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Apollo no Uta

Apollo no Uta

Alternative Titles

English: Apollo's Song
Synonyms: Song for Apollo
Japanese: アポロの歌

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 13, 1970 to Nov 9, 1970
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen King

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Ranked: #13082
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Popularity: #2725
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Synopsis

Shougo is a young man who has a problem with love, not just in humans be even with animals. He is even compelled to kill animals that show each other affection, which lands him in a mental hospital. Where during therapy he has a vision where he meets a goddess that dooms him to fall in love with the same girl over and over again, but one of them will always die before they can truly be together.

Background

Apollo no Uta was published in English as Apollo's Song by Vertical Inc. in 2 volumes on August 31, 2010 and in Spanish as La canción de Apolo by ECC Comics in May 2014.

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Apr 2, 2008
the_terrible (All reviews)
Osamu Tezuka truly is the god of manga. The attention to detail is simply staggering, and he produced his hundreds of thousands of pages of manga over the decades the long, hard way. Sometimes, when reading his work, one simply must stop and marvel at the art, even during the most engrossing of tales.

Apollo's Song, given to me by a friend, is quite epic, whether examined alone or alongside Tezuka's other works. It features, of course, Tezuka's unmistakable comic drawing style, combined with a dark, deep story about eternal punishment. The contrast in the story and its presentation is itself something truly amazing, and it read more
Jan 18, 2010
Tuskus (All reviews)
Apollo's Song is an interesting manga by the God of Manga himself, Osamu Tezuka. It starts out by introducing Shogo, a kid that hates love so much that kill animals that show any signs of affection. Because of this habit, Shogo is sent to a mental hospital where he goes through electroshock therapy (it was written in 1970 after all). During one of his sessions, Shogo has a vision of him talking with a Greek goddess who then curses him for committing crimes against love. Shogo is sentenced to love a woman again and again but one of then will always tragically die. And that's read more

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