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Kakutoshi no Yume

Kakutoshi no Yume

Alternative Titles

English: Hallucination from the Womb
Synonyms: Dreams from Shell City
Japanese: 殻都市の夢


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 6, 2003 to Sep 6, 2005
Authors: Kitoh, Mohiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Erotics F


Score: 7.311 (scored by 630 users)
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Ranked: #52832
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Popularity: #5099
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In his second collection of short stories, Mohiro Kitoh recounts the tragic fates of people living in a half-futuristic, half-fantasy city whose inexorable structural decay seems to be mirrored in its citizens hearts.

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Sep 4, 2015
The loneliness and longing of humans is often portrayed and caused through society. In Kakutoshi no Yume the desolation of the people is caused by the city's decay, while at the same time representing it; this is done through the characters and mature themes treated in this manga.

The story of Kakutoshi no Yume focuses on the daily life of people in the slowly structural decaying city. The story of the manga is episodic, treating different subjects such as loneliness, love, longing, or just the encounters and interactions with different people, be it beggars or people from the underground. The narrative seems vague at times, which read more
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Nov 4, 2009
It is difficult to understand what we want in this world, and in turn, what this world wants from us. We never realize that sometimes, our own insecurities can sometimes influence the world we inhabit. Hallucination From The Womb is a manga that tackles the maze of human wanting, it sheds light on the basic human principles of longing while at the same time, illustrating how what you want can hurt what you can't see.

Story: Hallucination From the Womb breaks its story down into smaller vignettes. Stories of people and their everyday lives with small changes. The stories are all different in their own ways, read more
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May 8, 2016
With a title like Hallucination from the Womb, you know you are in for a strange experience. Like a siren from ancient myths, it will grab your attention, and then probably drown your brain-cells if you get too close to it. Similar to modern art, some stories appeal to readers by asking them to insert their own interpretation. If you love to immerse yourself and analyze the details of a story, then this manga might just be for you.

The reader will be treated to several fascinating short stories involving the citizens of Shell City, a futuristic yet decaying setting. Undead will rise, children will be read more
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