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Akumetsu

Akumetsu

Alternative Titles

Japanese: アクメツ

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 162
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 2002 to Apr 6, 2006
Authors: Tabata, Yoshiaki (Story), Yugo, Yuuki (Art)
Serialization: Shounen Champion

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Score: 8.301 (scored by 11533 users)
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Ranked: #3282
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Popularity: #186
Members: 26,440
Favorites: 1,204
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Synopsis

Nagasawa Shiina was just your average third year high schooler when her father's company went bankrupt. To ease the strain on her family, she secretly begins prostituting herself. At her first job, a mysterious masked man crashes the party... and it's someone she knows...

Akumetsu is the story of Hazama Shou, who defends his own view of justice in a vigilante manner while wearing a mask and calling himself "Akumetsu."

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Characters

Mamoru, Yamada
Supporting
Kuronuma
Supporting
Horikiri, Hideki
Supporting
Iwata, Masami
Supporting
Yaguchi, Osamu
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Dec 12, 2009
Quizerno (All reviews)
To me. Akumetsu is everything Death Note should have been (in terms of Death Note's story). I hope I haven't angered anyone by saying that. I consider Akumetsu's story-telling to be wonderful.

The entire philosophy of "What is good? What is evil?" is something that alot of series integrate into their plot.

And so Akumetsu might seem to follow that, it takes a contemporary approach. Featuring science-fiction as opposed to magic.

Story: The details keeps you intrigued. They can be essentially divided into three parts that are all developed as the story progresses.
1. Akumetsu actions and political background of Japan
2. The people trying to understand Akumetsu and/or stop read more
Apr 20, 2011
hJ (All reviews)
One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.” (Ronald Reagan)

It is easier to commit murder than to justify it. (Aemilius Papinianus)


PLOT: -

Akumetsu takes us in post 9/11 Japan, where extreme corruption and hearsay lead the country to a massive economic downfall, increasing the public deficit to an enormous seven hundred trillion Yen. Politicians and businessmen simply enrich themselves amid growing unrest.

What would if you do if you the power to eradicate evil? Do you think crime can simply be destroyed by getting rid of all the criminals? In which read more
Oct 29, 2014
butako (All reviews)
I started off really liking this manga and as it progressed, it became a little stagnant. It can become a little boring towards the middle as some of the mini-stories can be repetitive. But, I always feel the ending can either make or break something and in this case, it DEFINITELY made the manga.. Those who have not stuck to the end don't deserve to rate the manga. The final chapters leading up to the end were so dramatic and tense. Although the end was rather abrupt, I felt it was satisfactory as a conclusion that left little loose strings and was impactful. That being read more
Nov 13, 2014
Asfaria (All reviews)
Akumetsu is a story of one man. And a horde of his look-alikes who collectively become known as Akumetsu. They are a terrorist group who kill off evil politicians and people ruining the country of Japan and causing it to accumulate around 7 trillion in national debt. After an Akumetsu kills his target, he dies as well.

The story is pretty simple and is mainly divided into arcs centering around Akumetsu focusing on a certain target and killing that target (pretty much always an old, corrupt, male politician) in a flashy way so that more and more people come to know of them and they can read more

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