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Saiteihen no Otoko

Saiteihen no Otoko

Alternative Titles

English: Scumbag Loser
Japanese: 最底辺の男 -Scumbag Loser-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 22, 2011 to Dec 22, 2012
Authors: Yamaguchi, Mikoto (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gangan Joker


Score: 6.741 (scored by 1775 users)
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Ranked: #110072
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Popularity: #1618
Members: 3,948
Favorites: 44
Ranked #11007Popularity #1618Members 3,948
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /15


Murai Masahiko (16) has a fetish for the smell lingering around a scumbag in his class. One day, a beautiful girl named Mizusawa Haruka transfers into his class, but when they start dating he spills the truth: "Mizusawa Haruka died 5 years ago..."

Who the hell is she!? What are her intentions!? The heart pounding suspense horror Scumbag Loser begins!

(Source: Batoto)


Saiteihen no Otoko has been licensed in English as Scumbag Loser by Yen Press. The publisher plans to release the series in a complete omnibus on November 29, 2016. Ki-oon published the series in French from September 12, 2013 to March 20, 2014.


Murai, Masahiko
Murai, Masahiko
Mizusawa, Haruka
Mizusawa, Haruka

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Feb 9, 2014
**I have already finished reading this manga**

First off, if you are just looking for a happy-go-around romance/slice of life manga, stay the fuck away from this one. Saiteihen no Otoko is noticeably different from the majority of other manga because it actually tries* to be a true horror story, with very messed up contents that might just appeal to horror thriller fans. This is quite rarely seen in the medium of manga and anime.

For something that is only 3 volumes long, there are a tons of narrative contents told. The pages are filled with twists and turns, leaving readers on the edge of their seats. read more
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Nov 8, 2015
Heavy Spoilers:

Saitehen no Otoko a.k.a as Scumbag Loser is a classic example of a story that had potential to be very good, but unfortunately it never was able to maximize that potential due to various flaws.

Saiteihen no Otoko starts off very mysterious, its premise is interesting and original. The story starts with our main character Murai Masahiko, Masahiko has the strange ability to notice odours and smells of various people. One day a girl he knew as kid transfers to his school, however her scent isn't the same.

Masahiko feeling suspicious decides to question this girl(Haruka) and is able to successfully identify her as a " read more
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May 19, 2016
I found this manga unique and enjoyable and I believe it deserves more recognition.
The plot hooked me in from the beginning and kept me on the edge of my seat until the very last page. The manga does an excellent job of being super creepy and suspenseful. It's about a guy who comes into contact with a girl who is supposed to be dead.

The protagonist is an intriguing person. If you enjoy stories where the main character isn't a good person, I'd highly recommend this. He's a loser who constantly looks down on other people in a desperate attempt to feel better about himself. read more
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Jan 16, 2016
At the time of writing this review (which I don't do that many of unless the work holds a special place in my heart), I have just finished Saiteihen no Otoko (Scumbag Loser), a manga that will stick with me until the end of time.

When I first heard about this manga, I was pretty interested in the story, so I read the first chapter (after finishing the School Days manga), and from that point on, I was hooked, and all the plot twists and turns made for a great story, so for Story, I give it a 10/10.

The read more
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