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Japanese: イノサン


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 99
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 31, 2013 to Apr 16, 2015
Authors: Sakamoto, Shinichi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump


Score: 8.251 (scored by 2516 users)
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Ranked: #4162
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Popularity: #826
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In the 18th century, seeking "freedom and equality," the event that became the starting point of modern French society, the French Revolution, began. There was one more protagonist that lived within the darkness, Charles-Henri Sanson. He was the fourth generation family head of the Sanson Family, and executioner of Paris.

This is the story of him nobly facing his harsh fate...


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May 24, 2016
Dullboy (All reviews)
"Grandiose et romanesque, ampoulée et pittoresque"

Shinichi Sakamoto is one author of a kind . Pretty discreet, he have been "revealed" with his previous manga "Kokou no hito", that made a lot of fans.
Me too, when I heard about his new project, "Innocent", I was very exited and eager to read it, and that is because Shinichi Sakamoto have a style and way of doing things of his own.

I entered this manga expecting impressive art, lyrism and some exuberant metaphorical and symbolistic drawings along with a story shouldered by a lot of studies from the author for the domain and historical period he was immersing read more
Jul 18, 2017
deadoptimist (All reviews)
Think of a moment when you really need to get yourself off, but at the same time just can’t get into it. You feel the need, but your inspiration isn’t there. Then Versailles no Bara comes up in your mind, no matter the reason – and you start to work desperately on what raises those chemicals. Let’s make all the characters into sophisticated smashing androgynes – think you – who want to have sex with each other in weird situations and combinations (and with each other’s families, and in front of one’s family). Then you toss in executions and torture, psychological issues and taboo, exciting read more
May 26, 2018
jankengun (All reviews)
Innocent, from the great Shinichi Sakamoto, places its story in one of the most popular and well-known events in humanity's History, the French Revolution. Actually, it starts on the context of the situation before the Seven Year's War between Great Britain, France and their respective allies (early 1750's), and its shows the progression of the country from that era till the revolution through the Sanson family, the executioners of Paris.

This change of perspective is very important, because it adds a new point of view in a theme that has been overexploited on almost any media, also using this new perspective to talk about complex themes read more


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