Giganto Makhia
Giganto Maxia
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Giganto Makhia

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Gigant-Makia, Gigantomakia, Gigantomachia, Gigantomakhia, Giganto Machia
Japanese: ギガントマキア ΓΙΓΑΝΤΟ ΜΑΧΙΑ
English: Giganto Maxia
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 22, 2013 to Mar 14, 2014
Genre: Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Animal
Authors: Miura, Kentarou (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.041 (scored by 70677,067 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #71072
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1054
Members: 13,426
Favorites: 74

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Synopsis

In a future one hundred million years away, after history has ended, myths have returned to life and giants stride across the land. Also wandering this world are Delos the wrestler and his odd partner Prome. Their mission brings them deep into an inhospitable desert where they make contact with the Scarabaei, a race of scarab people.

However, the Scarabaei have long suffered at the hands of a human empire encroaching on their lands, an empire they assume the very human Delos and his companion are part of. Forcing Delos to stand for the Empire's crimes, he is thrust into an arena with the Scarabaei's champion fighter Ogun. With his life on the line, Delos must not only confront this formidable warrior, but also the feelings of a whole tribe. Justice, pride, and survival hang in the balance.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

There are many references to Greek mythology throughout the story including its title which is based on the "Gigantomachy."

Kentaro Miura originally planned Giganto Makhia as a commemorative project for the 20th anniversary of the Young Animal magazine, although it wasn't published until a few years after the milestone.

This is Kentaro Miura's first original project in 24 years, since he began Berserk.

Characters

Prome
Main
Delos
Main
Patriarch
Supporting
Ogun
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Aug 25, 2014
Malfegor (All reviews)
Ah, Giganto Makhia. Kentaro Miura's first original work in over two decades and ultimate proof that he did not spend his year of Berserk hiatus just lazing around, like so many people seem to accuse him of. The man obviously needed a creative break and created this very short seven chapter manga in the meantime. And you know what? Did a damn fine job with it, too.

Story - 8
Giganto Makhia is a science fiction story set a hundred million years in the future, though to be honest it feels more like a fantasy story, as you wont find any advanced technology or other elements that read more
Mar 13, 2015
Liao (All reviews)
It has been proved by the popularity of, for example, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan), that stories that usually contain giants make a lot of success. In fact, since ancient Greece, legends of giants always caused curiosity and instant rapport. My story with Giganto Makhia started like that as well.

Kentaro Miura decided to write this one-shot during the hiatus of his best-known manga Bersek, probably to clear his mind, since Bersek is being written since 1989! The story itself mixture Greek mythology with something like a futuristic mode and post-apocalyptic - or as stated in the manga: after the Great Extinction. And if giants read more
Nov 16, 2018
Gabriell_Braga (All reviews)
This is the story of when Miura attempted to make a strange mix of Western political correctness summed with radical Buddhism as cringeworth as you can imagine an atempt like this can be. Besides all the positive reviews which I believe are based on just being fan of Miura's work (more specifically, Berserk), there are plenty of issues in this manga that need to be adressed.

Story:

"Don't be mean to mass murderers and rapists - punishing criminals will make you sad.
Just pretend nothing happened, acting is bad, except Loli Ex Machina can solve everything with the power of friendship and golden shower."
-Some weird pseudo moralist trend read more
Apr 18, 2016
Paraturtle (All reviews)
Story:
Fun, but barren. There's clearly a lot to the world of Giganto Makhia, but due to it's limiting 7 chapters, it's unfortunate to see that a lot of this world is left to the imagination.

For a more explicit response to the narrative, it's actually pretty interesting and the characters themselves are all quite engaging. I didn't feel as though anyone was a forced character, and the comedy within it, although strange, is quite enjoyable. There's not a lot to respond to, and the narrative feels unfinished, so I can't help but feel cheated upon finishing the final chapter.


Art:
Miura is fantastic. The only issue is that read more

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