Homunculus (manga)

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Alternative title:
ホムンクルス (Japanese) 
異變者 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: horror , mystery , psychological 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Homunculus tells the story of a middle aged man, who spends his days living in a car, smack inbetween a park infested with homeless people and a large, upper-class hotel complex. He has nothing, yet he is always classily dressed and looks well taken care of, despite the fact he sleeps in his car. Once a day, he always takes the car out for a ride, no matter what the weather. One day, an oddly dressed young man approaches him, and asks him if he would like to participate in a little experiment... Involving having a hole drilled in his skull. He promptly refuses; he has no need for money anyway. The next day, however, his car runs out of gas and gets towed. Desperate for money to get his car back, he approaches the young man and accepts to have the hole drilled in his skull. ''A safe procedure.'', he is assured. But then, of course, that's when the side effects kick in... 
User Ratings: 86 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (Eng:7, sub:4, dub:3, raw:1)
 Excellent: 29 votes (Eng:13, sub:11, dub:3, raw:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Very good: 23 votes (Eng:14, sub:4, dub:1, others:4
1 Spanish
1 Italian
1 French
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Good: 12 votes (Eng:9, raw:2, sub:1)
 Decent: 5 votes (sub:3, Eng:2)
 So-so: -
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 182 users, rank: #466 (of 4809)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.302 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.423, rank: #604 (of 4920)
Weighted mean: 8.131 (Very good), rank: #715 (of 4920) (seen all: 8.18 / seen some: 8.32 / won't finish: 4.40)
Bayesian estimate: 8.115 (Very good), rank: #342 (of 2926)
2005-09 to 2007-01 (Spain) 
Release dates: We have 60
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Hideo Yamamoto 
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan 
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Editions Tonkam 
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Miguel Ángel Ibánez Muñoz (Spain) 
Shizuka Shimoyama (Spain) 

Adaptation: Eduardo di Costa (Spain) 
Spanish companies
Publisher: Ponent Mon (Spain) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Translation: Wakako Hirabuki 

Editing: Silvia Callea 
Italian companies
Publisher: Planet Manga 
German staff
German cast
Translation: Monika Hammond 
German companies
Publisher: Egmont Manga & Anime 
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Planet Manga 
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd. 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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