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Kaijuu no Kodomo

Kaijuu no Kodomo

Alternative Titles

English: Children of the Sea
Synonyms: The Sea Monster's Children
Japanese: 海獣の子供

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 24, 2005 to Sep 24, 2011
Authors: Igarashi, Daisuke (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ikki

Statistics

Score: 8.051 (scored by 614 users)
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Ranked: #7812
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Popularity: #2716
Members: 2,460
Favorites: 84
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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /43

Synopsis

One summer vacation, Ruka meets two boys, "Umi" and "Sora," whose upbringing contains strange and wonderful secrets. Drawn to their beautiful swimming, almost more like flying, Ruka and the adults who know them are intertwined in a complex mesh...

Meanwhile, an unexplained anomaly is occurring all over the world: fish are disappearing. Thus begins a marine adventure of boys and girls to captivate all the senses!

Background

Kaijuu no Kodomo was published in English as Children of the Sea by VIZ Media under the SigIkki imprint from July 21, 2009 to June 18, 2013.

Characters

Sora
Sora
Main
Umi
Umi
Main
Ruka
Ruka
Main
Anglade
Anglade
Supporting
Azumi, Kanako
Azumi, Kanako
Supporting
Azumi, Masaaki
Azumi, Masaaki
Supporting
Cusack, Jim
Cusack, Jim
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Aris18
Nov 2, 2010
I was stunned at the lack of reviews for this manga and, as a result, I wrote my own. To sum up my opinion of 'Children of the Sea' in one sentence: It is one of the best mangas I have ever read. Ever. And that's saying something.

The manga is about a girl named Ruka, a girl who's better at using her fists to explain herself rather then her mouth. The result? She's kicked off the school handball team. In an attempt to run away from everything, she goes on a short trip to Tokyo and tries to find the ocean. There she meets read more
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NoraVanguard
Oct 1, 2016
First thing first the art for the character is can be crude at times. But after reading it for a while, you get suck in to the character designs. And not to mention the beautiful art for the ocean and sea creatures! The story is not for everyone because it takes detours for shot side-story's, so it can talk about the mystery's of the sea. The story is also these leave it up to the reader to decide.

It's defiantly not a story for these with weak stomachs it talks about human biology in great details like showing humans organs in a diagram.
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