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Read or Die (manga)

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Genres: action, mystery
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Her name is Yomiko Readman, a bookworm with the ability to manipulate paper to her will.An ability which she uses as part of a British special operations division.
User Ratings: 135 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (dub:4, Eng:2, sub:2)
 Excellent: 17 votes (Eng:8, sub:5, dub:3, raw:1)
 Very good: 34 votes (Eng:16, dub:9, sub:8, ?:1)
 Good: 29 votes (Eng:18, sub:6, dub:2, raw:1, raw:1, ?:1)
 Decent: 16 votes (Eng:11, sub:3, dub:1, ?:1)
 So-so: 13 votes (Eng:10, raw:2, dub:1)
 Not really good: 6 votes (Eng:4, dub:1, sub:1)
 Weak: 6 votes (Eng:3, dub:2, sub:1)
 Bad: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 Awful: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 381 users, rank: #216 (of 6713)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.822 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.0362, rank: #3836 (of 7443)
Weighted mean: 6.729 (Good−), rank: #4320 (of 7443) (seen all: 7.04 / seen some: 6.85 / won't finish: 2.70)
Bayesian estimate: 6.757 (Good−), rank: #2893 (of 3484)
Number of tankoubon: 4
Vintage: 2000-10
Release dates: We have 8
Official website:
READ OR DIE (Japanese)
Links: We have 1
Read or Die GN 4 (Sep 22, 2006)
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Graphic novel
    Read or Die (GN 1) 2006-02-07 (from $6.96)
    Read or Die (GN 2) 2006-05-16 (from $11.45)
    Read or Die (GN 3) 2006-07-18 (from $15.97)
    Read or Die (GN 4) 2006-09-19 (from $14.92)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shueisha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Steve Ballati

Adaptation: Steve Ballati
Cover Design: Janet Piercy
Editing: Urian Brown
Graphic Design: Janet Piercy
Managing Editor: Annette Roman
Production Director: Noboru Watanabe
Publisher: Hyoe Narita
Sr. Director of Acquisitions: Rita Inouye
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Mark McMurray
VP of Publishing: Alvin Lu
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media

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