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Midori no Ou

Midori no Ou

Alternative Titles

English: Verdant Lord
Japanese: 緑の王 VERDANT LORD

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 62
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 26, 2003 to Jan 26, 2009
Authors: Takashige, Hiroshi (Story), Soga, Atsushi (Art)
Serialization: Magazine-Z

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Score: 7.051 (scored by 441 users)
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Ranked: #84842
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Popularity: #5158
Members: 1,436
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Synopsis

Set in the near future where Mother Nature has decided to fight back against all of the human encroachment.

It has your standard apocalyptic scenario, but we're right in the middle of the apocalypse actually happening, rather than the aftermath. Vines and foliage entangle cities, as large wooden mech-like creatures called Arethusa (named after one of the mythical Greek Hesperides that tended the gardens in a remote corner of the world) rampage through cities.

Our main character is Souma Shin, a punk kid out of Japan. We start off with him coming to visit his twin (?) brother Ken. All hell breaks loose as Shin finds a group of small kids being used for military purposes, and tries to save them in the confusion created by an Arethusa invading the compound.

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May 29, 2017
Tyrraell (All reviews)
While the premise of the story of Midori no Ou, or Verdant Lord, showed alot of promise of complexity and interesting relations of the characters and the world they live in, it's excecuted in a pretty subpar manner, progressively moving the ideas that made the concept interesting into the gutter, adding more and more action and in general fighting, while also raising the proportions of the conflict in the same way. By itself it's nothing bad, but it leaves an unsatisfied feeling since you can't get much invested in the characters involved, who misses motives beyond their most basic "purposes", set in the read more

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