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English: Im: The Great Priest Imhotep
Japanese: Im~イム~


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 45
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 10, 2015 to Aug 10, 2018
Authors: Morishita, Makoto (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Gangan


Score: 7.391 (scored by 464 users)
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Ranked: #49092
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Popularity: #5293
Members: 1,723
Favorites: 38
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From the sands of Ancient Egypt to the streets of modern Japan, the newly resurrected Great Priest Imhotep traverses time and space on the hunt for the "magai," devious beings with an appetite for destruction who impersonate the gods! When schoolgirl Hinome Hawakata crosses paths with this illustrious ancient, is her loner lifestyle about to change for the better...or for the worse?

(Source: Yen Press)

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Im (pilot)


Im has been published in English as IM: The Great Priest Imhotep by Yen Press since June 27, 2017.


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Nov 20, 2017
Ichigoner (All reviews)
Happy to leave a review if it gets more people to check this series out!

I'm mildly obsessed with Ancient Egyptian culture, so I'm already biased in this series' favor. The fact that so many of its little details are fairly accurate to history/mythology just makes me really happy.

That aside, this is a worthwhile read for any manga fan. The story's not too far yet as of the time I write this, but I'm up to date with it and I look forward to seeing how it goes from here. I think the backstory is more interesting than the story at present, but if they read more
Feb 13, 2018
snakeguy33 (All reviews)
Story 6/10
The story itself seems fine, but it still seems to be getting in motion so its difficult to really critique it at this point. The conflict is that the famous Ancient Egyptian priest Imhotep is resurrected by the Ennead (the upper ranked gods in the Egyptian pantheon) to defeat the "Magai", which are evil spirits that cause chaos in the world. So far, since the series is still relatively young (and seems to be setting itself up to be a decent sized one) things seem to still be getting into swing and the conflict itself is still building.
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