Bakemono no Ko
The Boy and The Beast
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Bakemono no Ko

Alternative Titles

English: The Boy and The Beast
Japanese: バケモノの子


Volumes: 1
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 1, 2015
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Authors: Hosoda, Mamoru (Story), Yamashita, Takaaki (Art), Hirasawa, Geko (Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.691 (scored by 250250 users)
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Ranked: #15532
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Popularity: #10277
Members: 1,045
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The story is set in the human realm (Tokyo's Shibuya ward) and the bakemono realm (Shibutenmachi). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there lives a lonely boy and a lonely bakemono. One day, the boy gets lost in the bakemono world, becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu, and is renamed Kyuuta.

(Source: ANN)


Bakemono no Ko was published in English as The Boy and The Beast by Yen Press under the Yen On imprint on February 23, 2016; and in Spanish as El Niño y la Bestia by Planeta Comic under the Timun Mas imprint on March 1, 2016.

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