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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Katsura Masakazu Tanpenshuu, Woman in the Man: Otoko no Naka no Onna, Shin-no-Shin: Ai to Nikushimi no Time Slip, Shin-no-Shin: A Time Skip of Love and Hate, Shadow Lady - Oneshot, Katsura Masakazu Short Story Collection
Japanese: ZETMAN―桂正和短編集


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 4, 1989 to Dec 27, 1994
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Themes: Martial Arts Martial Arts, Super Power Super Power
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Katsura, Masakazu (Story & Art)


Score: 6.331 (scored by 12781,278 users)
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Ranked: #172892
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Popularity: #6609
Members: 2,987
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Chapters: /4


1. Zetman
2. Shin-no-Shin: Ai to Nikushimi no Time Slip (Shin-no-Shin: A Time Skip of Love and Hate)
3. Woman in the Man: Otoko no Naka no Onna
4. Shadow Lady (pilot)


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Apr 22, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Since the one-shots in this collection are distinct from one another and written over the course of 6 years, I will review each one separately.


Considerably different than the subsequent adaptation, here the protagonist is 23 year-old games programmer Kurono. He possesses a strong sense of justice instilled in him by his mother, who was killed in a hit-and-run when he was a teen. One day, an electrical storm causes the game he programs, "Zetman" to come to life, shades of author Masakuza Katsura's previous hit Video Girl Ai. Thus, Kurono becomes the titular superhero, and must "level up" by ...


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