Shounen Shoujo
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Shounen Shoujo

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Synonyms: Ill Boy, Ill Girl
Japanese: 症年症女


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 4, 2016 to Apr 4, 2017
Genres: MysteryMystery, DramaDrama, ShounenShounen, PsychologicalPsychological
Authors: NISIO, ISIN (Story), Akatsuki, Akira (Art)
Serialization: Jump SQ.


Score: 7.141 (scored by 25702,570 users)
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Ranked: #59712
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Popularity: #1731
Members: 8,035
Favorites: 86
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Enrolled in a certain elementary school is an unpleasant 11-year-old boy with a highly cynical outlook on society. Believing that the world lacks individuality, he wants nothing more than to be unique and remembered. The boy seemingly gets the chance to leave his name in history when he becomes the first to be diagnosed with a new incurable disease that is estimated to kill him by the age of 12.

Just as he is rejoicing about his newfound individuality, he meets a cheerful, prodigious girl who has the same disease—and is nearing her 12th birthday. As the boy realizes that he won't be the first to die from the disease and therefore won't be remembered, he forms a twisted plan: kill the girl before her illness does.

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Jan 5, 2020
N0tActive (All reviews)
I read this a few months ago, looking for a more dark or graphic manga to read. The story is very original, and the manga did a great job at exploring themes like the value of a human life, when is it okay to kill someone, etc. I also feel like the manga does a good job at portraying the main character’s apathy and his twisted view of originality, and how he views people who he thinks aren’t unique. The mangaka also does a good job at drawing the gorey scenes and the illness and nightmares the main character has that can only be compared read more
Nov 10, 2016
twilyopal (All reviews)
When I heard this was written by Nisoisin, the creator of the Monogatari series, I was pretty excited to read this.

I read the first 6 chapters that were translated so far, and boy, did they deliver.

Story: 9

In my opinion, the story is really interesting. So basically, this boy with twisted view on society thinks that the world lacks individuality, and he wishes to be unique and remembered by many for the rest of his life. Luckily, his wish may come true, because he is the first to be diagnosed with an incurable disease that kills all victims at the age of 12, and the boy read more

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