Kenja wa Nemuru: Shinjou Mimei no Houseki Jikenbo
A Wise Man Sleeps
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Kenja wa Nemuru: Shinjou Mimei no Houseki Jikenbo

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Japanese: 賢者は眠る―新城未明の宝石事件簿
English: A Wise Man Sleeps
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 7, 2002 to Aug 28, 2003
Genres: Fantasy Fantasy, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Suspiria
Authors: Takeuchi, Mick (Story & Art)


Score: 6.901 (scored by 335335 users)
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Ranked: #99122
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Popularity: #15093
Members: 853
Favorites: 3
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Miharu is a very good girl, plagued by very bad luck! Her mother has died, leaving her only a single ring to remember her by, and her father's gone bankrupt – leaving her with all of his debts! Intending to sell the ring to pay off those debts and start a new life, Miharu crosses paths with Rintaro, a "jewelry expert" with more facets than the sharpest diamond. Alchemy, mysteries and gems both cursed and stolen all come together in this glittering series of comedy, horror and suspense!

(Source: Go! Comi)


Kenja wa Nemuru: Shinjou Mimei no Houseki Jikenbo was published in English as A Wise Man Sleeps by Go Comi from February 15, 2008 to July 1, 2008.


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Feb 20, 2014
Mixed Feelings
A stones, they have strong spiritual powers that can make you feel good or bad depending on what you need… and in this case, can also curse you to no end. Being a Wiccan (that’s my religion, if you don’t like it, then I don’t care) I use stones to gather powers and to heal people who need it. This manga has something of a similar nature although they go into the alchemist part of the deal and amplify it a million times over.

We start out with a rather interesting young girl who has lost all parental guidance in her life, mother died and father ...
Dec 6, 2010
Story (8): I really liked the plot for this story, although I was rather skeptical at first. It seems like a very familiar scene as Miharu (our young and innocent protagonist) is left with an enormous debt by her dirt-bag father and has no way to pay it back. From there, however, things were surprisingly refreshing. Miharu meets Rintaro, who appears to be a rather spineless and absent-minded young man, and he saves her from the debt. The rest of the story is filled with the two of them solving mysteries surrounding jewels, and often results in Miharu learning more about herself. Oh, I almost ...

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I would recommend you give this a pass
haruka_nazu - Aug 23, 2016
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Apr 24, 2015 1:49 PM
Where to find this?
CookieMunster715 - Nov 26, 2008
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Sep 8, 2009 3:14 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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