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Haisha

Haisha

Alternative Titles

English: Ashen Victor
Synonyms: Ashen Victor: Motorball Diaries from the World of Battle Angel Alita, Ashman, Hai-Sha
Japanese: 灰者

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: 1995 to 1996
Authors: Kishiro, Yukito (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ultra Jump

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Score: 6.861 (scored by 449 users)
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Ranked: #96822
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Popularity: #6189
Members: 903
Favorites: 3
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /4

Synopsis

Meet Snev, a hapless motorballer nicknamed the "Crash King." Ever since a traumatic accident on the racetrack, Snev has been running on the edge of sanity. Only his best friend, a beautiful prostitute, still believes in him. Then, when Snev discovers his employers' ulterior motives for keeping him on the motorball circuit, he must muster the courage to confront both them and his inner demons!

Background

Haisha was published in English as Ashen Victor, or Motorball Diaries From The World Of Battle Angel Alita by VIZ Media on January 31, 1999.

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Touka
Oct 16, 2014
Yukito Kishiro was forced to end Battle Angel Alita prematurely in 1994 due to personal issues. However, he returned to his manga universe a year later with Ashen Victor; a short piece chronicling the exploits of Snev, the so called 'Crash King' of Motorball, the series' deadly extreme sport.

The story - 134 pages in length - is sufficiently developed, but could have been constructed more efficiently. The plot relies on a lot of coincidences, and I feel there was more room to explore Snev's psyche, along with the Scrapyard setting and Snev's place within it. Nevertheless, it's an enjoyable ride and a lovely little detour read more
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