Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary

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Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary
Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary, volume 1.jpg
The cover of the first volume.
ヒトミ先生の保健室
(Hitomi-sensei no Hokenshitsu)
GenreFantasy, Comedy,[1] Slice of life[2]
Manga
Written byShake-O
Published byTokuma Shoten
English publisher
DemographicSeinen
MagazineMonthly Comic Ryū
Original run19 September 2013 – present
Volumes7 (List of volumes)
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Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary (ヒトミ先生の保健室, Hitomi-sensei no Hokenshitsu) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shake-O.[3] It follows the daily life and adventures of Nurse Hitomi, a cyclops who works as a school nurse, and her co-workers and students dealing with their human (and not-so-human) problems.

Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary is published in Japan by Tokuma Shoten in their Monthly Comic Ryū magazine,[3] and by Seven Seas Entertainment in the United States.[4]

Plot[edit]

A school nurse's job is to take care of check-ups, injuries, and many other problems that students may have. Nurse Hitomi does this, but she also deals with far more extraordinary problems. She helps her patients and their abnormal bodies as they deal with everything from insecurities about their appearance, limbs that just won't stay attached and even shrinking spurts. But no matter what the problem is, Nurse Hitomi tries her best to help them.

Characters[edit]

Dr. Hitomi (ヒトミ先生, Hitomi-sensei)
The main character of the manga. She is a cyclops with a job as a school nurse.
Nobuko Shitara (設楽伸子, Shitara Nobuko)
The Long-Tongued Girl. One of Nurse Hitomi's patients. She comes to the infirmary to seek help after her tongue uncontrollably grows to 320.5 cm in length.

Release[edit]

Shake-O began publishing the series in Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Ryū magazine on 19 September 2013.[5] The series moved to online-only serialization when Comic Ryū changed formats on 19 June 2018.[6] Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the series for publication in North America.[1]

The series has been collected into seven tankōbon volumes,[3] all of which have been republished in English.[7]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 13 March 2014[8]ISBN 978-4-19-950385-617 February 2015[7]ISBN 978-1-626921-47-4
2 13 September 2014[9]ISBN 978-4-19-950413-623 June 2015[7]ISBN 978-1-626921-52-8
3 13 March 2015[10]ISBN 978-4-19-950442-620 October 2015[7]ISBN 978-1-626922-05-1
4 12 September 2015[11]ISBN 978-4-19-950470-96 September 2016[7]ISBN 978-1-626924-14-7
5 13 April 2016[12]ISBN 978-4-19-950502-724 January 2017[7]ISBN 978-1-626924-19-2
6 13 October 2016[13]ISBN 978-4-19-950532-44 July 2017[7]ISBN 978-1-626923-57-7
7 13 April 2017[14]ISBN 978-4-19-950561-49 January 2018[7]ISBN 978-1-626926-76-9

Reception[edit]

Lynzee Loveridge ranked the series at number five on her list of "7 Manga for Monster Girl Lovers" on Anime News Network.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Seven Seas Adds Vampire Bund 2, Clay Lord, Evergreen, Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary". Anime News Network. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b Loveridge, Lynzee (28 March 2015). "7 Manga for Monster Girl Lovers". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b c ヒトミ先生の保健室|月刊COMICリュウ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary]. Monthly Comic Ryū (in Japanese). Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  4. ^ Green, Scott (14 February 2015). ""Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary" Manga Author Prepares for English Debut With Valentine's Art (Warning - NSFW-ish)". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Manga Sutra - Futari H's Katsu Ends Dandy Maniac Manga". Anime News Network. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  6. ^ Ressler, Karen (18 May 2018). "Comic Ryū Magazine Moves Online". Anime News Network. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary". Seven Seas Entertainment. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  8. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ① [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 1]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  9. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ② [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 2]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  10. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ③ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 3]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  11. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ④ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 4]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  12. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ⑤ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 5]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  13. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ⑥ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 6]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  14. ^ ヒトミ先生の保健室 ⑦ [Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary 7]. Tokuma Shoten (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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