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Zekkyou Gakkyuu Wiki

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Zekkyou Gakkyuu (Screaming Lessons) is a horror anthology shojo manga published in Ribon magazine from 2008 to 2015. It was written and illustrated by Emi Ishikawa. In 2015, a sequal series by the name of Zekkyou Gakkyuu Tensei was released. 

In 2010 the series has also received a voiceover comic featuring members of the Japanese Idol group AKB48. On June 14, 2013 a live action film was released. 

Premise[]

Each story is presented to the reader during different class periods by a ghost girl, Yomi, who makes conversation before and after the story usually in relation to it. The tales within her book are to teach the readers about the cruelty of other humans, namely school-aged children, featuring cruel and ironic twists to the victims and antagonist written within it. 

Periods/Chapters[]

Vol. 1[]

  1. The Devil's Game
  2. The Bonds Of A Curse
  3. Mary's Dining Table

Vol. 2[]

  1. The Abandoned School At Midnight
  2. Bloody Valentine
  3. Graduate Number 108
  4. Supplements For The Brain
  5. The Matching Class

Vol. 3[]

  1. Kasako-San is Coming
  2. The Truth About Yomi - Part 1
  3. The Truth About Yomi - Part 2
  4. The Endless Game of Tag

Vol. 4[]

  1. Shii-Chan's Diary
  2. From The Land Of Mirrors
  3. Execution Classroom
  4. The Girl Under The Bed

Vol. 5[]

  1. Black Forum
  2. Miracle Ball
  3. The Money Tree
  4. Best Friend

Vol. 6[]

  1. The Slit Mouthed Woman
  2. The Land Of Mermaids
  3. The Day I Became A Demon - Part 1
  4. The Day I Became A Demon - Part 2

Vol. 7[]

  1. Friendly Apartment Complex
  2. Scarecrow Teacher
  3. Make-Believe Sisters
  4. The Do-Gooders Club

Vol. 8[]

  1. The Requirements Of A Belle
  2. Last White Day
  3. My Older Brother And I
  4. The Queen's Trick

Vol. 9[]

  1. The Toilet Goddess
  2. Hell's Clock - Part 1
  3. Hell's Clock - Part 2
  4. The Fish Family

Vol. 10[]

  1. The Witch of the Library Room
  2. Soprano of Miracle
  3. At Emily-chan's Home

Vol. 11[]

  1. Midnight Kotatsu
  2. The Erasing Blackboard
  3. Best Friend Chocolate
  4. Marionette's Lover

Vol. 12[]

  1. Ding Dong Lady
  2. Mei-chan's Text
  3. Yomi-Sama's Facts -Prequel-
  4. Yomi-sama's Facts -Sequel-
  5. The Sea of Silence

Vol. 13[]

  1. Beautiful Mother and Daughter
  2. Friend of the Science Room
  3. The Cleaning Man

Vol. 14[]

  1. Ghost Tunnel
  2. Blog of God
  3. True Intention Candy

Vol. 15[]

  1. Beloved Plush Toy
  2. Capsuled Personality Vending Machine
  3. Photo Sticker Collection

Vol. 16[]

  1. Period 58: Yomi's Door -Part 1-
  2. Period 59: Yomi's Door -Part 2-
  3. Red Heeled Woman
  4. Paradise Box
  5. The Girl in the Poster

Vol. 17[]

  1. The Tale of Twins

Extra Class/Others[]

Trivia[]

  • Zekkyou Gakkyuu won the award for best Children's manga at the 59th Shogakukan Manga Awards.
  • It has a french adaption.
  • There are 1-minute Anime-esque segments/commercials for certain stories, which are visible and subtitled on Youtube.
  • Out of the whole series, only 40 Protagonist survived their stories.
    • Only 22 without punishment or implied harm/death.
  • In this series 31 Protagonist were killed or had stories ending with implied death.

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