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Synonyms: Geki-man!, Hardcore-Man!
Japanese: 激マン!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 55
Status: Finished
Published: May 21, 2010 to Sep 7, 2012
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Memoir Memoir
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Manga Goraku
Authors: Nagai, Go (Story & Art)


Score: 7.191 (scored by 154154 users)
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Ranked: #61802
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Popularity: #21883
Members: 520
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An autobiographical manga about the career of Nagai Go and how his most known works were born.

How a young Nagai Go, struggling to break out of his typecasting as the go-to guy for gag manga by breaking into the sophisticated world of story manga.


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Jul 18, 2020
Gekiman is not a traditional manga, so you should know what you're getting into. Gekiman is more of a remastered Devilman manga with "Director's commentary" track added. Yes, most of the content of this manga are redrawn pages of the original Devilman manga, so you should read that first, as you will definitely get spoiled otherwise. Really, read the original manga first, don't go into this thinking you're fine to go if you've only watched some of the adaptations. This is, after all, about the original manga and there isn't really a need for someone who isn't a fan of the Devilman manga to read ...
May 20, 2020
Gekiman is an autobiography written by Go Nagai , a major artist in the world of manga that everyone should have already heard about, even those that are just entering the world of Japanese comics.

I tend to enjoy biographies because they usually give a lot of context necessary to understand the process of creation and to explain why they were important at the time of their release, which is not always evident, especially with an artist like Nagai whose works aged pretty poorly. If there’s one thing that’s clear to me, it’s that this one is very poor, scarce in informations and in the ...

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