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Hoozuki no Shima

Hoozuki no Shima

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Synonyms: Hohzuki Island, The Island of Hoozuki, Togabito, Criminal
Japanese: 鬼燈の島 -ホオズキノシマ-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 30
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 21, 2007 to Jul 3, 2009
Authors: Sanbe, Kei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Gangan


Score: 7.231 (scored by 2922 users)
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Ranked: #61342
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Popularity: #1010
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Volumes: /4
Chapters: /30


Two children are sent to live on a basically deserted island—deserted except for a few other kids and teachers. Suzuhara Kokoro and his blind little sister Yume find that all is not as it seems as they learn more from the other kids and see the actions of their teachers.

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Togabito (Criminal)


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Jul 7, 2010
This is my third review, but I'm still not very good at it. But this series is good enough to deserve a review so...

Story: I liked it. It was pretty good, reminded me rather of Shutter Island actually. But the problem was, just like in Shutter Island, I figured out the ending a few chapters in, which ruined it for me. The twists and turns weren't as dark or scary as I expected, which was upsetting. But then again it takes a lot to make me flinch. A little random ecchi-ness, which was strange and out of place, but other than that it was read more
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Mar 28, 2014

I found the concept of this story to be very interesting, and it had me hooked from the very beginning. I liked how they talked about by what means they must use to survive, and how they explained everything very logically. I didn't like how I couldn't figure out the ending though, but that's not the story's fault. If anything it makes the story great!

I liked the art for the most part, though most of the characters look like they're from Boku Dake ga Inai Machi for some reason. Even so I really liked how everything was drawn. But I felt some of the drawing's read more
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