Chikyuu wo Nomu
Swallowing the Earth
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Chikyuu wo Nomu

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 地球を呑む
English: Swallowing the Earth
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 29, 1968 to Jul 10, 1969
Genres: Action Action, Mystery Mystery, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 6.701 (scored by 659659 users)
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Ranked: #132092
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Popularity: #10992
Members: 1,585
Favorites: 1

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Synopsis

Amidst the chaos of World War II, two Japanese sailors hear of Zephyrus, an utterly captivating woman in the South Pacific. Many years have since passed, and now Zephyrus has resurfaced in Japan, wielding her mysterious power over all men to exact revenge for their crimes against women since the beginning of time. Gohonmatsu Seki is the only man with the ability to resist her allure, but even he seems ill-equipped to save his gender...

(Source: DMP)

Background

Chikyuu wo Nomu was published in English as Swallowing the Earth by Digital Manga Publishing on June 1, 2009.

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Reviews

Sep 10, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (20/20 eps)
"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 ...

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Recent News

[Update, Nov. 18] DMP Starts a Bring Back Osamu Tezuka's "Swallowing the Earth" Kickstarter

According to their website, manga publisher DMP has started a campaign via Kickstarter in order to be able to reprint Osamu Tezuka's "Swallowing the Earth&...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Swallowing the Earth Chapter 20 Discussion
DarthDaimyo - Apr 25, 2010
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Aug 20, 2012 2:09 PM
Poll: Swallowing the Earth Chapter 6 Discussion
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Poll: Swallowing the Earth Chapter 19 Discussion
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Apr 25, 2010 7:51 PM
Poll: Swallowing the Earth Chapter 18 Discussion
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Apr 25, 2010 7:15 PM
Poll: Swallowing the Earth Chapter 17 Discussion
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