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Kongou Banchou (Manga)

Kongou Banchou

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kongo Bancho, Kongoh Bancho
Japanese: 金剛番長

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 114
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 7, 2007 to Feb 2010
Authors: Suzuki, Nakaba (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday

Statistics

Score: 7.741 (scored by 1181 users)
Ranked: #20512
Popularity: #1460
Members: 2,780
Favorites: 51
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Synopsis

The "Diamond Delinquent" Akira Kongō transfers to Shiritsu Raimei High School and desipite his insistence that he isn't a banchō (a Japanese student delinquent and gang leader), he quickly rises in the ranks of Shiritsu Raimei's gang until he becomes leader. Now Akira takes part in schoolyard battles against the bullies and punks from the twenty-three neighboring schools.

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Characters

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 Yuu
Akiyama, Yuu
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 Touya
Kiriu, Touya
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 Haruka
Kodama, Haruka
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 Akira
Kongou, Akira
Main
 Takeshi
Kongou, Takeshi
Main
 Manson
Raionji, Manson
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Apr 27, 2014
THEAnimeHERO
UNDERRATED BATTLE SHONEN!!! MANLINESS!!!

From the creator of "The 7 Deadly Sins", this is one of the most over the top battle mangas you'll ever read! Kongo Bancho is essentially a tournament style series with participants being Banchos (delinquent leaders). Akira Kongo is our leading hero who does not sway from his old fashioned convictions of honor & chivalry. His goal is to stop the conquest of Japan so he participates in the tourny, fighting against various martial arts & ludicrous opponents such as a giant shark, an android, hot blooded women, a giant cow, manly men & he even fights a mecha!!

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Jan 24, 2010
dragonknight1000
I noticed this manga haven't been talked about enough, kinda sad since Kongoh Bancho is easily one of the best mangas I've read to date. Brief summary:

Akira Kongoh (the main character) has one goal: to end the "23 District Project" (a project made by the Japanese govt. where humans w/ insane superhuman abilities - known w/ the common term Bancho, fight for control of all the districts). Early on in the manga, he's forced to compete in the project against other Banchos while looking for the leaders of the project (reason is b/c he hates the idea of having other people influence others' lifestyle/beliefs and read more
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User Recommendations

Both mangas have a lot of fighting over some territory or position. Very delinquent-esque, but also with lots of side character comedy, light moments, superhuman abilities and so on. If you like one you will likely like the other.
Both are shonen series which expresses manliness through heroic feats and outrageous battles. There's plenty of creativity found in both manga, especially with the usage of delinquent characters.

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