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Double Arts

Double Arts

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Island
Japanese: ダブルアーツ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 24
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 24, 2008 to Sep 8, 2008
Authors: Komi, Naoshi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

Statistics

Score: 7.731 (scored by 7023 users)
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Ranked: #18692
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Popularity: #383
Members: 12,745
Favorites: 216
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /24

Synopsis

A boy and a girl are forced to join hands for all eternity!? In a land ravaged by an epidemic known as "Troy," the only people with healing arts capable of stopping the seizures caused by the disease are the Sisters. Although they have a high resistance to the disease, they are searching for a person who is truly immune, if they exist, so that they can find a cure. The main character is Sister Elraine, one of the Sisters who becomes infected with Troy. But, when she touches Kiri, a seemingly ordinary boy, her seizures stop. Could he be the one!?

(Source: MU)

Included one-shot:
Volume 1: Island

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Characters

Sui
Sui
Main
Luchile, Kiri
Luchile, Kiri
Main
Figarette, Elraine
Figarette, Elraine
Main
Denzell, Fallan
Denzell, Fallan
Main
Zezu, Lucci
Zezu, Lucci
Supporting
Liberica, Abro
Liberica, Abro
Supporting
Marue
Marue
Supporting


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StaminaRose
Mar 11, 2010
Another Shonen manga that didnt quite gets itself going. But should you read it, short answer: Yes, yes you should.

Double Arts is for me the perfect example of a manga with awesome ideas that for some reason or another just didnt get going properly. So lets break it down:

Story:
The world of Double Arts is one in which a rampant disease kills hundreds every day. The disease can be passed on through contact with any part of the infected persons body, and is always fatal - its just a matter of time. Handily occasionally some girls are born with a resistance. These girls can absorb read more
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vavoysh
Jan 4, 2009
Double Arts
Mangaka: Naoshi Komi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Length: 23 Chapters, due to Cancellation
Rating: 7/10 [Would be higher if it was longer ...]

Plot: The world has been plagued with a deadly sickness, Troi, for 700 years. The Sisters are the only ones who can treat it – women who have a high immunity for the sickness, they absorb some of the poison from the patient, prolonging their lives. However, in return, eventually they will succumb to it too.

This fate is happening to Elraine, who after treating a patient, starts having the seizures that are unique to the disease. She is saved by Kili, a young boy who read more
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ItNao
Jan 7, 2010
Mod Note: This is a review for the one-shot, "Island", now included in the Double Arts entry.

AHEMHM;

First of all this manga is a wonderful example of hope. It's also irony in itself. It, for me, was a refreshing new veiw of the very concept of hope. It was new and nothing about it was dull. In a fictional sense, extremely realistic. People can understand that over it over and it's hard to come to that facture. But when you try and take a good look around you, realize that as long as were on this earth, yes there is. I smiled real large when the read more
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edgewalker00
Jul 5, 2008
double arts is basically a typical shounen manga that starts with a chance encounter that ends up with a mix of romance and adventure.

it starts with a plot of an incurable disease with one boy holding the possible cure. the boy doesn't want others to be harmed because of him and thus, aspires to be much stronger. despite this common initial plot in every shounen manga, double arts has its own unique style that differentiates it from the others.

the art style of double arts gives off a hip look which makes, somewhat reminiscient with naruto's art, but gives of an entirely different feel. comedic plots read more
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