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Synonyms: Dominion F
Japanese: DOMINION
English: Dominion
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: 1985 to 1986
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Themes: Detective Detective, Mecha Mecha
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Comicomi
Authors: Shirow, Masamune (Story & Art)


Score: 6.841 (scored by 836836 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #96022
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6810
Members: 2,140
Favorites: 25

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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.

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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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Sep 18, 2008
xMatronxMalicex (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
Jan 14, 2022
giffica (All reviews)
Compared to Shirow's other works like Appleseed, Dominion is a much quainter, smoother read. It is closer to a comedy gag manga than a real serious philosophical investigation like many of his other works. However, he doesn't miss the opportunity to still investigate some pretty interesting ideas, both conceptually and artistically. Shirow's artwork is particularly clean in Dominion, which works especailly well with the equally 'clean' (ironically, the world being not 'clean' at all) story. However, that strength is also a weakness, as despite the interesting concepts explored, Dominion doesn't offer the depth of Ghost in the Shell or Appleseed, and there is much read more

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