Ranked #13036
The End (Manga)

The End

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English: Dead End
Japanese: THE END ジ・エンド


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 24, 2001 to Sep 25, 2002
Authors: Manabe, Shohei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Afternoon


Score: 6.781 (scored by 250 users)
Ranked: #130362
Popularity: #6064
Members: 728
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Shirou's ordinary life as a poor construction worker gets turned upside down when he comes across a naked girl, Lucy, who's fallen out of the sky! Her strange and unique personality entices him and he introduces her to his apartment buddies.
But after leaving for just a few minutes, he returns to the apartment to find Lucy gone, all his friends slaughtered and an ogre-like stranger standing amidst the carnage.

The big man suddenly pulls Shirou out of the apartment building just before it explodes! Shirou gets pushed down into the sewage system of the city and is saved by a mysterious man...

(Source: Tokyopop)


Shiba, Shirou

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Jun 26, 2013
An extraordinary rarity which contains a dose of surrealism and fast-paced action, in center fixated on a man in search for his identity, and answers about his existence. This cerebral and introspective experience will surely prompt you to read it more than once due to its intricacies and story line fluctuations.

The art utmostly pertains to this surrealistic input, albeit it is far away from beautiful, but rather suitable to this morose and melancholic atmosphere, yet it still makes the characters appear vivacious, in a sense.

Wonderful and ostentatious read, which can be hard, perplexed and unfathomable in the process, but offers a reward and read more
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What do people do when they live and how do they face their death? Will you be able to tell that you've lived a fruitful life on our deathbed? These are only few questions which bring up those mangas. Even though plot and characters are completely different to each manga, questions and problems that face their characters are pretty the same. In the end they all have to decide - to forgive or to take a revenge on someone. In Dead End the main hero gradually moves toward his final decision and in Skyhigh we witness many people trying to solve this problem. One more thing to put them together is a common art. Somehow Manabe developed his style towards Takahashi's mussy ink drawings.
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