Mai Taniyama is a normal high school student who enjoys ghost stories like most teenage girls. However, a chance encounter with Naru - the young, handsome and conceited president of Shibuya Psychic Research - pulls her into the world of ghost hunting. Mai now finds herself working for SPR as an assistant along with a catholic exorcist, a Buddhist monk, a self-proclaimed Shinto priestess and a famous medium. Together this group of paranormal investigators must solve various mysteries around the country, but is Mai so normal after all, and just who is Naru anyway!?
After becoming a fan of the show, I thought I should check out the manga and as I read, I wasn’t disappointed. The manga and the anime practically start out the same way, though the manga seemed to have a bit more depth to the characters and stories. Sadly though, 10 of the 12 volumes were extremely close to the anime with only a few exceptions. Only the last two were not in the anime which makes me... read more
At first instance looking for a scary manga, I tripped with this story. Horror and gore readers are recommended to skip this manga, which although it has an interesting and nice story it doesn't achieve the feeling of horror but it's more oriented to a supernatural story. The story focuses on Mai, a good spirited common student which by coincidence or destiny meets a paranormal investigator, which she... read more
Akumu no Sumu Ie: Ghost Hunt