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English: Gangsta.
Japanese: GANGSTA.


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jan 21, 2011 to ?
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Kohske (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic@Bunch


Score: 8.121 (scored by 1250612,506 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4752
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #210
Members: 41,844
Favorites: 2,067
Ranked #475Popularity #210Members 41,844
MangaComic@BunchKohske (Story & Art)
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In the city of Ergastulum, a shady ville filled with made men and petty thieves, whores on the make and cops on the take, there are some deeds too dirty for even its jaded inhabitants to touch. Enter the "Handymen," Nic and Worick, who take care of the jobs no one else will handle. Until the day when a cop they know on the force requests their help in taking down a new gang muscling in on the territory of a top Mafia family. It seems like business (and mayhem) as usual, but the Handymen are about to find that this job is a lot more than they bargained for.

(Source: VIZ Media)


Gangsta. has been published in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Signature imprint since February 18, 2014; in French by Glénat since January 2014; in Brazil by Jbc since October 2015; in Polish by Waneko since February 2016; and in Spanish by Milky Way Ediciones since October 2017.

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More reviewsReviews

Aug 23, 2014
Meshi_chan (All reviews)
Okay, let me just get this started. I just read it couple weeks ago, and I fell in love instantly.

Story : Gangsta tells you about two 'handymen' who lives in dysfunctional city of Ergastulum where crimes, thieves, prostitutes, mobsters, and corrupted cops are everywhere. Worrick, an easy-going freelance gangster and Nic, a deaf, aloof also a freelance gangster, together they sometimes got hired for doing 'dirty' work people normally won't do. And then the plot develops. From Worrick and Nic's daily life as 'handymen', some big problems began to show up. The story caught my interest, and I was surprised how interesting the story is read more
Dec 16, 2012
SassyxandxGeeky (All reviews)
Gangsta is your overall enjoyable manga.

The story involves around two guys that work for an assassination organization, it's nothing original, but what is now and days? Besides, Kosuke adds in her own plot twists here and there to keep the reader interested.

In the story, the two main male characters Nicolas and Warrick, have dark pasts, which are revealed bit by bit, but not all at once and they have side jobs that they do extra to get by in their town of crime and mafias. Then there's Alex, who is trying to make her life right, but is psychologically haunted and disturbed by read more
Jun 8, 2015
TheAzureSky (All reviews)
- Unbearably cliché and boring.
- Feels like it was written by a teenager by the way it treats sex and violence.
- Extremely inappropriate clashing of tones between violence and humor.
- A chore to read.


I saw a promotional image for the upcoming anime. It showed two tough guys and an attractive woman. Then I read up a description and thought it sounded kinda cool. But it turns out to be just so fucking cliché and boring.

I gave it 3 chapters. I know first episodes, first scenes, or first chapters can be shaky because the creator is trying to find their pace. But I read more
Mar 2, 2015
Marthgun (All reviews)
This manga has defeated me and i will stop reading it now. I'm not very good with depressing material, but the intensity and mood this sets is unlike anything i've ever seen or read.

The story is about two middle aged friends who live in a crime infested city filled with abnormal humans, some of which are very powerful. Not shounen type powerful, but very strong / hard to kill. The focus is on the two main characters who do odd jobs for the local mafia type gangs, from bodyguards, to delivering packages. Early they meet a prostitute doing tricks read more

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