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From Far Away (manga)

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Alternative title:
Kanata Kara (Japanese)
來自遠方 (Chinese (Taiwan))
彼方から (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Noriko Takichi is just an ordinary high school student. One day on her way home from school with her friends, she was hit by bomb blast and she was thrown into another world. In there, when she's nearly being attacked by monster, Izaku suddenly appear and help her. It turns out that Noriko is "The Light" which all the kingdoms in this world have been looking for, and also the one that Izaku trying to kill so Izaku can change his fate for not becoming "The Darkness" that every fortune tellers told him since his childhood. Noriko believes that she been thrown to this world because there is a purpose, so she try to do her very best. Izaku didn't want to kill Noriko because he starts to like her. The romance starts to grow between them. When Noriko find out that Izaku is "The Darkness" who tries to kill her when they first met, they vow to find a way to change their destiny and be together forever. The battle between Good and Evil and battle within Izaku himself start from now.
User Ratings: 125 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 28 votes (Eng:21, dub:5, sub:1, ?:1)
 Excellent: 35 votes (Eng:20, dub:7, sub:3, ?:2, raw:1, raw:1, others:1
1 Indonesian
 Very good: 24 votes (Eng:11, sub:7, dub:4, edit.dub:2)
 Good: 18 votes (Eng:13, sub:3, dub:2)
 Decent: 10 votes (Eng:4, sub:3, dub:2, raw:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Not really good: 4 votes (Eng:3, dub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 270 users, rank: #322 (of 6597)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.088 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.7709, rank: #746 (of 7259)
Weighted mean: 8.027 (Very good), rank: #1003 (of 7259) (seen all: 8.54 / seen some: 7.29 / won't finish: 4.58)
Bayesian estimate: 8.017 (Very good), rank: #410 (of 3437)
Number of tankoubon: 14
Vintage: 1991-09-24 to 2002-10-24 (serialized in LaLa)
Release dates: We have 35
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Kyouko Hikawa
Japanese companies
Publisher: Hakusensha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Yuko Sawada

Trina Robbins (vol. 1-9)
Yuko Sawada (vol. 10-14)
Cover Design:
Andrea Rice (vol. 2-14)
Carolina Ugalde (vol. 1)
Eric Searleman (vol. 1-9)
Joel Enos (vol. 8-14)
Graphic Design: Andrea Rice
Hyoe Narita (vol. 5+)
Seiji Horibuchi (vol. 1-4)
Touch-up Art & Lettering:
Freeman Wong (vol. 10-14)
Walden Wong (vol. 1-9)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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