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Akumetsu (Manga)

Akumetsu

Alternative Titles

Japanese: アクメツ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 162
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 2002 to Apr 6, 2006
Authors: Tabata, Yoshiaki (Story), Yugo, Yuuki (Art)
Serialization: Shounen Champion

Statistics

Score: 8.361 (scored by 7195 users)
Ranked: #2922
Popularity: #159
Members: 14,973
Favorites: 742
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Popular Tags

action politics seinen

Synopsis

Nagasawa Shiina was just your average 3rd year high schooler when her father's company went bankrupt. To ease the strain on her family, she secretly begins prostituting herself. At her first job, a mysterious masked man crashes the party... and it's someone she knows...

Akumetsu is the story of Hazama Shou, who defends his own view of justice in a vigilante manner while wearing a mask and calling himself Akumetsu.

Characters

 Shou
Hazama, Shou
Main
 Shina
Nagasawa, Shina
Main
 Kuronuma
Kuronuma
Supporting
 Hideki
Horikiri, Hideki
Supporting
 Masami
Iwata, Masami
Supporting
 Keiichi
Katsuragi, Keiichi
Supporting
 Mary
Kirishima, Mary
Supporting



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Dec 12, 2009
Quizerno
To me. Akumetsu is everything Death Note should have been (in terms of Death Note's story). I hope I haven't angered anyone by saying that. I consider Akumetsu's story-telling to be wonderful.

The entire philosophy of "What is good? What is evil?" is something that alot of series integrate into their plot.

And so Akumetsu might seem to follow that, it takes a contemporary approach. Featuring science-fiction as opposed to magic.

Story: The details keeps you intrigued. They can be essentially divided into three parts that are all developed as the story progresses.
1. Akumetsu actions and political background of Japan
2. The people trying to understand Akumetsu and/or stop read more
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Apr 20, 2011
hJ
One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.” (Ronald Reagan)

It is easier to commit murder than to justify it. (Aemilius Papinianus)


PLOT: -

Akumetsu takes us in post 9/11 Japan, where extreme corruption and hearsay lead the country to a massive economic downfall, increasing the public deficit to an enormous seven hundred trillion Yen. Politicians and businessmen simply enrich themselves amid growing unrest.

What would if you do if you the power to eradicate evil? Do you think crime can simply be destroyed by getting rid of all the criminals? In which read more
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User Recommendations

A prevailing theme in both series is the notion of moral justice: Is it right to kill those who are unhealthy to society? It is a rather conflicting statement as often the answer lies in the subjective. This is profoundly highlighted in both series through the characters, views of the general public, and moral consequences and decisions the protagonists have to face.
Vigilante getting rid of the evil on this earth by taking the law in their own hands, awesome action and badass MCs

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