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Synonyms: Rah Xephon
Japanese: ラーゼフォン
English: RahXephon
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 19, 2001 to Nov 19, 2002
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Mecha Mecha
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Sunday Gene-X
Authors: Momose, Takeaki (Art), Izubuchi, Yutaka (Story)


Score: 6.391 (scored by 910910 users)
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Ranked: #141212
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Popularity: #7501
Members: 1,922
Favorites: 18

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A mysterious orb envelops the city of Tokyo. All forms of communication are severed, leaving the inhabitants of the newly dubbed "Tokyo Jupiter" ignorant to their fate. Along with the United Nations, a special organization known as TERRA is formed: their mission is to liberate Tokyo from the otherwordly MU -- those responsible for Tokyo's capture. (Source: Viz Media)


RahXephon was published in English by VIZ Media from October 5, 2004 to September 29, 2005.

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Nov 30, 2017
danielstellar (All reviews)
The first time I saw the anime version of Rahxephon, I quite liked it- it had fantastic art direction, beautiful character designs and decent enough exploration of its characters to feel satisfying. A perfect tone-piece. Manga version, on the other hand, lacks anything that made the anime so special and ends up feeling like pointless drivel that barely has anything to do with the anime in the terms of quality.

Story- 4

The story of the manga differs *significantly* from the anime-, especially in the latter half. Changes made to the storyline are absolutely devastating- the story does not give enough time to explore any of the read more
Mar 8, 2017
kanemalakos (All reviews)
I found this manga utterly incomprehensible, to the point where it became impossible to care because I just didn't understand what was happening. There were plenty of beautifully-drawn shots of mecha battling, but at no point in time did I ever understand who was in what mech, who I should be rooting for, what was happening in the battle or even who was winning and who was losing. It may partially be that I was younger when I read the series and thus had a more difficult time picking up on the more unspoken rules and stylistic choices of manga in general, but even going read more


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