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Yamikin Ushijima-kun

Yamikin Ushijima-kun

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Ushijima the Loan Shark
Japanese: 闇金ウシジマくん


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 10, 2004 to ?
Authors: Manabe, Shohei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits


Score: 7.531 (scored by 488 users)
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Ranked: #34562
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2888
Members: 3,289
Favorites: 32
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In recent years, Japan has become the shining light of Asia—with its noteworthy achievements in the fields of Science and Technology, Medicine and the like. But while there are a great number of rich and successful Japanese people, there are even more who are engaged in a furious struggle simply to earn their day-to-day living expenses... all the while battling with dangerous and money-consuming addictions such as gambling and alcoholism.

What will these people do when they require the cash to feed the never-ending desires that are part and parcel of being human? How miserable and dangerous might their lives become if they fall into the fearful traps that are set by black market money-lenders with the sole purpose of ensnaring such weak-willed individuals?

Read and find out!

(Source: Easy Going Scans)


In 2011, Yamikin Ushijima-kun won the 56th Shogakukan Manga Award in the general category (shared with Uchuu Kyoudai).


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Jul 10, 2014
BanchoBaby (All reviews)
Warning: Nudity, Sex scenes, Coarse language, etc

If you managed to get past nudity and sex scenes without going straight to the Manga… then thumbs up to you and here’s the guts of the story, “Yamikin” the Japanese equivalent of the bottom feeding “loan shark” and everything that comes with it. Legality problems, shady backers, gang pressure, con artists, the sex industry, though most of all trying to get their money back from the people who take loans. And I’m not gonna pretend to be an expert on the Japanese loan shark system, but the story has an element of realism to me because, it’s read more
Apr 19, 2016
deadoptimist (All reviews)
A series I marathoned in the course of one night to avoid coming back to it the next day, Yamikin Ushijima-kun reads like a heavy punch in the gut, especially the early chapters. You wanted some nice fluffy escapism? It’s definitely not here.

The end mark, 7, is a result of complex math in this case.

It’s a thought-provoking, decently written, dramatic seinen on an unusual, but very relevant topic – usury. I don’t know about the place where you live, but here there’re a lot of shady businesses that offer “money now, no documents needed”, and the reports about the results of such deals are read more


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