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Japanese: イオ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 55
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 19, 1999 to Oct 15, 2004
Genres: Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Harem Harem
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Koio, Minato (Story & Art)


Score: 7.351 (scored by 22032,203 users)
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Ranked: #41212
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Popularity: #3158
Members: 6,134
Favorites: 59
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Taiyo Nakabiru went to Okinawa on a trip in pursuit of beautiful girls and his wish to go diving. When trying to hit upon a girl, she surprises him by saying that he killed her mother. It appears that she and her two sisters know him, even though he does not remember ever going to Okinawa before. After convincing the three sisters, Nagisa, Shibuki and Mio Miyara, to let him help them out with their work and to let him learn diving from them, Taiyo's childhood with the sisters slowly comes back to him, and certain strange events involving a mystical white whale begins to haunt them.

(Source: ANN)


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Sep 10, 2016
IO starts with the protagonist traveling to Okinawa on a school trip takes a detour after three girls who claims to be her sister. This manga is all in all a romance-mystery with addition of Comedy,Harem and supernatural.

If you want to see some outstanding art of underwater/ scenic beauty, I will recommend this as one of the best. The views drawn on first few chapters are enough to lure you to read this entire series. Also the characters are designed pretty well. There were few scenes where you might confuse between Taiyo and Shibuki (they have similar face and shoulder length hair at ...
Dec 29, 2015
Gosh, it must have been while I was in college that I read this manga. Now several years later, with a bit of time to spare, I saw it pop up again in my browser history (yeah, yeah, I really need to clean it up one of these days) and couldn't stop myself from diving right into it (you see what I did there? *wink* *wink*).

I can tell you one thing: it was a mistake. A horrible mistake.

No, not because it was terrible. I fell in love with it once more (as far as that's possible with something on paper/your computer screen) and couldn't help ...
Aug 11, 2008
This was one of the most unique stories that I've had the privileged of witnessing in a long time. This was a cross between harem, mystery, Romance, and sport (if you consider scuba diving a sport that is).
The story starts out with a class trip down to some tropical islands where our lead protagonist meets a girl who blames him for killing her mom. One thing leads to another and the next thing he knows he's learning how to scuba dive with some long lost, and apparently forgotten friends. Now this story really has two stages to it. It ...

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is this a comedy like granblue?
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Jun 27, 2020 5:06 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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