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Dominion

Dominion

Alternative Titles

English: Dominion
Synonyms: Dominion F
Japanese: DOMINION

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: 1985 to 1986
Authors: Shirow, Masamune (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comicomi

Statistics

Score: 7.101 (scored by 511 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #69032
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6125
Members: 1,089
Favorites: 21
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Synopsis

Set in the fictional city of Newport, Japan, in a future in which bacterial air pollution has become so severe that people must wear gas masks when outdoors, the series follows a police squadron that uses tanks.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Background

Dominion has been republished as Dominion F in January 27, 1993.

The series has been first published in English in 6 issues by Dark Horse Comics in December 1989. Dark Horse later republished Dominion as trade paperback in 1993, 1996, 2000, and 2007.

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More reviewsReviews

Sep 18, 2008
MotokoAramaki (All reviews)
Because MAL does not have a separate page for both of the Dominion manga (which are vastly different, by the way), I'm going to attempt to write this review to suit both of them.

The original Dominion has got to be the lightest read I've ever bought, Shirow-wise anyway. It was funny, had decent artwork, and had more tanks than you could shake a pistol at. Released in 1986, this is his third work, and one of the easiest ways to get someone at least interested in Shirow. There's no huge glossary you have to memorize, no notes to take or side stories to follow. read more
May 30, 2015
YabukiJoe (All reviews)
I found "Dominion" to be an interesting, yet mixed bag.

The story starts out rather slow over the first couple of pages and is filled with a bit of cheesy dialogue and interactions between the characters. Combined with the sketchy, oldschool artstyle, I was afraid that this would be a rather generic, outdated police vs. gangsters tale.
However, the manga gains a surprising amount of depth as soon as the main plot sets in and Shirow actually does a really good job in developing the major themes (environmental crisis, human survival) and the characters to a satisfying extent within a relatively short time. Given that the read more

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