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Angel Densetsu (Manga)

Angel Densetsu

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Legend of Angel
Japanese: エンジェル伝説

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 84
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 1993 to Mar 2000
Authors: Yagi, Norihiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Monthly)

Statistics

Score: 8.421 (scored by 6325 users)
Ranked: #2282
Popularity: #210
Members: 11,312
Favorites: 652
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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action comedy school shounen

Synopsis

Seiichirou Kitano is a naive and kind boy with the heart of an angel and the face of a devil. Upon entering his new school he is presumed to be a villainous heroin addict, and unwittingly becomes the leader of the schools thugs, all thanks to his frightening face.

His new "friends" have great expectations of him, seeing him as a frightful demon. Kitano himself on the other hand, loathes violence and is blissfully unaware of the situation he is in...

Related Manga

Adaptation: Angel Densetsu

Characters

 Seiichirou
Kitano, Seiichirou
Main
 Ryoko
Koiso, Ryoko
Main
 Seikichi
Kuroda, Seikichi
Main
 Yuji
Takehisa, Yuji
Main
 Koide
Koide
Supporting
 Suda
Suda
Supporting
 Katayama
Katayama
Supporting



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Mar 23, 2011
Risu-chan14
Wow. I've never written a review on MAL before but I had to start for this particular manga. Reading Angel Densetsu was one of the most enjoyable experiences of my life. Pure, comedic gold. I'm the type of person who loves comedy manga but had always generally stuck to the mainstream. THIS manga, however, needs more love and attention.

STORY: Episodic, but it works brilliantly for this manga. We see short, hilarious bits of Kitano's life as he meets (and battles) a list of oddball characters who each bring something important to Kitano's life, and vice versa. The story is entirely character driven, which was a read more
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Jul 21, 2008
kerlyenai
This manga was the first published work of Yagi Norihiro's who went on to write the "Claymore" series. His art improves drastically as the story progresses but the manga remains utterly enjoyable throughout.
The story revolves around Seiichiro, a kind hearted teenager whose face and behavior, unfortunately, inspire the uttermost fear. I won't go into detail about the story because it would spoil your fun but do expect to be surprised. The reactions of some characters during their first encouter with Seiichiro might make you think about how one sometimes (very unfairly) judges a book by its cover.
One simply cannot help laughing when reading this read more
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User Recommendations

Both revolve around the many misunderstandings involving a male protagonist who has a scary apperance and a somewhat inherent ability to fight.
Both of these comedy serialisations, which transpire in a school context, revolve around innocent guys who have delinquent friends.

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