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Synonyms: Bird Men
Japanese: BIRDMEN


Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 80
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 17, 2013 to Feb 5, 2020
Genres: ActionAction, ShounenShounen, Super PowerSuper Power, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Tanabe, Yellow (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.641 (scored by 16101,610 users)
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Ranked: #17882
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Popularity: #1991
Members: 6,038
Favorites: 124
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Eishi Karasuma is a loner with a monotone life and his only friend is Mikisada Kamoda. One day they venture together while skipping class and they meet Tsubame, a very energetic girl, and Rei Sagisawa, a pretty boy that attends the same middle school. On their way back to school a sudden event happens. A mysterious boy with wings will come to help.

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May 28, 2015
Kitsoa (All reviews)
I hate pushing excessive praise especially this early in a manga's life, but with Tanabe Yellow's Birdmen I feel safe to declare this an outstanding work. A story after my own heart, Birdmen explores the nuance of the typically coming-of-age, call-to-action hero stories with a unique sense of characterization, pacing, and tone. It's a story that reads like a book, careful in the narrative climb and intensely detail oriented. From the poignant reaction panels to the excessive walls of text in a character's thoughts, Tanabe-sensei spares no expense in making this story speak beyond its contemporaries' status as superficial entertainment.

The characters are by read more
Jan 2, 2020
cherryk00 (All reviews)
gave everything 10/10 because fk it . this is my favorite manga ever, yellow tanabe has my heart ...

came here for the amazing art, stayed for it too but also for the characters, the plot, the feeling. im so in love with this manga i could reread this forever lol

for me, the most adored thing about birdmen must be the characters.. theyre so unique and fun ! i love the relationship dynamics tanabe builds around them. also love the way readers perception of a character does a complete 180 overtime like .. its amazing. my favorite case of this is takayama but i suggest read more
Apr 16, 2016
MrBassic (All reviews)
All I can say about this series, is that the characters are very well thought out and do not strictly adhere to any cliche character type, and I love how the different characters interact with each other as the story unfolds. What's more is how Tanabe uses humour to great effect without losing the tension of the overall conflict in the story.
The actual pacing of the storytelling has been very even and always gives enough information to move the plot but always leaves some suspense. Thought there is inevitably going to be a large conflict at some point, the story does a great job of read more
Dec 14, 2018
2amchai (All reviews)
~ The story is alright, it's your typical 'mutants fight against their creator(s)' deal, but with an 'interesting' twist of naming every mutant sect after a biblical character. . . don't expect anything groundbreaking there.

+ The concept of a birdman is /very/ cool, who doesn't want a sexy black bodysuit & sick wings to fly around with?

- The author does NOT have a good grasp of how to write characters ( especially not women, lord I swear the female "lead" here only exists to be a girl ((e.g. for the male lead to fall in love with and have man angst over) ) but read more

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