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Synonyms: Mechanism
Japanese: カラクリ
English: Karakuri
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Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: 1995
Genres: Action Action, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Akamaru Jump
Authors: Kishimoto, Masashi (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #168242
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In order to combat a deadly virus, an implant was made that is transplanted into a human being's nervous system. Unfortunately, this implant technology was also used by the less scrupulous to create human weapons, blood-red eyed creatures referred to as "Roido." To cope with this threat the defense agency has created the Karakuri unit, an elite unit whose human members are monitored by small talking animals. As Kiru the karakuri goes to visit his friends Koten and Koron while on leave, he's going to learn that there are no days off against the Roido!

(source: MU)


Karakuri is Masashi Kishimoto's debut one-shot and it won him the Hop Step Award.

VIZ Media published the one-shot in English in their digital Weekly Shonen Jump anthology magazine on October 12, 2015.


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