[MANGA] ill boy ill girl


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    Author: NisiOisiN
    Artiste: Akatsuki Akira
    Publisher: Shueisha
    Number of volumes: 3 (completed)
    MAL

    Plot (From MAL):
    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.

    Why I want it:
    First, I like that kind of creepy story with psychos, and fortunately, the very first page shows the boy stabbing the girl with scissors which tell us that it won't be some lame story were they learn to appreciate each other and in the end, nothing interesting happened.

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    Plus it's from NisiOisiN so the writing is likely going to be good and the last time he worked with Akatsuki Akira it was to make Medaka Box which is a fantastique manga, so I've hopes for that second collaboration.

    Why I think it could be a good pick for JNC:
    First, it's short, second, the authors' name can help sales, third, it's a unique story with an intriguing start.

    Well, here the 3 first pages of chapter 1, to get an idea of the art and tone of the serie.
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    Upvote if you want to see the rest one day.


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    NISIOISINs' name has my up-vote!


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    Since I rewrite it and finally made a post for Medaka box, it's probably a good time to bump this topic.