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Parasyte Manga

They arrive in silence and darkness. They descend from the skies. They have a hunger for human flesh. They are everywhere. They are parasites, alien creatures who must invade—and take control of—a human host to survive. And once they have infected their victims, they can assume any deadly form they choose: monsters with giant teeth, winged demons, creatures with blades for hands. But most have chosen to conceal their lethal purpose behind ordinary human faces. So no one knows their secret—except an ordinary high school student. Shin is battling for control of his own body against an alien parasite, but can he find a way to warn humanity of the horrors to come?
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Book 1
Parasyte, Volume 1
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2007-05-01 (first published in 1990)
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"Parasites decend on earth, invading human bodies and concealing their true nature behind familiar faces. One high school student, Shin, is battling for his own body against one of these alien creatures. But can he warn humanity about the horrors yet to come? Volume 1 of this chilling manga series will leave you on the edge of your seat."
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Book 2
Parasyte, Volume 2
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2007-10-30 (first published in 1991)
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A high school student's body is taken over by an alien parasite in this thrilling manga. The parasite is dangerous and uncaring towards humans, and as it gains more control over Shin's body, he must fight to maintain his humanity. Will he be able to keep the demon at bay? Find out in this gripping second volume.
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Book 3
Parasyte, Volume 3
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2008-05-13 (first published in 1991)
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In Parasyte, Volume 3, an alien invasion has taken over the minds of ordinary people on Earth. Shin has been infected with a parasite, but can still think for himself. Two mysterious victims of the invasion approach Shin, a schoolteacher named Tamiya and a student named Shimada. What do the aliens want with humanity and with Shin? Dive into this thought-provoking science fiction story.
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Book 4
Parasyte, Volume 4
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2008-07-29 (first published in 1992)
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This gripping manga follows Shinichi, a high school student who uncovers an alien invasion of Earth. With thousands under their control, Shinichi must keep his discovery a secret until he meets Kana, a girl with a gift that could help defeat the parasites. Join their fight against the invaders in this exciting Volume 4 of the series.
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Book 5
Parasyte, Volume 5
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2008-10-28 (first published in 1992)
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Experience a unique twist on the classic monster tale in this gripping manga. Follow Shinichi, a high school student who becomes half-human, half-alien, and battles to save his own soul in a world where he is unlike anything else. Parasyte, Volume 5 is a must-read for fans of sci-fi, horror and manga.
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Book 6
Parasyte, Volume 6
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2009-01-27 (first published in 1993)
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In Parasyte, Volume 6, a half-human, half-alien Shinichi has been hiding his true nature from the world. But when other alien invaders led by cruel Tamura discover his secret, he becomes a threat to their plan to destroy the human race. A thrilling sci-fi adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
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Book 7
Parasyte Vol. 7
Iwaaki Hitoshi - 2009-04-28 (first published in 1993)
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This thrilling sci-fi manga follows the story of Shinichi, a high school student whose body has been invaded by an alien parasite. He's the only one who knows the terrible truth: aliens are plotting the destruction of humanity. The government and the invaders are on his tail, leading to a terrifying showdown. This volume includes special extras after the story.
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Book 8
Parasyte, Volume 8
Hitoshi Iwaaki - 2009-07-28 (first published in 1994)
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Experience a Monster Twist in this final volume of a thrilling sci-fi adventure series. As Earth is invaded by alien parasites that possess human bodies, Shinichi must fight to destroy the deadly Goto. However, he unexpectedly finds sympathy for the monster and will soon realize the dark side of human nature – and his own soul. Don't miss the stunning conclusion of Parasyte, complete with special extras.