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Japanese: 彼岸島


Type: Manga
Volumes: 33
Chapters: 330
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 2, 2002 to Jul 12, 2010
Genres: Fantasy Fantasy, Horror Horror
Themes: Gore Gore, Survival Survival, Vampire Vampire
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Matsumoto, Koji (Story & Art)


Score: 6.571 (scored by 13591,359 users)
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Ranked: #140772
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2994
Members: 6,185
Favorites: 33


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When Akira Miyamoto learns that his older brother, Atsushi, is missing, his family begins to fall apart. The family business fails, and his father becomes an alcoholic. His two parents constantly compare Akira to Atsushi. Worse, Akira has a crush on a girl named Yuki, who already has a boyfriend, his friend Ken.

One day, Akira finds a girl unconscious in front of his house. The girl, Rei Aoyama, shows Akira Atsushi's ID card, claiming that Atsushi is alive. Rei explains that Atsushi is trapped on Higanjima Island, said to be inhabited by vampires. Akira invites his friends to help his brother, under the guise of a vacation to celebrate their graduation.

Upon arrival, vampires attack their boat and capture all of them except Rei. However, Akira escapes with his friends before vampires can drain their blood. On the island, he meets with Atsushi, who explains that the vampires are led by Miyabi, another vampire. Trained by Atsushi, Akira and his friends begin the battle against Miyabi and his vampire army in order to escape the island alive.

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Jul 11, 2021
This is the first time I've taken notes reviewing a Manga because of how much I disliked it. THIS WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS AT THE VERY END

First, a review based on the existing categories.

Higanjima has a basic story outline and idea that quickly becomes convoluted and boring, and stereotypical. Around chapter 50-100, somewhere in there, the story quickly stops being a 'Survive vampire island' and turns into...something. I don't know what to call it.
Tropes are used ALL the time, annoying tropes. You'll have characters fighting, deal a major blow, then go 'HEH, this battle isn't over yet!' then the battle continues for more annoying chapters. You'll ...
Jan 21, 2023
Higanjima is an intriguing manga. Not in a good way. I really thought people were being overly critical, there’s no way a manga *that* bad could keep ongoing without getting axed, right? Wrong.

To summarize the nature of Higanjima, it’s a manga that’s wholly dependent on the rule of cool. Yet the author keeps missing the cool check roll most of the time. This results in obviously atrocious storytelling that just keeps being so annoying. Random bullshit keeps happening to delay anything being solved. The plot moves nowhere, only introducing more and more contrivances to divide attention elsewhere. Things are either not explained at all, or ...
Mar 14, 2023
Normally I don't waste time talking about manga, but this time I'll take my time.

First, I need to introduce you to what higanjima is.

Higanjima presents itself as a survival horror story, when a group of characters who are childhood friends are "invited" to an isolated island with the promise that remains to be made is to kill two vampires, but of course there are not two, but two. thousand.
The author has spent A LOT, A LOT of time focusing on the village, the powers of the vampires, and how all the humans here will be powerless, but can they overcome this challenge?

Now, to spoiler zone.

IT'S ...

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