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Freesia (Manga)

Freesia

Alternative Titles

Japanese: フリージア

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 82
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 29, 2001 to Aug 25, 2009
Authors: Matsumoto, Jiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ikki

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 1110 users)
Ranked: #16192
Popularity: #1108
Members: 3,193
Favorites: 88
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Popular Tags

psychological

Synopsis

Freesia is set in an alternative Japanese society that is at war, and has passed a law legalizing retaliatory killings. If somebody kills your loved one, you are legally sanctioned to kill, or hire someone to kill, the victimizer. The manga is set around a character who works for a firm that specializes in these retaliatory killings.

(Source: OneManga)

Characters

 Mariko
Higuchi, Mariko
Main
 Hiroshi
Kano, Hiroshi
Main
 Masaki
Mizoguchi, Masaki
Main
 Ichiro
Yamada, Ichiro
Main
 Hisae
Iwao, Hisae
Supporting



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Jan 5, 2009
Beatnik
In a modern Japan inexplicably at war with vague foreigners, its prisons emptied to fill the military with soldiers, its population constantly reminded via loud speakers in public streets, we begin the tale with a delusional young man, Hiroshi, who talks to an imaginary friend while killing people with remarkable ease thanks to an interesting suppressed past.

This initially unflappable man gets a job working as a proxy for vengeance-seekers via a newly instated vengeance act. The act is so outrageous that even author Jiro Matsumoto is laughing while he writes this brilliant manga. We are looking at a Japan where courts receive read more
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Oct 30, 2007
Master10K
Freesia is a fairly simple-minded Psychological, Action, Drama and is the sort of manga you'll either enjoy reading or a get bored of it quickly.

This is about criminals who've been let out early because of overcrowding, so the government allowed a new "Vengeance Law" allowing people to hire Enforcers to kill ex-cons who have affected you or your family. This kind of story should be easy to follow but for some reason the author felt the need to add some complex psychological stuff. The plot is pretty interesting and has the potential to do well however the story does become very inconsistent, at times, where read more
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