Pumpkin Scissors
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Pumpkin Scissors

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Japanese: パンプキン シザーズ
English: Pumpkin Scissors
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: 2002 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama
Theme: Military Military
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Iwanaga, Ryoutarou (Story & Art)


Score: 7.661 (scored by 12191,219 users)
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Ranked: #18802
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Popularity: #4031
Members: 5,202
Favorites: 79


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Pumpkin Scissors
Volume 1


After a long war with the Republic of Frost, the Empire abruptly signs a cease-fire, ending the war. Three years later, the Empire is in ruins with starvation and plague. Former soldiers have become bandits. Former Anti-Tank Trooper, Randel Orlando, unexpectedly runs into and joins the Pumpkin Scissors platoon, an Imperial Army relief effort led by Alice L. Malvin to restore order to the war-torn Empire.

(Source: Del Rey)


Pumpkin Scissors had five volumes published in English by Del Rey from November 27, 2007 to August 25, 2009, before the publisher became defunct. Kodansha Comics USA has taken over the license, and has been publishing the title digitally since August 2, 2016.


Stecchin, Lili
Taylor, Lionel


Nov 18, 2018
Preliminary (109/? eps)
Honestly speaking, despite this being pretty old and still running today, it hasn't gotten boring even in the slightest. The whole idea or premise is definitely promising and the execution of it, was definitely good despite it having a little bit of a slow start. One of the main characters, Lieutenant Malvin, has a rather hard to swallow personality to phrase it nicely. She is however, getting better as time goes on due to the learning process and development of her character, so that is a plus since I was afraid of her never getting any better. Regarding the story, I think that there is ...
Mar 27, 2019
Preliminary (109/? eps)
My first review, excuse me in advance for my clunky english.

Really solid (And I mean SOLID) manga about the aftermath of a long war, the social, political and technological consecuences of such a war and the personal tragedies (and good fortunes) of the people involved in it.

One point I really liked about this manga is the discourse, specially in the later volumes, about the discrepancies between technological and social advancement in a particular society. Technology advances a lot faster than social conventions and, like in our own world, we get to see how most of the people making the decisions are not prepared ...

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