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Rengoku no Karma

Rengoku no Karma

Alternative Titles

English: Karma of Purgatory
Japanese: 煉獄のカルマ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 22, 2014 to Aug 20, 2015
Authors: Haruba, Negi (Art), Hirose, Shun (Story)

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Score: 7.281 (scored by 626 users)
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Ranked: #58232
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Popularity: #3045
Members: 2,552
Favorites: 17
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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /40
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Synopsis

Makoto does not have it easy. He gets bullied in School and has problems with his father due to skipping School.

His outlook on life brightens when Kirisaki, a girl in his class, compliments his drawing skills. A while later he sees her getting harassed by the ringleader of his bullies. He decides to intervene, but is cut short by the revelation that she is the ringleaders girlfriend who incited the bullying in the first place.

Depressed by his situation Makoto decides to kill himself. He lands in purgatory, neither Heaven nor Hell with the mission to save the lives of six people, whose life will be negatively affected by his suicide...

His father, his bullies and Kirisaki.

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Characters

Shinigami
Main
Nanase, Makoto
Main
Santa
Supporting
Fuwa, Seiya
Supporting
Kusanagi, Daigo
Supporting
Yano, Atsuko
Supporting
Hinata, Akari
Supporting
Kirisaki, Erika
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Jun 8, 2015
MangaGreat (All reviews)
Preliminary
What an interesting manga.

I’ve read a lot of manga that deals with revenge and bullying. Needless to say, suicide is a frequently discussed topic within those manga. However, it’s rare to see a manga that delves into the effects of a suicide on a victim’s surroundings.

Rengoku no Karma does exactly that. It actually shows a suicide, but then it goes on to show the unexpected consequences of that suicide in relation to those around the victim.

The manga deals with the subject decently enough, though at times it doesn’t explain things thoroughly. For example, why does the manga specifically say six people are affected? I had read more
May 10, 2017
nonbinaryshinji (All reviews)
Preliminary
Suicide is a topic that, while included in narrative quite often, is not often the focus. Those few times when it is, more often than not, the story follows the character in the events leading up to their suicide rather than what happens to the character after. And honestly, most of the time when the focus IS on what happens after the suicide, it is not well done. This is one of those cases.

To be fair, this manga is actually quite interesting. The events that the protagonist goes through in his own little Purgatory are surprising and at times exciting and it does a read more

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