The Deep Sea of Madness
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English: The Deep Sea of Madness
Synonyms: Rokusen
Japanese: 6000―ロクセン―


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 30, 2010 to Jul 30, 2012
Genres: MysteryMystery, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Koike, Nokuto (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Birz


Score: 6.371 (scored by 25862,586 users)
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Ranked: #133022
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Popularity: #2535
Members: 5,645
Favorites: 16
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"Here be monsters," this expression has always been used to speak of the ocean—a dark, impenetrable world that can only conceal unimaginable horrors that the human can't see... often not until it is too late. A series of unexplained accidents happen at a submarine platform 6,000 meters beneath the surface and, in response, a group of scientists and cadres are sent to investigate. Before long, the members of the party start to get haunted by horrifying, elusive visions... and the rash of brutal deaths once again resumes. Is it just a collection of freak accidents and hallucinations caused by sheer paranoia, the claustrophobic environment and dysbarism... or is there really something more lurking in this abyssal station?

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6000 was published in Italian as 6000 Rokusen - Gli abissi della follia by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint from June 15, 2013 to May 10, 2014.


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Mar 16, 2016
Kurobancho (All reviews)
It was a disappointment. Maybe the version I read was poorly translated or it was just poorly written. It hard a hard time getting points across to me, both artistically and dialogue wise. The art is solid but the flow of and the sequences were crappy. I had no idea what was happening most of the time.
Story wise, I am really really let down. It takes place in a facility 6000m underwater where a mysterious massacre occurred! You can play around with so many types of fears! The deep, dark ocean itself scares me personally, nightmare deep sea creatures, claustrophobia(Come on, you can imagine read more
Jan 29, 2018
waistofthyme (All reviews)
Basically it's Event Horizon 6,000 meters below the sea.

Amazing artwork that plays with shadow to create truly eerie and horrifying images. Even the scenes where nothing is happening have an overwhelming sense of isolation and dread thanks to the art.

I don't know if the mangaka is a naval structure otaku or a undersea engineer but the depictions of the underwater facility where extremely detailed. The research center felt like a real place which added to the horror. You really get a feel for the sprawling complex that they're trapped in.

The plot uses interesting influences from Aztec religion which I've never seen in read more
Nov 20, 2017
nadaci901 (All reviews)
Art - 9 - Everything is quite well drawn. I have no complaints.

Character - 7 - I'm pretty easy to please as far as character development goes, but I often had trouble telling characters apart

Story - 8 - Now this is where things get difficult. I think that the story presented here is a solid 8; it was very good. However, it was incredibly poorly executed and hard to follow. There are so many instances where the reader is presented images with no context. I can't tell if the author is neglecting to include critical information where it matters, or if they are failing to read more
Apr 23, 2019
Oixo (All reviews)
6000 with an intriguing title and cover many people will see something interesting til they see the score and reviews. While having a setting that many can get behind, 6000 suffers from terrible pacing, lackluster characters, and an f-you author ending. The main redeeming factor comes from the art where the artist does a great job of manga's limited colors of black and white to create an atmosphere centered around lighting that makes this quick read at least nice to look at if you find a good source.

Overall, 6000 has plenty of problems while looking good. It's a short 22 chapters so it's entirely up read more

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