Alive (manga by T Kawashima)

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Alternative title:
Alive - Evoluzione Finale (Italian)
Alive - Last Evolution (French)
Alive - Last Evolutionary Boy
Alive - Saishū Shinka teki Shōnen (Japanese)
アライブ 最終進化的少年 (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Taisuke Kanou is your average 16-year-old student. He has two close friends, Hirose and Megumi. Hirose has trouble with bullies, but Taisuke is always there to defend him, even though he just winds up getting beaten instead of Hirose. During class one day, Taisuke is hit by something unworldly and for that split second, he sees a vision of the universe. As he's walking home from school, he sees a girl fall and die if front of him, but his first thought is jealousy. He later finds out that the strange sensation that hit him is spreading throughout Japan. Those who are struck by it either commit suicide or "evolve," but the "evolved" usually have dark intentions for the rest of the world.
User Ratings: 89 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 14 votes (Eng:8, sub:3, dub:2, ?:1)
 Excellent: 18 votes (Eng:7, sub:7, dub:3, others:1
1 english & indonesian
 Very good: 24 votes (Eng:18, dub:3, sub:1, others:2
2 French
 Good: 24 votes (Eng:17, sub:4, ?:1, others:2
1 Indonesia
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 Decent: 6 votes (Eng:4, dub:2)
 So-so: -
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (Eng:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 233 users, rank: #370 (of 5728)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.955 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.4604, rank: #1396 (of 6063)
Weighted mean: 7.791 (Very good−), rank: #1660 (of 6063) (seen all: 8.11 / seen some: 7.81 / won't finish: 4.61)
Bayesian estimate: 7.789 (Very good−), rank: #844 (of 3210)
Number of tankoubon: 21
Number of pages: 200
Chapter titles: We have 83
Vintage: 2003 (serialized in Monthly Shonen Magazine)
Release dates: We have 42
Links: We have 1
Alive GN 5 (Aug 9, 2008)
Alive GN 2 (Nov 20, 2007)
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    Alive (eBook 9) 2016-11-29
    Alive (eBook 10) 2016-12-20
    Alive (eBook 11) 2017-01-10
    Alive (eBook 12) 2017-04-04
    Alive (eBook 13) 2017-04-18
    Alive (eBook 14) 2017-05-02
    Alive (eBook 15) 2017-05-16
Graphic novel
    Alive (GN 1) 2007-07-31
    Alive (GN 2) 2007-10-30
    Alive (GN 3) 2008-01-31
    Alive (GN 4) 2008-04-29
    Alive (GN 5) 2008-06-24 (from $8.43)
    Alive (GN 6) 2008-10-28 (from $8.79)
    Alive (GN 7) 2009-01-27 (from $9.59)
    Alive (GN 8) 2009-11-24 (from $9.19)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
Serialized In: Monthly Shonen Magazine (Kodansha)
English staff
English companies
Translation: Anastasia Moreno

Adaptation: Anastasia Moreno
Licensed by:
Del Rey
Kodansha Comics (current)
English cast
French staff
French cast
Translation: Fédoua Thalal

Adaptation: Fédoua Thalal
Design: Sylvie Daulon
French companies
Publisher: Pika Édition
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: GP Manga
Italian cast

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