More than a Hobo

26 05 2010

By Nicole

“Harimoto appeals to what is called the ‘Heart’.”

-Leronira, Chapter 132 Liar Game Manga

I have been interested in Harimoto for some time now, partly because I have a special interest in cults and also the mystery surrounding Harimoto’s faction has been clouded for some time now. What I can draw about Harimoto stems from my knowledge of cults and what Abe-san says about “demons” and etc.

To understand Harimoto better, we need to know how cults or his cult works. It reveals something about how he ‘manipulates’ his little faction.

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Co-operation, Domination and some History

22 05 2010

By Nicole

Personally, I don’t know how Round 4 will turn out. It seems like anyone’s game now (but I believe that’s the magic of the manga artist)! However, it seems that there are some metaphors and thoughts we can draw from all the rounds so far.

In Round 4, it looks like it is a completely new game, but really, I believe that this round is a culmination of events that has occurred so far.

In this manga, we notice a pattern emerging. The idea of “voting” or a so-called democracy is invoked several times in the Liar Game manga.

Basically, the ideas of “Co-operation” and “Domination”.

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Chapter 131 summary

20 05 2010

By chuckie247

Spoilers for 131 and discussion questions enclosed.

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Chapter 130 summary

20 05 2010

By chuckie247

Spoilers for 130 enclosed.

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Chapter 129 summary

18 05 2010

By chuckie247

Spoilers for 129 inside.

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Chapter 112 summary

22 04 2010

By chuckie247

Summary for 112 below. This means spoilers.

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Chapter 110 summary

8 04 2010

By chuckie247

Summary for 110 here. There be spoilers.

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