Pure Trance
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Pure Trance

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Japanese: ピュア・トランス
English: Pure Trance
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: 1996 to 1998
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Serialization: Comic Cue
Authors: Mizuno, Junko (Story & Art)


Score: 6.601 (scored by 423423 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #145672
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #12366
Members: 1,301
Favorites: 43


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Chapters: /9


In this dreamy science fiction fantasy, Junko Mizuno illustrates a story full of catfights, alien safari adventures, evil experiments, and a girl who dreams of becoming a pop idol singer. Following the Third World War, humankind left the toxic surface of the Earth and built an underground city to survive. A serious social problem has emerged in this new society: hyperorexia, or severe overeating, a side effect of the "Pure Trance" life-sustaining pill. The story begins in the hospital which has been ruined by a tyrannical director, Keiko Yamazaki...

(Source: MU)


Pure Trance was published in English by Last Gasp on February 25, 2015.



Jun 27, 2018
I don't really know how to rate this one. I keep slipping between ten and zero.

On the one hand, you have a barely coherent story that makes light of all sorts of issues and honestly is all very surface level... but on the other hand, Pure Trance really is imagination running wild on the page, with the distinctly beautiful art to back it up.

I'm not really sure how to qualify something like this. I could give it a rating in the middle, but I think the work is both better and worse than that. It really is something. I just don't know what ...

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