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Bokutachi no Ikita Riyuu

Bokutachi no Ikita Riyuu

Alternative Titles

English: Our Reason for Living
Japanese: 僕たちの生きた理由


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 69
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 26, 2017
Authors: Watanabe, Kazuyuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Box


Score: 6.011 (scored by 543 users)
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Ranked: #160852
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Popularity: #6576
Members: 1,412
Favorites: 4
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"I don't want it to end..." Akira had made up his mind to confess his feelings to Himeno, the girl he liked, on the day they graduated elementary school. But what was waiting for him in the classroom was Himeno like he had never seen her before! Before they knew it, Akira and his classmates were trapped inside the school, unable to escape. Who was doing this, and why? Mysterious forces close in on the 11 fearful children, as if to laugh at them. This is the story of a harsh fate that awaits them. Does a hopeful future await them, or an ending filled with despair...?

(Source: Manga Box)


Bokutachi no Ikita Riyuu was simultaneously published in Japanese, Chinese and English (as Our Reason for Living) through DeNA's Manga Box app.


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Jun 21, 2017
Dante0000 (All reviews)
Bokutachi no Ikita Riyuu is a hard one to review because I have a personal attachment to it, I was one of the few people actively reading it towards its run so I may be a little harder on it than most but I still feel this review needs to be made.

Story (4): The story is honestly abysmal it has a decent concept but eventually devolves into hide and seek with a monster, plot points are outright dropped before they have to be explained and characters always seem to actively not know what's going on even when it's obvious

Art (7): The artwork is very nice read more
Feb 9, 2016
Savage_ (All reviews)
A psychological horror type manga directed more towards kids than adults (as I'm sure you can pick up from the dialogue in the first chapter)

Middle school graduation day, boy goes to tell girl his true feelings, ends up waking up locked in his school with 11 other classmates, and the plot begins from there. I've watched/red plenty of students trapped in the school types, but this ones got just enough creativity to the plot to make it unique.
The arts lovely, all the students are well drawn and have their own distinct design, instead of being the generic character types were all so used to (except read more
Mar 29, 2017
BrainpanSonata (All reviews)
As a diehard horror manga fan, I felt optimistic when I started this manga but quickly became disappointed. What could have been a good story with interesting monsters is diminished by characters that read like a list of high school tropes and a story where the twists aren't all that surprising. I repeatedly kept going back to it with the dwindling expectation for something to come out of left field and suddenly change my mind about the series, but that never happened. I ended up dropping it because I eventually couldn't force myself to keep reading. If I had to compare it to a read more
Feb 5, 2016
DawnYamada (All reviews)
A group of people wakes up and finds themselves trapped in school, very original,
I haven't finished reading all of it since it hasn't been translated, so my opinion might change,

The story is pretty good, twists and all that, the pace of it is nice, but it's getting old, if this gets more twisty on chapter 4...ugh
Art is awesome, clean and well thought
Everyone seems to have horror character personality, also, they're only like 12-13, the romance theme is a little to much, one of the character keeps punching the MC, that was over the top,
The monster was creepy, I enjoyed it very much, some of their read more


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