King of Thorn

Alt title: Ibara no Ou

Vol: 6; Ch: 37
2002 - 2005
4.103 out of 5 from 725 votes
Rank #2,859
King of Thorn

Medusa is a mysterious illness which causes the body to petrify shortly after infection, found throughout the world and steadily increasing the death toll. After losing his son to the disease, a wealthy gentleman used a large portion of his fortune to turn his medieval castle into a state of the art cryogenic facility. 160 lottery winners were chosen to be frozen until a cure could be found, one of whom is Kasumi - a twin whose sibling was not one of the chosen. Along with a group of others Kasumi awakens from her cryogenic chamber, but not to the same world she left it: prehistoric monsters roam the now-abandoned castle and eat the survivors, while endless giant thorns rise all around them. Against all odds, Kasumi and the others must now try to survive the horror of their situation and discover the truth behind what's happening, all the while waiting for the Medusa to finally claim their lives...

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Maveric Oct 22, 2017
Score 9/10

This is the very first Manga I have ever read. Whether I am giving it a high review out of sweet memories or not, I remember enjoying it very much. This is a good book for messing with your head and heart. Their is immediately a feeling of dispare as you realize, their is no way to help the characters. They where screwed from the beginning.  From their it only gets more twisted. Think outside the box... read more

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MacIntact Dec 26, 2010
Score 9/10

I really really liked this... The story had you till the end... Short and sweeeeet... Also the art and drawings were AMAZING... the dark thick pens strokes were wnderful... i think the artist is doing other books now but i would read it just to look at... Get it... Worth it read more

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