Manga Store
Volume 1


With the upcoming inter high basketball tournament coming up, Akira Takashiro and Eiji Kudou declared a competition: whoever scores more points in the tournament will confess to Miku Aizawa, the girl they both have had a crush since childhood. However, just as the rivalry was to be resolved, an earthquake knocks Akira out. When he wakes up, he finds hideous monsters swarming his school, leaving tons of corpses and blood on the ground...

Where is Eiji? What is happening? And why? As he moves on, shocking revelations will be unveiled, and maybe there's something deeper that the government is hiding.


Hakaijuu was published digitally in English as Creature! by Media Do International/Akita Publishing from September 18, 2018 to April 7, 2020.

Related Manga


Kudou, Eiji

More reviewsReviews

Mar 19, 2018

First off, to give you a quick summary, I pretty much enjoy this manga overall, but definitely not the opening. Right from the first chapter, you can see it doesn’t have a good hook. Things even slowed down for the next 3 or 4 chapters, but I believe this buildup is necessary for the story to take off later. If you stick to around 25 chapters and you still don't like it, I say drop it. My overall enjoyment: 8.8/10 (Fun read). Re-reading value: 6/10. (Suspense is what keeps this manga good, by re-reading you've known all the details). Anyway, ...
Feb 5, 2022
Is it really that hard to make a manga about humanity fighting against monsters and then actually keep it being about humanity fighting against monsters?

Look, I understand how tempting it is to go the “humans bad too” route. Betrayals, deranged individuals, abuse of authority, abuse of strength, government being useless and perfectly okay with sacrificing common citizens, I’m not saying it’s not realistic, I’m saying it’s boring to get this very shallow take when you could instead get cool monster fights. Is it too much to ask for to have a story about an alien threat and the focus not being on infighting between humans? ...
Mar 8, 2021

What makes films like "Godzilla" so interesting to millions of people worldwide, enough to make it a billion-dollar franchise? And what do the 3 (not counting Godzilla vs. Kong which is looking to be pretty goddamn terrible) American adaptations of the series lack that causes fans to revile them so much? The answer is simple; people come for the spectacle, not the human element. The original 1954 is regarded as a masterpiece for its haunting interpretation of the harm nuclear warfare has caused to the planet, with the titular kaiju an extension of the people of Japans' fears coming off ...

Interest Stacks

20 Entries · 27 Restacks
50 Entries · 14 Restacks
39 Entries · 6 Restacks


Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for April Week 1: April 7 - 13 Anime Releases After War Gundam X Collection 1 Blu-ray Animegataris Complete Co...read more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for March

North American Anime & Manga Releases for March

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for March Week 1: March 3 - 9 Anime Releases Aria The Animation Complete Collection Blu-ray Black Clover Seaso...read more

Recent Forum Discussion

Where can I read chapter 75 to the end?
HooligansPotatoe - May 27, 2021
4 replies by HooligansPotatoe »»
Jul 31, 9:49 AM
Poll: Hakaijuu Chapter 18 Discussion
Stark700 - Jun 28, 2016
1 replies by Foreign_Cookies »»
Dec 24, 2020 8:41 AM
Poll: Hakaijuu Chapter 45 Discussion
Punkero - Oct 18, 2019
0 replies by Punkero »»
Oct 18, 2019 5:57 AM
Poll: Hakaijuu Chapter 41 Discussion
Punkero - Oct 16, 2019
0 replies by Punkero »»
Oct 16, 2019 7:47 AM
Poll: Hakaijuu Chapter 36 Discussion
Punkero - Oct 15, 2019
0 replies by Punkero »»
Oct 15, 2019 7:02 AM

Recent Featured Articles

Halloween Manga Recommendations

Halloween Manga Recommendations

Check out these titles to get into the spooky spirit in preparation for Halloween!

by MAL_editing_team