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Moyashimon

Moyashimon

Alternative Titles

English: Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture
Synonyms: Moyasimon
Japanese: もやしもん

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 159
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 21, 2004 to Jan 22, 2014
Authors: Ishikawa, Masayuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Morning Two

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Score: 7.681 (scored by 770 users)
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Ranked: #23592
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Popularity: #3055
Members: 3,272
Favorites: 47

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Preliminary
Dec 1, 2011
marusamarento (All reviews)
Preliminary
Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture (or Moyasimon as Del Ray chooses to spell it for the North American release) is a slice-of-life manga with a strong informative slant and comedic character-based interactions. The highlight, of course, being the super cute happy microbes who just want to ~brew.

Moyashimon is ongoing, with 11 volumes at present, though only 2 have been translated and released officially and only the first one is floating around the Internet. The first two volumes coincide with the anime.

Despite the "super power" nature of Tadayasu's ability to see and interact with microbes, the manga doesn't dwell on that point and simply follow Sawaki Tadayasu's read more
Mar 7, 2018
somaisbatman (All reviews)
Moyashimon is a manga about fermentation. Sounds weird, right? It’s hard to concisely pitch this manga, which is why I’m going the alternate route and just writing an epic. Moyashimon is a character-driven college slice of life about some students and their professor brewing sake and learning a LOT. Seriously, by finishing this manga, I feel like I’ve absorbed a whole semester’s worth of knowledge on microbes, alcohol, and the sake industry. I wonder if that was the intent and rationale behind the college setting? Anyways, the educational slant of this manga is really cool. The author, Masayuki Ishikawa, clearly knows his stuff and is read more