Kagerou Daze
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Kagerou Daze

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English: Kagerou Daze
Synonyms: Kagerou Days, Heat-Haze Days
Japanese: カゲロウデイズ


Type: Novel
Volumes: 8
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: May 30, 2012 to Dec 29, 2017
Genres: ComedyComedy, MagicMagic, Sci-FiSci-Fi, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Authors: Jin (Story), Sidu (Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.141 (scored by 19261,926 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4572
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1237
Members: 9,255
Favorites: 1,063
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Shintarou Kisaragi's life as a shut-in would have been perfect if not for the cyber girl Ene, who lives in his computer. Upbeat and cheerful, she enjoys playing pranks, in complete contrast to his own apathy. It is due to Ene's daily antics that his keyboard breaks. The dread of not having the use of his computer is too much to bear, and he sets out to replace his keyboard.

And so, in the dead heat of summer, Shintarou leaves his room for the first time in two years. However, this simple shopping trip takes a turn for the worse when the department store is threatened by a group of terrorists, and he is taken hostage along with the other shoppers. Tied up in this crisis, he meets the "Mekakushi-dan," an enigmatic group of teenagers with red eyes and strange powers. Seemingly brought together by chance, Shintarou must save the department store with their help. But the fates of these teenagers are more intertwined than they seem, and they are left to wonder whether their meeting was more than mere coincidence.

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Kagerou Daze has been published in English by Yen Press under the Yen On imprint since May 26, 2015.

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Apr 20, 2015
rowhan (All reviews)
[UPDATED] At the time of this review, I've read the all 8 volumes of Kagerou Daze.

STORY: 9/10
The story of Kagerou Daze is a strange and weird one. It is told in a nonlinear way, switching from the past to present frequently. The main story takes place on August 14th and 15th, though goes past this as the story progresses, and is about strange eye powers that reside in the main characters, the Kagerou Daze, and different timelines.

Kagerou Daze is a route of Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)'s Kagerou Project, and is technically a sequel to the songs and manga according to him. Despite this, read more

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