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Franken Fran

Franken Fran

Alternative Titles

English: Franken Fran
Synonyms: Franken Furan, Phase 20
Japanese: フランケン・ふらん


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 71
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 19, 2006 to Jan 19, 2012
Authors: Kigitsu, Katsuhisa (Story & Art)
Serialization: Champion RED


Score: 7.931 (scored by 9682 users)
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Ranked: #11812
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Popularity: #308
Members: 23,258
Favorites: 1,209
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Deep within Japan's remote regions is the mansion of Dr. Naomitsu Madaraki, a surgeon notorious for his gruesome work. While he is away from home, his artificial daughter Fran takes over the mansion and his grisly surgical practice. With the aid of her violent younger sister Veronica, the human-cat hybrid Okita, and Dr. Madaraki's other macabre creations, Fran deals with the unusual requests of her clients. From tumor removal to reviving the dead, no two jobs are alike, but no job is too difficult—or too dangerous—for the successor to Dr. Madaraki. This eccentric medical prodigy is willing to do anything to save a life, even if her results are seldom pretty.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Included one-shot:
Volume 7: Phase 20


Franken Fran was published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment in 2-in-1 omnibuses from February 16, 2016 to January 17, 2017.

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More reviewsReviews

Mar 10, 2016
jman650 (All reviews)
Review in Haiku: Franken Fran

about artificial girl
who is a surgeon.


Episodic tale
with occasional reference
to prior chapters.

Overarching "plot"
about "Franken Fran"'s father
sometimes, it shows up.

stories are usually OK
Seven out of ten.


It's horror manga
So prepare for lots of gore
And gross visuals.

Art quality's good
Slightly better than average
But nothing too stellar.

Still, this manga's gorn
Is super engrossing, so
Eight points out of ten.


Fran Madaraki
Is adorable and weird
Doesn't quite get things.

She MUST save a life
Regardless of end results
Fates are worse than death.

Her sisters show up
I won't spoil them for you
Eight points out of ten.


I lack any doubts
On the enjoyment of this
Crazy horror tale.

Like watching train wreck;
What's going to go wrong next?
Cannot look away.

Left with read more
Jan 18, 2014
ZeroPhaze (All reviews)
Ok so this is my first review, so bear with improper format or an un-standard review i guess. This is one of the most unique things I have ever read; Franken Fran in short is a twisted, deranged, genius, conceptual, moral questioning work of art.

This manga is currently my favourite manga, but first off before I say the good and why you should read it, here is why you might not want to read it:
It is filled to the brim with an extreme level of gore and horror, and is not for the weak of stomach or mind, and If you are one of read more
May 27, 2014
Kuroganedecimo2 (All reviews)
Manga : Franken Fran

Author : Katsuhisa Kigitsu

After dealing with the war between the 2 goddesses of Nisekoi i.e Onodera and Chitoge,I was tired of the whole thing and decided to go read a manga that I heard of,which firs my liking for gore and insanity and philosophy of life,which was Franken Fran.If this introduction wasn’t good,I’ll get to the point.

The manga deals with the adventures and misadventures of Madaraki Fran,a half-dead girl,who is a doctor that can turn mere mascots into living breathing mascots,human beings into animals and also do surgeries without any concern,whatsoever and the end result might be a dream or a nightmare read more
Nov 17, 2016
M0k0cch1_13 (All reviews)
Franken Fran is honestly one of my all time favourite series, and I am not ashamed to admit tearing up a little when it ended. It's such a unique manga that sticks out from the crowd, partly due to it's absolutely insane premise, but also because of the sheer joy it gave me.

The Story - Each chapter gives you a fresh new story line meaning that it never gets stagnant or feels repetitive. Obviously there will be some chapters that are weaker than others, but I never disliked one or felt bored reading it; I always wanted to keep going!

The Art - The art is read more


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