Pandora Hearts

Pandora Hearts

Vol. 1

Book - 2009
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"The air of celebration surrounding fifteen-year-old Oz Vessalius's coming-of-age ceremony quickly turns to horror when he is condemned for a sin about which he knows nothing. Thrown into the Abyss--an eternal prison from which there is no escape--Oz meets a young girl named Alice, who is not what she seems. Now that the relentless cogs of fate have begun to turn, will they lead only to crushing despair for Oz, or will Alice provide him with some shred of hope?"--p.[4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Yen Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780316076074
Characteristics: 171 p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Kimura, Tomo


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Scythers Nov 07, 2017

I have just finished reading this series. I found the beginning confusing, and I believe that it was because the author was originally trying to steer the story in another direction, more akin to Tsubasa (by clamp, not the soccer manga). However, after about the 5th volume, things started to solidify and became coherent. Naturally, as with all re-inventions of Alice in Wonderland, there was a lot of fantastical beings and things that did not entirely make sense and that were not explained, such as where chains came from (the Abyss, but what made them?). The end of the series ends in three gradually larger volumes as each the 23 was supposed to be the last, but was not and the 24th was more than a double volume, as there was much to wrap up. Some things about wrapping up the story did not make full sense, but it was concise and did not leave the reader with more questions than answers. Overall, I enjoyed the series after getting past the first 5 volumes. The character development was well done, though as mentioned earlier, at some points, you can see where the plot was set to go in different directions, but was altered, and so some things the characters say and do are slightly off for a brief period of time. In all the re-inventions of Alice in Wonderland that I have read, this is the best manga series.

Jun 15, 2016

I adore this manga! I love the story I just couldn't put it down. And I was so sad when it endded.

Feb 09, 2015

I liked this manga.
Not always sure what was happening, but I hope that will be explained through the series.

I love Pandora Hearts, the plot is amazing, the ideas are unique and original, and something about Pandora Hearts makes you want to read more. One of my favourite manga series!

Aug 24, 2010

Awesome series! Keeps holding back some secrets, and keeping me addicted to this book!

Aug 23, 2010

Great series, although it starts out kind of slow. The art is gorgeous though! <3

Jul 20, 2010

This seems like the start of a really great series. This is basically the introduction to the rest of the story. It leaves you in going "What on earth is happening an why?!" For a bit over half the book. The art is fantastic too! And it helps that the main guy is really cute, even though he is kinda short~


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Scythers Nov 07, 2017

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Oct 07, 2017

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ruizj0808 Aug 23, 2014

Pandora Heart vol.1 is about Oz when one the Pandora tried consume Oz until a girl name Alice came by to save Oz life to keep him alive after Alice consume Oz body tried give Oz friend to answer the question Oz friend took Alice out OZ body and decide to play a joke.


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Jun 05, 2012

"Onii-chan, what's the Abyss?" ~ Ada Vessalius, age 8


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