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Dragon Head

Dragon Head

Alternative Titles

English: Dragon Head
Japanese: ドラゴンヘッド

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 89
Status: Finished
Published: 1995 to 2000
Authors: Mochizuki, Minetaro (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.431 (scored by 3258 users)
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Ranked: #40782
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Popularity: #804
Members: 7,277
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /89

Synopsis

In the horror of witnessing so many classmates perish before his eyes in a violent train wreck, Teru discovers two survivors in the tunnel: Ako and Nobuo. But salvation from this bloody carnage is far from their grasp. As they try to dig out from the wreck in order to come up with a plan to stay alive, the lack of light and food, combined with the stench of death and decay, will lead one member of the group down a dark and demented path. And with sudden, violent earthquakes shaking the tunnel, escaping to the outside world may lead them to an even greater danger...

(Source: Tokyopop)

Background

Dragon Head was published in English by Tokyopop from January 10, 2006 to April 8, 2008.

Characters

Aoki, Teru
Aoki, Teru
Main
Seto, Ako
Seto, Ako
Main
Takahashi, Nobuo
Takahashi, Nobuo
Main
Iwada
Iwada
Main
Captain Nimura
Captain Nimura
Main
Yamazaki
Yamazaki
Supporting
Ooike
Ooike
Supporting


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Nekko-mimi
Dec 10, 2008
So I finally managed to read this to the end, and I have to say ... WOW
From the start one of the biggest achievments of this manga is the characters. Without them, Dragon Head would loose many points.
They are REALISTIC! And that is saying a lot. You can actually feel from them. Their fear, their hope, their surprise, their disappointment, their saddeness. It's all there for you to experience as the story unveils.
And the story ... It's amazing!
After a while you start thinking, there's has to be somthing supernatural about this, but at the same time you have that immenent feeling of natural catastrophe. read more
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Tumerking
Dec 13, 2009
I read all 10 volumes of Dragon Head in the span of one week. And I would have completed it even sooner if it wasn't for Christmas and finals. Interesting right? Now onto the review.

STORY: 8/10
If I had to sum it up in one word I would say "Thrilling". It's palm sweating, mind numbing, edge-of-your-seat excitement. Teru (the main character) finds himself trapped in a dark tunnel along with all his dead classmates. Dazed and confused, he lives on. Why is it so hot in the tunnel? Whats with all the earthquakes? Why have people gone crazy? Teru is faced with all of these questions read more
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led
Nov 30, 2010
Well, I finished the manga yesterday and I need to say I'm a bit disappointed.
The beginning was awesome. I really couldn't stop from reading. It felt to me like some Horror survival games I used to play. When you go around some dark mystery place and search for things. Really similar atmosphere. but then its just got ruined. There was so many potential, really sad.
From something about vol 3 the story begins to drag and drag and there isn't such much of a development except for the characters.
There is also this feeling like the mangaka killed every character when he finished using them.
I Kinda made read more
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greatyu
Jun 3, 2012
Okay, if you are a fan of goofy shoujo manga, think twice b4 watching this. It's not something for the faint hearted. -- a night mare coming to life.
Ever heard of 2012? yes? well this manga is a naturalistic creation of the world ending tragedy. The artwork is horror itself- as i read the first three chapters, I was too shocked to move! It was like the images attacking my brain over and over, sending me to insanity. Eventually, the gore, the blood, the darkness, sweat, patience and hallucinations: all epic elements for a horrifying tragedy is in there.
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