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Japanese: SMUGGLER スマグラー
English: Smuggler
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 25, 2000 to Jun 24, 2000
Genres: Action Action, Suspense Suspense
Theme: Organized Crime Organized Crime
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Afternoon
Authors: Manabe, Shohei (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #131192
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Popularity: #9228
Members: 1,900
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The smugglers in our tale—guys who have to clean up the bodies after mob assassinations in which heads get ripped off—are a cold-hearted silent veteran, an old man, and a young guy forced to do dirty work to pay back money he owes the mob. When the young smuggler makes a mistake by allowing a captured rival to escape, the price he must pay for his error gets horrifically high...

(Source: Tokyopop)


Smuggler was published in English by One Peace Books on December 15, 2013.


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Jun 30, 2008
Smuggler is a 4 chapter crime caper that rolls along with Tarantino-esque underworld hijinks and Korean gangster flick humour.

Think Pulp Fiction crossed with A Bittersweet Life and you get some idea of the vibe in Shohei Manabe's manga. Various groups of men collide violently together because of their hazardous occupations, whether it be assassins, gangsters or smugglers. There isn't really a main character that we follow, but the new kid who joins the clean-up crew is the most obvious pick for the guy we're meant to relate to, and who we get a flashback of. The characters we're more likely to enjoy ...

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