Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou
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Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou

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Japanese: 響~小説家になる方法~


Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 114
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 22, 2014 to Oct 11, 2019
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Superior
Authors: Yanamoto, Mitsuharu (Story & Art)


Score: 7.481 (scored by 592592 users)
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Ranked: #26472
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Popularity: #5855
Members: 2,444
Favorites: 30

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The literature industry is suffering from the publishing recession. While the literary magazine "Mokuren" was grieving over the present state of affairs, a composition intended for their Newcomer's Award was sent to their editing department. However, it completely ignored the application rules. It should have been torn to shreds, but the work caught the eye of a sole editor. As a result, the world began to change.

(Source: MU)


Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou won the Manga Taisho Award in 2017. It was also ranked 12th in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2016.


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Nov 20, 2017
Wotakunai (All reviews)
Here's my take after reading 24 chapters of the vellichor of Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou (Hibiki: Becoming a Novelist) by Mitsuharu Yanamoto.

It's seldom that I would find a manga relating to something I like, well... not actually reading books, but something about literature/writing. Hibiki satisfy that urge for me to read such story but at the same time making it really interesting with quirky the cast of characters

The story revolves around the decline of literature industry due to publishing recession, and Hibiki 15 year old introverted bookworm who had submitted a literary work that could possibly save the falling industry.

It may seem read more
Sep 3, 2018
eri139 (All reviews)
(Small spoilers may be listed here, just be warned. I did try to stay away from them as much as possible, though, in case you still decide to read this cursed series after my review)

tl;dr - everything is kinda meh. Everyone for some reason seemed to worship the protagonist, Hibiki, her for shitty personality. Her character never had any development either, at least up until where I dropped this.

Let me just say, I don't think I have EVER hated any manga so much. I've read plenty of boring and cliche manga, manga with characters that have irked me a little, but NEVER a manga read more
Nov 7, 2018
SiriusTimeKeeper (All reviews)

When you read this manga, please read it like a literature or a novel. To take the most out of this book, this near masterpiece, readers must take this manga slow and absorb it little by little. By the end, you would wonder where your time has gone and when upcoming chapters are going to be updated.

Two words I like about this manga: "Blatantly Truthful". Not only does this manga realistically portray the society and life, but also shows how Hibiki acts, which is the real reason I find this manga piece attractive.

Story: 10
This mangaka is definitely well educated read more
Jan 19, 2018
AlpacaOverlord (All reviews)
tl;dr: We all know what's true. (for the most part). But we deny it. We live our life doing and saying stupid things because it makes life easier. It makes life work. But is it worth it? What if we did what we knew was right? What if we lived with our heart on our sleeve? What if we didn't give a fuck and just kicked the shit out of people who pissed us off? That's what this manga is about. (kind of).

Story: The pacing is very good. The issues in the story are presented early and you can see the progression clearly. There's also read more


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