Ice-Head Gill
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Ice-Head Gill

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Japanese: アイスヘッドギル
English: Ice-Head Gill
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 26, 2023 to Nov 13, 2023
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Hachiya, Ikuo (Story & Art)


Score: 5.191 (scored by 933933 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #192102
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Popularity: #10248
Members: 1,712
Favorites: 4

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In the land of ashen snow known as Great Ice, a young man named Gill Sol has been chased from the capital for some reason. On northern Urchin island, Gill uses his axe skills to work for the lord Mela, but someone has come looking for him... Use your axe to defy destiny! The adventure of the ice boy now begins!

(Source: MANGA Plus)


Ice-Head Gill was published digitally as an English simulpub through MANGA Plus.


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Nov 12, 2023
Mixed Feelings
On this round of Jump manga with untapped potential, we have a little Norse boy with an axe fighting lichts. I rated this a 6 but I think a 5.5 is more apt. It really straddled the line between I'm having fun reading this and I'm waiting for it to grow into itself. The characters and concept were solid. The artwork was charming. However, it lacked the spark a lot of manga have that manage to return for more than a couple of volumes worth of chapters. Everything felt a little flatter than it should and after a few weeks, it continued to feel flat ...
Dec 12, 2023
Ice-Head Gil Freezes Up Before It Can Get Going

The problems with Ice-Head Gil are many and consistent. Like all struggling and short-lived manga, it has flaws that push away any interest, and those problems are many.

Gil, the protagonist, feels too much of an archetype than a character, with the naivety of other Shonen protagonists, but none of their charm. This design choice makes it hard to connect with Gil and his actions. The benefit of this style of naive protagonists is usually that their purity cuts through complex immoral worlds and allows for their moral righteousness to win the day. Gil’s world, however, feels ...
Aug 23, 2023
Preliminary (8/20 eps)
Ice Head Gill certainly exists. Having followed it since Day 1, when it first debuted, I could already smell the axe-bait. Its first chapter had a solid Viking aesthetic, however, its conclusion suggested an adventure type story. Now, there's nothing inherently wrong with that. Some of the best shonen ever are adventures. However, as Red Hood certainly showed, adventure series usually have a hard time in Jump nowadays. And while Gill did have a decent first chapter, it went downhill from there.

Plot: 3
Gill's first chapter was actually sort of decent, leaving me with some hope for it. However, it also didn't have much originality, aside ...

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