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+Anima

+Anima

Alternative Titles

English: +Anima
Synonyms: Plus Anima, Parallel +Anima
Japanese: +ANIMA

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 59
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 27, 1999 to Jan 27, 2005
Authors: Mukai, Natsumi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Comic Gao!

Statistics

Score: 7.791 (scored by 7823 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #15652
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #329
Members: 13,815
Favorites: 813
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Ranked #1565Popularity #329Members 13,815
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /59

Synopsis

Beings who possess animal-like powers walk among humans in this alternate universe. These mysterious mutants, the +Anima, are shunned by society. Four outcasts in particular—Cooro, a boy with crow-like powers; Husky, a fish-boy; Senri, a bear +Anima; and a girl named Nana, who wields the power of the bat—search for others like themselves while trying to gain acceptance in a world cruel to anyone or anything that is different.

(Source: Tokyopop)

Background

+Anima was published in English by Tokyopop from May 9, 2006 to December 9, 2008.

Characters

Cooro
Cooro
Main
Senri
Senri
Main
Husky
Husky
Main
Alba, Nana
Alba, Nana
Main
Pinion
Pinion
Supporting
Rose
Rose
Supporting
Riiya
Riiya
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Keilis
Mar 1, 2010
Ahh, +Anima. Half the readers probably stumbled upon this manga because its name is, alphabetically, one of the first to appear on a manga-hosting website.The other half probably just liked the word "anima" because it sounded pretty. Despite what coincidental "methods" we readers used to find it, +Anima was far from something meagerly amusing, and in fact, was engrossingly endearing in its own right. You can tell a professional storyteller from an amateur one, and Natsumi Mukai is by far the former. A story that's able to be told with stunning and consistent aesthetics, married with heartwarming character development and engaging subplots is difficult to read more
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ManU-Alchemist
Jun 19, 2008
First of all +Anima is a great manga for anybody that loves great artwork and awesome characters. It isn't for everyone becouse there isn't a lot to the story and there isn't a lot of action.

Story: The story received a 7/10 because it wasn't all that special. The four main characters,Cooro, Husky, Senri, and Nana, walk around the world of +Anima in search of a true home. This doesn't sound all that special but it is because on their travels they encounter villains and friends alike, as well as other +Anima which makes the story a little more interesting.

Art: This is what I think read more
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mideoyo
Apr 23, 2008
I'm very picky when it comes to manga, but this one just drew me right in!

I picked it up just to fill in the slack between Naruto and D.Gray-man updates and just piled right through all that has been posted (up to chapter 41 on the site).

It's amazing, the artwork and the stories. One by one you're drawn in by the characters and kept wondering about them. The manga adds twists and turns, giving you something else to wonder about on top of what already has you wanting to read it. Along with the beautiful pictures and the short clips explaining why Senri has no read more
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Narabinaki
Nov 21, 2007
I'm very surprised there isn't already a review for +anima.

+Anima is a very unique manga in it's storyline and characters. Although +anima doesn't have a set storyling except for the characters exploring new places and meeting acquaintances, it is still very enjoyable.

The characters are very well developed. Frequently at the end of a volume, Natsumi Mukai will often have a page or two describing the characters. As you progress in the manga, you'll notice that the characters become more and more developed with traits that make them unique.

I really loved this manga for it's great art, wonderful characters, and it was very enjoyable. read more
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