Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri
Gate: Where the JSDF Fought
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Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri

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Synonyms: Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought There, Gate: Jieitai Kare no Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri
Japanese: ゲート 自衛隊彼の地にて、斯く戦えり
English: Gate: Where the JSDF Fought
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jul 30, 2011 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy
Themes: Isekai Isekai, Military Military
Serialization: AlphaPolis Web Manga
Authors: Sao, Satoru (Art), Yanai, Takumi (Story)


Score: 7.861 (scored by 77787,778 users)
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Ranked: #9902
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Popularity: #607
Members: 23,730
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One day in the 21st century, a gate opened in the middle of the Ginza district of Tokyo. Out of the gate poured soldiers and strange creatures, and they soon made Ginza look like an image of hell. The gate apparently connected Japan to another world, a world with a militant empire and many supernatural creatures. The Japanese Self-Defense Force decided to send a small group, led by a soldier who's also an otaku, into the other world on a reconnaissance mission. They're meant to learn what they can about the empire (and its plans), the world, and the people.

They're hardly in the world yet, though, when they come across a village destroyed by a giant fire-breathing dragon. The only survivor is an unconscious elven girl they find hidden in a well. Now they feel like they must warn the nearby towns about the dragon, and do what they can to help. On the way, they'll meet more magical, female companions, and learn more about this dangerous new world.

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Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri was published in English as Gate: Where the JSDF Fought by Sekai Project from May 2016 to December 2020. Sekai Project only published two volumes. It is published digitally in English through Alpha Manga.

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Dec 18, 2012
mattx017 (All reviews)
Gate - Jietai Kare no Chi nite, is a manga that most people would take one look at it and consider garbage, Midevil fantasy theme with modern military intervention. It seems like a recipe for disaster but on contrary its actually very refreshing.

(Minor Spoilers Alert)

The story takes place in japan where a giant portal to another world appears in Tokyo, where a army from the new world appears and attacks Tokyo killing over 100 people. Japan outraged by this disaster calls for the JSDF to intercept and destroy the enemies. In no time the enemies are distroyed and in the mercy of JSDF.

The main read more
Dec 6, 2014
Lohengram (All reviews)
Okay, normally I don't write reviews but seeing the other reviews here praising this thing to the high heavens and what I feel about this in it being a lost opportunity for something that could have been great, I felt motivated enough to write a review.

Okay so why could this have been great? Well the underlying premise is simply an idea that offers a lot of potential. Fantasy magical Romanesque world meets modern earth with all it's high tech gadgetry and scientific insight, Hernán Cortés meets the Aztecs turned up to 11. In its larger overarching themes it has that "epic" dynamic of read more
Jun 27, 2015
Contemo (All reviews)
I really liked this manga at first. AT FIRST.

The concept of our world meeting another and the problems that arise was fairly interesting. What got me however, was the constant slamming of other nations VS the beneficial Japanese ones.

I get it, the politics are there, and if you look for it, people have been discussing this manga quite a lot. This manga is NOT the first by far to bring this type of commentary into a manga. Rather for me, it's the constant USA etc bashing that has slowly grated my nerves. I get it, it's not unique in the slightest and there are some read more
Jan 8, 2015
wenchance (All reviews)
I first heard of the manga series when I read on ANN that it was going to be getting an anime adaptation in the near future. The synopsis piqued my interest and I had some free time so I decided to go read the first couple chapters.

I finished up to the latest chapter a night later. I was hooked.

Gate is not a sophisticated story. It's not meant to be moralistic or intellectual. It's just a fun ride with many ups-downs and loops. This series is the marriage of two seemingly non-integratable genres (military and high fantasy) and the execution of it is spot on read more

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