Ranked #1297

Dendrobates (Manga)


Alternative Titles

Japanese: デンドロバテス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 58
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 25, 2006 to Dec 22, 2008
Genres: Action, Seinen
Authors: Ishiwata, Youji (Story), Yamane, Akihiro (Art)


Score: 7.851 (scored by 1942 users)
Ranked: #12972
Popularity: #1274
Members: 4,019
Favorites: 64
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Sengawa's day job is as an accountant working for the police. But at night... he transforms into a ruthless assassin bringing death to anyone who deserves it. Meet and hire the man with 1000 guns.

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Nov 26, 2013
If its premise is any indication, Dendrobates is incredibly simplistic. It's hard to call it woefully underwhelming when it does not setup much expectation from the onset. That said, it does have some merit for what it is—a largely episodic tale with a rinse-and-repeat layout that occasionally has smaller story arcs strewn out in-between. The overarching plot does leave the palate a bit unsatiated, because it is not developed or explored in enough depth at least to this author's taste, and it's a bit predictable if you've read much seinen or watched much anime in general. That said, the episodic parts are at least diverse read more
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Apr 25, 2013
So far this manga has surprised in me wonderful way. Even though it seems like it will have no depth at first as you progress through the initial chapters you'll find yourself pulled. There is plenty of action and just enough mystery and intrigue to keep you reading. Some may think this a Deathnote copycat but it does have it's own flavor and the main character while slightly cliched is interesting. You really don't know what to think about him as he is kind of erratic. The other supporting characters are well done and add to story and aren't just used to take up read more
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