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Detroit Metal City (Manga)

Detroit Metal City

Alternative Titles

English: DMC: Detroit Metal City
Synonyms: DMC
Japanese: デトロイト・メタル・シティ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 113
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 2005 to Apr 23, 2010
Genres: Comedy, Music, Seinen
Authors: Wakasugi, Kiminori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Animal

Statistics

Score: 8.271 (scored by 2613 users)
Ranked: #4192
Popularity: #537
Members: 5,671
Favorites: 265
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Popular Tags

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Synopsis

Souichi Negishi is a common boy, timid, quiet. He loves flowers, walking and musical hits like the ones that radios play. But he is also Krauzer II, leader of Detroy Metal City (DMC), the most popular underground metal band of Japan! Souichi would like to change his life and start to play Swedish pop songs with peaceful and loving lyrics instead of the violent and vulgar ones of DMC, but when he is playing with his band he completely changes his attitude and behavior...

Related Manga

Adaptation: Detroit Metal City

Characters

 Souichi
Negishi, Souichi
Main
 Death Records Manager
Death Records Manager
Supporting
 Krauser-tan
Krauser-tan
Supporting
 Yuri
Aikawa, Yuri
Supporting
 Jack
ILL Dark, Jack
Supporting
 Keisuke
Nashimoto, Keisuke
Supporting
 Terumichi
Nishida, Terumichi
Supporting



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Aug 17, 2008
YoungVagabond
Howling with laughter while reading "Detroit Metal City" (DMC), the word I kept thinking of was "genius".

DMC is based on the theme of dual personalities. Negi Souichi is a kind-hearted, simple 23 year old, a virgin with an ugly bowl-shaped haircut. He hails from a farm, talks to his mother every day, and dreams of uniting the world with fashionable pop songs about love and French desserts.

At night, he dresses up as the fearsome Krauser-san II of the band DMC, a KISS and Gwar-inspired death metal frontman who sings about rape, murdering one's parents, and on stage, beats up an elderly Japanese read more
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Oct 8, 2011
joeblow
When i herd about D.M.C. I wasn't expecting much and i was wrong. I read many many different mangas but this is my firs review that is because this manga blew my mind, this manga is on a completely on different level.
When you' re reading detroit metal city you will find that there' s only one way to describe it "LEGENDАRY"!
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User Recommendations

The artwork isn't the best but the humor is very alike. You just have to enjoy both of them!
Solanin is a very down-to-earth slice-of-life story whereas DMC tends toward vulgar slapstick, but at their basest levels they're both about using a passion for music and a place in a hastily composed band to follow dreams and to make the best of and/or overcome a less than ideal situation.

Recent News

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