Monochrome Factor
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Monochrome Factor

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Japanese: モノクローム・ファクター
English: Monochrome Factor
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 65
Status: Finished
Published: 2004 to Jun 15, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Comic Blade Masamune
Authors: Sorano, Kairi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.561 (scored by 21842,184 users)
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Ranked: #24992
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Popularity: #3367
Members: 6,214
Favorites: 126


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Volumes: /11
Chapters: /65


Akira Nikaidou is a typical slacker high school student who thinks he has a normal life until a mysterious man called Shirogane appears and tells him to meet him at the school that night. He is skeptical but goes anyway...and gets attacked by a shadow monster! Shirogane convinces him that the balance between the human world and the shadow world has been distorted, and that Akira must become a shin, a creature of the shadow world, in order to help restore the balance.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Monochrome Factor was published in English by Tokyopop, who printed the first four volumes from January 8 to December 1, 2008, before dropping the license and becoming default.


Wagatsuma, Shuuichi


Sep 16, 2009
Preliminary (Unknown/65 eps)
Overall: 10!
Read this manga.

Character: 9
Reminds me a lot of naruto, or atleast with the characters.
You have Shurogane (kakashi), Homurabi (orochimaru), Akira (sasuke), Aya (sakura), and Kengo (naruto). The characters seem a bit shallow and stereotyped, without the amount of in-depth experience I would expect from something like.....Pandora Hearts, for instance.

Story: 9
Original, but it skips a bit, with minimal backstory and lack of emphasis.


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Poll: Monochrome Factor Chapter 65 Discussion
Lunar191 - Sep 10, 2011
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Poll: Monochrome Factor Chapter 64 Discussion
Lunar191 - Sep 10, 2011
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Aug 21, 2014 11:18 AM
Much better than the anime
Kiraly - Aug 4, 2009
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Poll: Monochrome Factor Chapter 56 Discussion
NEKO-est - Oct 20, 2010
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