Area D: Inou Ryouiki
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Area D: Inou Ryouiki

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Japanese: AREA D 異能領域


Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 137
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 14, 2012 to Jan 20, 2016
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Super Power Super Power
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Yang, Kyung-il (Art), Nanatsuki, Kyoichi (Story)


Score: 7.121 (scored by 80918,091 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #70062
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #951
Members: 19,473
Favorites: 198


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Volumes: /14
Chapters: /137


The "prison survival action" story is set after the sudden emergence of special powers in certain pockets of humanity. To deal with these so-called "Altered," a mysterious remote island prison named "Area D" was built.

(Source: MU)


Area D: Inou Ryouiki has been published in Italian by J-POP since November 24, 2013 and in Spanish by Norma Editorial since 2015.


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Mar 20, 2013
Preliminary (36/137 eps)
If you're looking for a non bias review, this isn't one. For myself, this is exactly the manga I have been searching for. Scouring never ending lists of anime in looking for a mature, esper/super ability, well drawn, high action, takes place in a microcosm (prison,) and has several main characters with interesting abilities kind of manga.
I found all of this in Area D. I shall make some attempt to be objective especially since I am writing this at chapter 36 and feel it's a bit early to rate the story and characters in the middle of their being established.

*Only spoilers is for the actual ...
Apr 29, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Area D was a frustrating experience.

The manga starts well, it introduces the concept of powers clearly and at the same time gives a nice dimension to each character that will be relevant to the story. It adds to a powerful art that delivers exciting moments and already captivates the reader.

The characters are very charismatic and the author manages to tell the story in a way that makes them seem more human and independent instead of just supporting the protagonist. They have a past that carries desire, guilt and makes them have independent actions that add up to the plot. Seriously, it's funny to see a ...
Jul 14, 2019

When you start reading this manga, you'll probably think "Wow, this universe is awesome! There's so much to explore in this world setting! And at this pace, how come the story ends so quickly?".

That I've asked myself many times while reading this, while constantly wondering about the chapter count. I was trying hard not to be dissuaded by my intuition and enjoy the story in spite of what I was worried about, because the art is fantastic and the premise seems interesting.

Here's something: there's not emotional development or insight into the personality of the characters. ...

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