Denpa-teki na Kanojo



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    Associated Names
    電波的な彼女

    Genre
    Mystery, School, Thriller

    Author(s)
    Kentarou Katayama

    Artist(s)
    Yamato Yamamoto

    Year
    2004

    Original Publisher
    Shueisha

    Official Website
    https://web.archive.org/web/20101007100943/http://dash.shueisha.co.jp/-denpa/index.html

    Volumes: 3

    Manga Adaptation: None

    Synopsis (from MyAnimeList):
    Juuzawa Juu is a delinquent high school boy who just wants to be left alone. One day, he is approached by Ochibana Ame, who claims that she knew him in a previous life, and now wants to serve him as his "knight". At first Juu wants nothing to do with Ame, but after a classmate is murdered, he accepts her help as he looks for the killer.

    Reader's Opinion:
    Right, a little bit of story: Once upon a time there was an anime named Kure-nai, you might even have heard about it. Straight to the point, an OVA adaptation of Denpa-teki was bundled with the then-new BD disc format release of Kure-nai, and the rest was history.

    This is a hard-hitting thriller that also serves as a deconstruction of the same-old-same-old 2000s school mystery schlocky fad we had back then (still haven't forgotten you, Another!) that successfully became a sleeper cult hit classic in the following years, but unfortunately never went anywhere in regards to a possible TV anime and the novel itself was canned a couple of years before it hit the small screen. If you can read the language, go check it out! You won't regret it.


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