Boogiepop wa Warawanai
Boogiepop Doesn't Laugh
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Boogiepop wa Warawanai

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English: Boogiepop Doesn't Laugh
Synonyms: Boogiepop Never Laughs, Boogiepop and Others
Japanese: ブギーポップは笑わない


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 7, 1999 to Jun 18, 2002
Genres: MysteryMystery, DramaDrama, SchoolSchool, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Kadono, Kouhei (Story), Ogata, Kouji (Art)
Serialization: Dengeki hp


Score: 7.221 (scored by 780780 users)
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Ranked: #57092
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Popularity: #4786
Members: 2,204
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The story takes place in an unnamed Japanese city, and follows five students at Shinyo Academy as they try to piece together the puzzle of a new drug and recent disappearances among the student populace. While the teachers believe them to only be runaways, the female students whisper among themselves about the urban legend Boogiepop, who is said to be a shinigami.

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Boogiepop wa Warawanai was published in English as Boogiepop Doesn't Laugh by Seven Seas Entertainment on April 26 and July 15, 2006, respectively. The series was released digitally by the same publisher on October 25, 2017.

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Dec 28, 2019
_Kuma_ (All reviews)
(Note that I have not read the LN) Boogiepop Phantom is a very interesting piece of entertainment as there are 3 ways to enjoy it be it by Light Novel, Anime, or Manga (which is what I am reviewing) But this may be a common thing to most other anime with an anime, manga, LN, etc. Each version of Boogiepop is radically different from each other in the sense of tone, style, and pacing.

Story: (7)

The story is similar to the 2019 show except it is a bit slower in pace but that helps flesh out things anyway. The story starts in an archaic tone read more


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