Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (manga)

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Alternative title:
Comunicado de Muerte (Spanish) 
Ikigami der Todesbote (German) 
Ikigami, préavis de mort (French) 
イキガミ (Japanese) 
死亡預告 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: drama , horror , psychological , thriller 
Themes: Bureaucracy , Death , Politics , Tragedy 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: In order to combat the apathy and laziness of its citizens, the Japanese government begins to administer vaccines to elementary school students. Each vaccine has a 1 in a thousand chance of containing a capsule that years later will burst and kill them, inciting people to be more active in their daily lives. 24 hours before that time comes, a government representative arrives to deliver a death notice called an Ikigami. 
User Ratings: 30 ratings have been given [details]
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 Excellent: 10 votes (Eng:7, dub:1, edit.dub:1, sub:1)
 Very good: 8 votes (Eng:4, dub:3, others:1
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 Good: 7 votes (Eng:5, dub:1, others:1
1 French
 Decent: 4 votes (Eng:4)
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Seen in part or in whole by 94 users, rank: #821 (of 4537)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.700 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.2423, rank: #1558 (of 4588)
Weighted mean: 7.657 (Very good−), rank: #1493 (of 4588) (seen all: 7.94 / seen some: 7.99 / won't finish: 5.52)
Bayesian estimate: 7.673 (Very good−), rank: #926 (of 2822)
Number of tankoubon: 10 
Number of pages: 224 
Vintage: 2005-08-05
Release dates: We have 40
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    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 1) 2012-12-25 (from $7.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 2) 2012-12-25 (from $4.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 3) 2012-12-25 (from $7.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 4) 2013-01-29 (from $7.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 5) 2013-01-29 (from $7.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 6) 2013-03-05 (from $7.99)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (eBook 7) 2013-03-26 (from $7.99)
Graphic novel
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 1) 2009-05-12 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 2) 2009-08-11 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 3) 2009-11-10 (from $9.48)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 4) 2010-02-09 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 5) 2010-05-11 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 6) 2010-08-10 (from $8.75)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 7) 2011-08-09 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 8) 2012-08-14 (from $8.90)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 9) 2013-08-20 (from $9.74)
    Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (GN 10) 2014-08-19 (from $8.17)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Motoro Mase 
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan 
English staff
English cast
Translation: John Werry 

Adaptation: Kristina Blachere 
Design: Amy Martin 
Editing: Joel Enos 
Touch-up & Lettering: Freeman Wong 
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media 
Online Distribution: Viz Manga 
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Asuka Comics 
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Publisher: Panini 
Spanish cast
Italian cast
Italian staff
Translation: Ernesto Cellie 
Italian companies
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics 
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Publisher: Kana Netherlands 
Dutch cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Publisher: Hanami 
Polish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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