Mayonaka no Cross Method
"X" Method In The Dead Of Night
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Mayonaka no Cross Method

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Synonyms: Mayonaka no X Method, Mayonaka no X Giten
Japanese: 真夜中のX儀典(クロスメソッド)
English: "X" Method In The Dead Of Night
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 26, 2014 to Nov 26, 2016
Genres: Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Dengeki Maoh
Authors: Yamaguchi, Mikoto (Story), Bareisho (Art)


Score: 7.081 (scored by 29782,978 users)
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Ranked: #73302
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Popularity: #2748
Members: 6,756
Favorites: 46
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Hiroki Kamiya believes that women have it easy. Every day his sister Yui lazes about, playing games and doing absolutely nothing. One night, after Hiroki updates his "Observation Diary," he receives a mysterious message telling him how to become a girl. He dismisses it at first as a scam; however, after an argument with his sister, he follows the instructions to experience the carefree life of a girl. The method allows a person to swap bodies with a stranger—letting someone enter your body while you enter another's.

After spending two hours in a girl's body, Hiroki returns to his own but is met with a shocking sight—Yui's bloody corpse in his arms and a knife clenched in his hands. Who entered his body while he was gone, and why did they murder his sister? Hiroki's first lead is the girl whose body he entered: Mikuni Mikuriya, a famous idol. Desperate for answers, he will do whatever it takes to bring justice to his sister's murderer.

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Apr 5, 2017

This is generally the type of manga you could sift through the whole afternoon with a cup of coffee at hand. After finishing you would mull over, stare at your laptop, and wonder if there's anything better to do with your life because this manga will leave you mentally blank.

Now there's no question that this manga is not pretty (but the cover is!) and while the horror of the murder did not even made me shudder, the whole atmosphere of the manga has this evident darkness that even I ...
Sep 6, 2018
Mixed Feelings
The Manga starts out with an interesting premise and is quite enjoyable to read. The characters are fun to watch and the mystery unfolds nicely. Also the echii is an eye candy and not too overused. You can't expect too much depth regarding the question what might drive humans to exchange bodies but the author at least tries to touch this topic. More than that, it focuses on a game of identifying persons that entered your body. Unfortunately the last few chapters try to force some implausible / cliche twists down your throat. This leaves you with a bitter taste, since the good impression you ...
Nov 22, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I read the whole manga in one sitting due to two reasons, no working today and it really hooks you until the end even though the few last chapters are a little rushed.

Story: 9
The whole body switch it no something new actually, it's been done multiple time but the mystery of the dead sister with that was something new for me at least, the story is very well written and it manages to keep reading at all times, there are some points where I felt it was wasting time repeating past events to other characters but it does not happen very often. The ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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