Limit (manga)

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The Limit
The Limit manga vol 1.jpg
Cover of the first manga volume
リミット
(Rimitto)
Genre Drama
Manga
Written by Keiko Suenobu
Published by Kodansha
English publisher
Demographic Shōjo
Magazine Bessatsu Friend
Original run October 13, 2009September 13, 2011
Volumes 6
Television drama
Music by Kōji Endō
Network TV Tokyo
Original run July 12, 2013September 27, 2013
Episodes 12
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The Limit (Japanese: リミット Hepburn: Rimitto?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Keiko Suenobu.[1]

Plot[edit]

This manga focuses on Mizuki Konno, a typical high school junior at Yanno Prefectual High School. A group of girls is on their way to a camp when the driver passes out and causes the bus to drop from a cliff. The few survivors gather together and try to survive until rescue comes.

Live-action[edit]

A live-action drama version of the manga aired on TV Tokyo between July 12, 2013, and September 27, 2013.[2][3]

Cast[4]

  • Nanami Sakuraba as Mizuki Konno
  • Tao Tsuchiya as Chieko Kamiya
  • Rio Yamashita as Arisa Morishige
  • Ayano Kudo as Haru Ichinose
  • Yuka Masuda as Chikage Usui
  • Katsuhiro Suzuki as Haruaki Hinata
  • Riho Takada as Sakura Himesawa
  • Masataka Kubota as Wataru Igarashi
  • Ikkei Watanabe as Hirokazu Konno

Reception[edit]

Carlo Santos of Anime News Network (ANN) gave volume 1 a B-.[5] Rebecca Silverman, also of ANN, gave it a B.[6]

By July 17, 2011, volume 5 had sold 30,934 copies in Japan.[7] By December 18, 2011, volume 6 had sold 32,754 copies in Japan.[8] In the week of October 14 to 20, 2012, volume 1 ranked in second place in the list of The New York Times Manga Best Sellers.[9] It has sold 10 million copies in Japan.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Life's Suenobu to Launch Limit Manga on October 13". Anime News Network. 2009-09-13. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  2. ^ "ドラマ24「リミット」: 第1話" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ "ドラマ24「リミット」: 第12話 (最終話)" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "ドラマ24「リミット」: Cast" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ Carlo Santos (2012-10-09). "RIGHT TURN ONLY!! Everybody to the Limit". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  6. ^ Rebecca Silverman (2012-11-06). "Review The Limit GN 1". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  7. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, July 11-17". Anime News Network. 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  8. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, December 12-18 (Updated)". Anime News Network. 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  9. ^ "New York Times Manga Best Seller List, October 14-20". Anime News Network. 2012-10-26. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  10. ^ "ドラマ24「リミット」: イントロダクション" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 

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