Hataraku Saibou
Cells at Work!
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Hataraku Saibou

Alternative Titles

English: Cells at Work!
Japanese: はたらく細胞


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jan 26, 2015 to ?
Genres: ComedyComedy, ShounenShounen
Authors: Shimizu, Akane (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sirius


Score: 7.911 (scored by 20772,077 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8832
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1025
Members: 10,985
Favorites: 183
Ranked #883Popularity #1025Members 10,985
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Cells at Work!
Volume 1


Inside the human body, there are around thirty-seven billion cells, who diligently carry out their duties every day. New to her job, clumsy but cheerful Red Blood Cell AE3803 is excited to start delivering oxygen and collecting carbon dioxide despite her poor sense of direction. Meanwhile, White Blood Cell U-1146 is always ready to fight and kill any pathogen that he comes across. After running into each other multiple times, they quickly become good friends, regardless of their contrasting personalities.

Entertaining and educational, Hataraku Saibou follows the two blood cells and their many comrades as they work together to keep the body healthy.

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Hataraku Saibou placed seventh in the male readers category in the 2016 edition of Kono Manga ga Sugoi! magazine.

The series has been published in English as Cells at Work! by Kodansha Comics USA since November 1, 2016, and in French as Les brigades Immunitaires by Pika Editions since May 31, 2017.

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Jul 1, 2018
Major_Gilbert (All reviews)
As someone who thinks that the immune system is the most exciting feature of the human body, I always waited for a day I would find a manga like "Hataraku Saibou", otherwise known as "Cells at Work".

Story: 9
The story mainly focuses on a red blood cell (Ae 3803) and a white blood cell (U-1146). They aren't given names, but numbers. The red blood cell has a hard time trying to find routes through the body, so the white blood cell helps her out. Through this, we get to know what exactly happens in different parts of the body and encounter different types of cells read more
Jul 7, 2018
youseiki (All reviews)
This is one of the my most anticipated adaptation after reading it on a whim, an exceptional story about Cells, by turning them into characters, emphasizing the similarities of humans and cells through comparing them by how they do their job.

This manga is entertaining so far, for an author to be able to make great characters even if they are cells, an action packed story which centers around White Cell's adventures along with blood cell, this is truly one of the most interesting stories that I've ever read.

Story: 7
I don't think this manga was made for biology, anatomy or even medical students, this manga read more

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