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Yokokuhan

Yokokuhan

Alternative Titles

English: Prophecy
Synonyms: Advanced Notice Criminal, Previously Noted Crimes
Japanese: 予告犯

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 25, 2011 to Aug 10, 2013
Authors: Tsutsui, Tetsuya (Story & Art)
Serialization: Jump X

Statistics

Score: 7.981 (scored by 2913 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #9542
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #940
Members: 6,308
Favorites: 223
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /22

Synopsis

Tokyo Police Department's Cybercrime Division is headed by the young, brilliantly ruthless Yoshino Erika. Her track record has been solid, but when a new threat appears online, it starts making all the headlines. A man who goes by Shinbunshi, because of the newspaper mask he wears, begins acting as a vigilante of justice. His message is simple: he can see what is wrong with society right now and although he doesn't have the power to change it, he can help the frustrated citizens release their pent up anger from the crimes that go unpunished like people treating others like trash, corrupt government pushing their weight around and other issues the typical person has no control over. Although it starts relatively harmless, it quickly snowballs out of control thanks to the power of social media and the Shinbunshi becomes an overnight internet sensation with the severity of the crimes exponentially increasing.

(Source: MangaHelpers)

Background

Yokokuhan was published in English as Prophecy by Vertical Inc. under the Vertical Comics imprint from November 18, 2014 to March 31, 2015; in Spanish by Planeta Comic; and in Brazilian Portuguese by Jbc from May 2014 to July 2014.

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Yoshino, Erika
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Mastodynia
Mar 9, 2014
Yokokuhan in short gives off the death note feels but on a more realistic scale. This story is about a boy who wants to help people punish society for all the bad its done to the people. Much like kira from death note are main character also go's by a nickname of Shinbunshi because of the newspaper bag he wears to hide his identity. He acts as a man of justice, but at first nothing was to serious but with the hype and media/internet things start to get out of control. I found this manga very good and a change of pace with read more
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