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Mai: The Psychic Girl - Perfect Collection, Volume 1 (Mai: The Psychic Girl - Perfect Collection #1)

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  167 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 1st 1995 by VIZ Media (first published 1985)
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Telma
Dec 10, 2012 Telma rated it it was amazing
The most important thing I read when I was 14.
Lord
Aug 12, 2008 Lord rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, sci-fi
Classic ESP story with great art.
Azeila Rose
Jun 30, 2013 Azeila Rose rated it really liked it
This was the first manga I had ever read. I read it when I was twelve or thirteen years old, I believe. There are some fan-service parts with Mai, which is weird for me looking back on because she's a fourteen year old girl, so drawing close up's of her breasts and nipples while she takes a bath seemed to be unnecessary to me, and a bit creepy to be honest. It was totally irreverent to the plot.
Other than that though I really enjoyed this manga. It has a very strong plot line and some really in
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Rachel
Aug 18, 2012 Rachel rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this, despite it not being in the proper manga format (flipped & read left to right). I would keep going with the series but was disappointed to find that our library only has 3 of the 6 books.
It is a bit dated now, with its more realistic manga style, but it fits with the story. There are some seriously violent scenes that bothered me, and I'm pretty desensitized. But I feel this speaks volumes about character development for me to feel so much for this little girl who can'
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Michelle Lynne
May 06, 2014 Michelle Lynne rated it liked it
First of all, I couldn't find the edition I was actually readying so I selected this one, but I'm reading the comic version - issue 1, not the collection. But I'm really interested to see where this story goes. It seems to be simple for now, and the characters are really heteronormative - the girls only ever talk about boys, and the men are all seen fighting. But I'm hoping to see Mai get in on some of the action soon!
Michael Brunet
Jul 28, 2013 Michael Brunet rated it it was amazing
Fantastic adventure, engaging characters, and above all, a super power story that doesn't feel like silly schlock... amazing art as well. A true classic and probably inspiration for many a story since.
Aurelio Ippandoza
Apr 22, 2013 Aurelio Ippandoza rated it it was amazing
This dynamic duo of Ikegami(art) and Koike(writer) I thought was unbeatable,viz. Comics did a great job in translation.
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