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Japanese: LIVESライブス
English: Lives
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 11
Status: Finished
Published: May 19, 2006 to Apr 19, 2007
Genres: Action Action, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Champion RED
Authors: Taguchi, Masayuki (Story & Art)


Score: 6.441 (scored by 14431,443 users)
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Ranked: #142562
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Popularity: #5524
Members: 2,884
Favorites: 7
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Giant meteors have fallen in the Kantou region!

Creating a hell where man becomes beast and people devour each other! In this cruel world, Shinma Shingo fights for what he believes in so the weak can survive! From the genius that brought you "Battle Royale" comes science fiction survival action!


Lives was partially published in English by Tokyopop, who published the first volume on February 8, 2011, before becoming defunct.


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Sep 10, 2010
Taguchi Masayuki, the author of the hit Battle Royale, takes us into a world of lush, verdant vegetation and........ monsters. Big, Bad, nasty, hungry, monsters. How do we get there? You have to get hit by a meteor.

The story was VERY PROMISING in the beginning. Without spoiling too much, the story is about an alternate world (mainly a rain forest) where humans turn into monsters and eat each other. The main characters are just trying their best to survive.

The story is divided into three separate arcs. The first arc is the "present," where the heroine gets transported into the alternate world and meets the ...
Jun 12, 2012
Afterlife, for the most part when mentioned something like clouds and angel wings, or brimstone and horns comes to mind. "Lives" shows it's own perpective on "afterlife" in a unique and engaging way.

Story: 8/10
The story starts out with the members of an idol group having a dream about meteorites hitting the stage and killing them during their performance. They soon find out that was true, and they were in a strange world with man-eating monsters that try to hunt them down. The last surviving idol is saved by a mysterious beast, who turns out to be human, which is the main character, he then tells ...
Mar 9, 2011
This is one of those good kick ass manga , your always so glad to stumble across.

plenty of fast paced action , drama, awesome awesome art work, good story , decent ( not over the top ) fan service and one hell of a ride for your money.

I am way way impressed with this manga, though to be warned the violence can at times be a bit extreme.Not the worst out there by any means , but not your generic stuff either.This isn't a manga for kiddies. ...


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