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Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (manga)

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Alternative title:
Yumekui Kenbun (Japanese)
夢喰見聞 (Japanese)
Genres: supernatural
Themes: nightmares
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: During the final years of the Taisho Era (circa 1926), the gloomy tea house Ginseikan had a very special patron. Hiruko is a Baku, a being who eats nightmares. Customers come to the tea house every night seeking release from the suffering in their nightmares, and for the price of the tasty nightmare, Hiruko will walk their twisted dreams with them.
User Ratings: 32 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (Eng:2, dub:2)
 Excellent: 6 votes (Eng:4, ?:1, sub:1)
 Very good: 6 votes (Eng:4, sub:1, dub:1)
 Good: 8 votes (Eng:7, dub:1)
 Decent: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 So-so: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 99 users, rank: #842 (of 6166)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.531 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.6005, rank: #2055 (of 6588)
Weighted mean: 7.364 (Good+), rank: #2662 (of 6588) (seen all: 7.68 / seen some: 6.81 / won't finish: 7.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.404 (Good+), rank: #1702 (of 3353)
Number of tankoubon: 9
Vintage: 2002-07-27
Release dates: We have 18
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Graphic novel
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 1) 2008-04-08 (from $5.59)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 2) 2008-06-10 (from $7.99)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 3) 2008-08-12 (from $6.09)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 4) 2008-10-14 (from $7.99)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 5) 2008-12-09 (from $7.99)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 6) 2009-02-10 (from $7.99)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 7) 2009-04-14 (from $7.99)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 8) 2009-06-09 (from $3.80)
    Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun (GN 9) 2009-08-11 (from $42.80)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Shin Mashiba
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Square Enix
English staff
English cast
Translation: Gemma Collinge

Adaptation: Kelly Sue DeConnick
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media

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