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Zetman (Manga)


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Japanese: ZETMAN ゼットマン


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Oct 31, 2002 to ?
Authors: Katsura, Masakazu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump


Score: 8.041 (scored by 4608 users)
Ranked: #8782
Popularity: #272
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Jin is a strange kid with an angel mark on his hand. He lives a poor but peaceful life with his grandfather, along with the other destitute and abandoned vagabonds near the river. One day, his peaceful life changes when a strange monster named "player" appears, chopping off heads and killing everyone who appears in front of it.

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Nov 6, 2010
Zetman is about Justice.

But what is impressive about Zetman is the way it chooses two characters, completely different from each other, puts them side by side and lets us see how their ideas of justice are similar and different. They have the same goals, but what is most precious to them, what they decide to sacrifice to achieve their
goals are very different.

Jin is a superhuman known as Zet. From a young age, he has discovered the hardships of life as he loses many people who are very precious to him. Through these incidents, he becomes sort of a cold person who likes to read more
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Sep 5, 2008
Zetman is a Seinen, Sci-fi, Action, Drama that traces the lives of two rival heroes; developing and enacting their own form of judgment in a DC Comics fashion. Still it is a major problem, since you’re mostly unaware of what Zetman is about until much later on.

Describing the story for Zetman is quite the arduous task, because not only is it hard to make any sense out of the 1st couple chapters but nothing is clearly explained until much later. The beginning basically sets the scene for this manga, which has something to do with monsters known as ‘players’ and it introduces a kid who’s read more
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The too are very similar killing monsters because you have to, blood, gore, death, ect. The only main difference is in Zetman the main character is a "Player" or monster that is designed to kill the other monsters. In Gantz it is regular humans that have died and are now sent to kill random alien/monsters. The art work on both are amazing and the thought that goes into both are amazing.
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To me, it seems that Zetman is a modern spin on the themes originally used in Devilman. Both feature a main character who fights off an invasion of superhuman creatures while at the same time fighting to keep their humanity.

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