Mikado High School trains the best students to be the best mercenary bodyguards. But Morito Hayama, a merc escort student with no rank whatsoever, is suddenly assigned to guard a person so highly valued that no escort has ever survived before. Will his subject survive the experience? Will HE survive?!
This manga has an overused storyline and seems like quite a bore from the outside but after you read the first chapter, it will seem interesting. The characters are well thought out and has a charismatic feel to the protagonists.
The story has a overpowered male protagonist and is surrounded by females in an mercenary training school. For those that liked Chrome shelled regios, this may be a fun read, its a new series but it has potential.
Wow, every once in a while you get something different in the harem genre... In this manga instead of the main character being a small, innocent, wimpy kid, the main character is a a small child-like, arrogant and extremely strong adult thats only PRETENDING to be a small, innocent, wimpy kid. Amazing, what a breakthrough manga. Of course, you can take my above sentences in 2 ways, sarcasm or truth. Now in my review you should be able to work out which one it is, as the manga is an... interesting one.
Herpa Derp, its a harem manga, so if you think there is going to be a clannad like story here, then you are in the completely wrong place buddy. Now that we've got rid of people actually wanting a story, let me tell you about this "harem picturebook". Basically, an all powerful master of mercenaries looks like a kid. A kid that has almighty powers but needs someone really powerful to look after her while shes at school because everyone wants her power. So amazingly, this master of kungjitsu (I use this to name overpowerd fighting styles) pretends to be a student in this school of mercenaries to protect the girl. Sounds not too bad eh? Too bad it follows the path of the overpowered guy --> underlings get but kicked ----> overpowered guy comes in the nick of time and destroys the enemy and saves the girl. Rinse and repeat, it's so predictable its boring, so they action scenes in between the fan service is average, lacking any real surprise.
Have you ever the phrase "She/He would look hot if you put a paper bag over his/her face". This is the perfect manga to apply this. The face art in this manga is goddamn horrible. And I know why. Its because they put all their effort into the characters "other" assets. Thats right, the body's look really good in this manga, in more ways then one. Too bad I can't get over there ugly faces, it just ruins the the characters. Another problem is that the fights scenes are drawn averagely, as more effort is put into showing the women in awkward postions instead of actually showing fighting but hey its still fan service right? So its all good? , But in doing this fights look really confusing. The background images are nice though!
Character - 7
Another really "amazing" idea these people came up with is that, why not make the main female protagonist love the protagonist in more ways then one. So the female protagonist with multiple personalites was born. To bolster up the harem, each personality of the female protagonist are completely individual, with their memories and ability being all different, who come out at different situations the orignal personality is in, with each one of them falling for the protagonist. Now this actually sounds like a neat and interesting idea, too bad each of the personalities fall into the tried and tested cliches (i.e tsundere and local slut), so really it would have been the same to each personality have their own body. Of course, the women the protagonist beats the shit out of also come to respect him and fall in love with (like we haven't seen that before), as well as some classmates thinking his super cute because of his little boy facade. Wow
Enjoyment - 7
Meh, I like my comedy funny, but the times it actually made me laugh were few and far between, with it also taking itself too seriously. Also, as I said before the action scenes were also fairly average as well as every fanservice moments being ruined by the god-awful faces. With it failing at both light weight comedy and serious action manga you'd think I would not enjoy it all. But I did. And I don't know why, maybe because despite all its flaws it still manged to keep my attention, maybe for alot of the wrong reasons, but it still kept my attention. Plus only a few chapters are out, so it wasn't enough to make me go crazy.
All in all, this manga had some interesting ideas that were unique to the harem genre, but was let down by execution and and the placing of characters into cliche personalities. Though if your looking for a quick read, the first chapters only 50 pages long... oh wait, nevermind. Seriously though, it still is readable though I wouldn't recommend it, so this manga is just average and if you've got nothing to read, average manga is still alright. In conclusion, what do you think the answer to my 1st question is?
Thankyou for reading my review and if you have any advice for me or mistakes found in the review please don't hesitate to give me a shout in my comments section. Seeyaread more
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Synopsis- Morito Hayama is a trainee of the academy and the male protagonist of Gun X Clover. One of the 13 Master Rank Mercenaries in the world, Morito is currently protecting Kotonoha Nanase under a guise of a regular student in the academy. With mercenary skills honed through countless battle and unusual vitality and resiliency, Morita has survived countless wars and attempted assassinations. Due to his wealth of experience, Morita has become the mentor of virtually everyone he has crossed paths with, teaching them the skills and techniques required to survive as a mercenary.
-One of the best harem series I have ever read and it got just better in the latest chapters. The first thing came out as a big shocking surprise is MC is OP as hell. He is the guy who trains every Mercenary Bodyguards, he is a master Rank level beyond that of S Guard.
When I started reading this I was think that its okay and now I can say it is great.
There are many things in this manga that are really great.
- The art is outstanding and each character is very unique.
- The main male character has three personality Good, Badass and lukewarm (He is not crazy) which is great because the main female character has seven personality (She is crazy)
- The last good thing is that Morito is a man who age is unknown but he has a harem full of 16 to 25 years girls yet he is at least 40 or 50+ (He looks like he's 10 years old)yet the people who are way bigger and stronger have no idea what he is capable of which is very scary.
So if you want a good read with great characters, great art and a lot of funny moments in between serious life threatening violence, then this is your manga. read more