Kono Yo no Owari e no Tabi
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Kono Yo no Owari e no Tabi

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Synonyms: Journey to the End of the World
Japanese: この世の終りへの旅


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 25, 2002 to Aug 25, 2003
Genre: Fantasy Fantasy
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Serialization: AX
Authors: Nishioka Kyoudai (Story & Art)


Score: 7.241 (scored by 21522,152 users)
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Ranked: #55192
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3596
Members: 5,725
Favorites: 124
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /12


A nameless man sets out on a journey to go away from his repetitive and boring life after realizing how mundane it truly is. He finds unbelievable things, terrible things in his journey. A journey that is started must be completed: the journey to the end of the world.


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Aug 30, 2021
“I saw the infinite hell known as freedom stretch out before my eyes.”
A man wakes up one day to find that outside nothing looks alike to how it did before, and the world he knew ceases to exist.

What starts out a bit whimsical and harmless soon makes clear it’s really a nightmare. As we betray all sense, the reader sinks headfirst into a manga equivalent of LSD Dream Emulator. The ideas are truly a sublime blend of the macabre and surreal. A major “plot structure” is the Traveller encountering horrifying and confusing alternate societies where he tries to fit in. Everything is from the perspective ...
Feb 3, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Esta review está em inglês e português / This review is in English and Portuguese.

Well, this is what I have to say about Kono Yo no Owari and no Tabi:

For starters, it's a synesthetic manga, a story about a boy with epiphanies.
His art is cartoonish, which I liked for its different style and having a beautiful Worldbuilding, but which is not very visible in its expressiveness.
He's pretty fast, even though it's a short manga.
Some ideologies and acts that go on are rather brief foundations.
And there isn't even development to be more of a psychedelic journey manga, which is pretty lazy to develop just the protagonist.
Jul 14, 2021
this is gonna be a half assed review.

story (2/10) : man, i see many comments about this 'deep' story and meaning, but for me its like the author went on drugs. maybe i'm just dumb. i can't even make a summary for it please ;-;

art (3/10) : the author has a sort of creepy and unique artstyle, it reminds me of greek/egypt writing (?) it's clean and easy to understand (can't say the same about the plot though)

character (2/10) : uuuh??? all i can tell is that they're all mentally ill. is the main character supposed to represent an emotion? humans in general? life? i ...

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this should have been as popular as junji ito's stuff
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