With Steins;Gate manga, it's hit or miss. Some are not very good, and some are decent. To waste little time, this manga is the best of them. It maintains a good plot throughout and sheds light on some of the lesser-focused characters, most obviously Mr Braun and his past. The art is very refreshing and clean, and readable as well. The mood is constantly realistic, as opposed to some of the other S;G manga featuring action and fanservice.
Something of note: don't read it until you have played the V/N or watched the Anime! It is centered around a plot twist in the original S;G works, so you'll ruin it for yourself if you watch this first. read more
"If a rope descends givin' you a chance to escape to escape that hell, the natural choice is to grab on and climb it, right?" - Tennouji Yuugo
Before you start reading this, I want to state that I am by no means a professional reviewer, and that this review may contain some sort of bias.
After watching the anime series and achieving a very high level of satisfaction of it, I've decided to pick up on the mangas, whether they are prequels, sequels or spin-offs to enjoy myself some of Steins;Gate, but I've got to say, I'm quite shocked to see how they aren't more popular/talked about since the actual anime is so sucessful.
Onshuu no Brownian Motion or Braunian Motion of Love and Hate in English, this manga goes into the backstory of Tennouji Yuugo also known as Mr. Braun, which occurs in the Alpha world line.
And we actually get to know a lot of it! Such as Nae's mother, Imamiya Suzuri, his past with Hashida Suzu(Amane Suzuha) and how he ended up grouped with SERN rounders.
It's a Steins;Gate story, if you enjoyed the main series, you will obviously enjoy this!
There were some panels that I didn't got delighted at, but the art overall is very solid and clean.
We get to see some old and new characters here, and a lot of development as well.
I skimmed through the manga in 2 days, during some breaks I had here and then, and every single I spent reading it was worth it! There's some emotional moments as well and an ending that might just not please some people but I enjoyed this manga as a whole.read more