Crimsons: Akai Koukaishatachi
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Crimsons: Akai Koukaishatachi

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Japanese: CRIMSONS 紅き航海者たち


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 25, 2011 to Sep 25, 2012
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, ShounenShounen
Authors: Kanno, Takanori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Club Sunday


Score: 7.171 (scored by 326326 users)
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Ranked: #61962
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Popularity: #8449
Members: 1,110
Favorites: 4
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Shintaro and his school of salmon have been living in a small lake for generations. Tired of being muscled out of food by the bigger fish, they decide to make a bold move and head for the “ocean” that they’ve heard about in stories where it is vastly large and food is beyond plentiful. As Shintaro leads his school of salmon out into the sea, they soon realize how protected they were in the lake and realize how dangerous it is.

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Note: Chapter count includes all 16 parts of "Crimsons Gaiden: River Side Story."


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Nov 2, 2014
Cerisine (All reviews)
*Slapped by a hyper-realistic wet fish*
"Yuuka!! Don't you dare... ever let the world beat you!!"

A masterpiece in examining the human condition. Don't be mistaken by the genres listed here! What you'll get is not a gag comedy, but a raw tale of survival in a fish-eat-fish world - one which will keep you hooked until the end.

Our MC begins with a fiery personality and lofty aspirations ill-suited for someone who was only ever a big fish in a small pond. He struggles against the monsters of the outside world, wrestles with the monster growing within, and even contends with the crushing pressure of nature itself. read more
May 21, 2012
dogtato (All reviews)
A burning cold-blooded shounen adventure. Takes all the usual tropes and puts them in a nature story about salmon. The art makes for great jokes, where the fish alternate between cartoonish-anthropomorphised and realistic depictions of fish. When you see it you'll know what I mean.

Story feels a little dry, characters don't have much depth (maybe those are related). It's good though. Has kind of a Gurren Lagann spirit.


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