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Metropolis

Metropolis

Alternative Titles

English: Metropolis
Japanese: メトロポリス

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 15, 1949
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 6.801 (scored by 714 users)
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Ranked: #107432
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Popularity: #5166
Members: 1,376
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Synopsis

In a super-advanced city in the near future where humanoid robot technology is very sophisticated, the boy detective Kenichi is caught up in the conflict as the powerful politician Duke Red, distraught over his child's death, hires a scientist to create a replacement, an exquisitely beautiful sex-changing robot child named Mitchy. Note that this original 1949 manga supplies only part of the plot for the recent Metropolis movie, and does not feature Rock, whose role in the film was adapted from Phoenix, Nextworld and other Tezuka manga.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Metropolis was published in English by Dark Horse on April 22, 2003.

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Characters

Red, Duke
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More reviewsReviews

Dec 5, 2008
MotokoAramaki (All reviews)
I, like many people, picked up this manga because of my love of the movie, and Tezuka in general. What I didn't know was how immensely different from the movie this is. There's no Rock, no politically driven story or romance: there isn't even a "Tima".

The story focuses on a gender-bending young robot named Michi, who is very like Tima in almost all respects. Both befriend Kenichi, have run ins with Duke Red (who isn't nearly as charismatic as he is in the movie), and both are, for the most part, innocence incarnate. Many recurring characters in Tezuma's world make appearances, and even some hilarious read more

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