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Im

Im

Alternative Titles

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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 7.431 (scored by 542 users)
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Ranked: #44762
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4794
Members: 2,001
Favorites: 46
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Synopsis

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)

Background

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

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More reviewsReviews

Nov 20, 2017
Ichigoner (All reviews)
Preliminary
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)
Preliminary
I found this manga completely by chance, and was intrigued to see a manga based on Ancient Egypt (which I am absolutely fascinated by). I gave it a read, and was immediately hooked, and as I kept reading, it slowly worked its way to my personal top 5.

Story 9/10
The story in this is very good, with a well defined conflict, a well rounded setting, and a clear progression of events. The primary strength of the story lies in the way it incorporates the mythology. I mean, yeah, the characters are still drawn in the typical shounen style, and Japanese culture will inevitably read more

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