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Chikyuu wo Nomu

Chikyuu wo Nomu

Alternative Titles

English: Swallowing the Earth
Japanese: 地球を呑む


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 29, 1968 to Jul 10, 1969
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic


Score: 6.671 (scored by 206 users)
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Ranked: #134042
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Popularity: #11923
Members: 621
Favorites: 2


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Sep 10, 2019
poppyco1 (All reviews)
"Swallowing the Earth" represents output from the peculiar stage of Tezuka's career when he was foremost known as a childrens mangaka (best known for his Astro Boy) but was attempting to become a creator for adults (which eventually produced masterpieces like Buddha and Phoenix) It is not surprising that there would be some growing pains in this transition, and STE is an uneven work that fails to reconcile the very good concepts it deals with or a tone between childish and mature.

Story: 6 The story jumps all over the place from chapter to chapter, switching up characters and plot threads, but the overarching plot deals read more