Rengoku no Karma
Karma of Purgatory
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Rengoku no Karma

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Japanese: 煉獄のカルマ
English: Karma of Purgatory
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 22, 2014 to Aug 20, 2015
Genre: Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Haruba, Negi (Art), Hirose, Shun (Story)


Score: 6.431 (scored by 24522,452 users)
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Ranked: #151072
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Popularity: #2190
Members: 8,122
Favorites: 40

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Tired of being harassed both inside and outside the classroom, Makoto Nanase decides to commit suicide by jumping off his school. However, much to his surprise, he is sent back to the roof from where he jumped, and a strange woman tells him he has died and is in purgatory.

To escape, Makoto has to help the people around him face their own personal problems. Though invisible to others and able to walk through walls, Makoto discovers that he is still able to manipulate objects if his will is strong enough.

Makoto is now forced to embark on a mission to save the same people he tried to leave behind and face the unexpected ways his death affected each of them.

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Nanase, Makoto
Hinata, Akari
Fuwa, Seiya
Kusanagi, Daigo
Yano, Atsuko
Kirisaki, Erika

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Apr 23, 2019
Rengoku no Karma is not a manga for everybody. It deals with the heavy topic of suicide and depression, and acts as a warning against committing suicide.

It's a very sad story, and given the premise of infinitely looping to save people, you'll see quite a few people end up in bad ends, all thanks to the main character committing suicide.
This story is great. The High Schooler arc is almost perfect, aside from one small detail I'll save for later.

Now, you may have just noticed I called it an arc. Well, that is because there is a followup to it, covering what I presume to ...
Nov 2, 2022
For starters I don't usually write reviews about manga nor read reviews. This story has a spot in my heart because of the themes it tackles that are close to my personal experience.

Im just going to talk about Vol. 5 Cover for this review because it displays the MC with a girl (introduce later in the manga) laughing. It's simple but as you go through volumes 1-4 you start to understand why its unsettling and how depending on how you interpret it can show you two different sides of what the story conveys.

To a degree the MC is a punished hero.... now hear me ...

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Where is chapter 38?
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