Konoyo Ibun
A Strange and Mystifying Story
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Konoyo Ibun

Alternative Titles

English: A Strange and Mystifying Story
Synonyms: Nylon Vinyl, Kami mo Hotoke mo Nai Mono ka, Ishi Kenbunroku
Japanese: この世 異聞


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 28, 2005 to Mar 7, 2013
Genres: FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical, YaoiYaoi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Suzuki, Tsuta (Story & Art)
Serialization: Magazine Be x Boy


Score: 7.501 (scored by 761761 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #6117
Members: 2,069
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In the immediate family of the story's protagonist everyone seems to die early, and other relatives talk about a curse. When soon after his grandfather's death he comes down with an incurable disease, and is overwhelmed by grief and loneliness, in desperation he remembers his grandfather's last words—that somebody was watching over them. He can only find an odd fossil tooth where his grandfather had pointed, but when he picks it up and accidentally gets some of his blood on it, that summons a guardian spirit, who promises to cure him. Maybe he should be pleased, but said guardian has some strange methods for healing.

(Source: MU)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Nylon Vinyl, Kami mo Hotoke mo Nai Mono ka
Volume 2: Ishi Kenbunroku


Konoyo Ibun was partially published in English as A Strange and Mystifying Story by DMP under the Juné imprint who published the first three volumes from June 10, 2008 to September 19, 2011. SuBLime has been republishing the series since November 14, 2017.


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