Buraiden Gai
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Buraiden Gai

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Synonyms: Legend of Outlaw Gai, Gai
Japanese: 無頼伝 涯


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 38
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 15, 2000 to Jan 24, 2001
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Fukumoto, Nobuyuki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.541 (scored by 30393,039 users)
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Ranked: #26532
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Popularity: #3447
Members: 6,078
Favorites: 81


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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /38


The story revolves around Kudo Gai, a mischievous 13-year-old all alone in the world. He despises his classmates who live by their free will, although supported by parents, but taking it for granted. Gai soon finds out he is contradicting himself for he is being raised at an orphanage as well, and makes an attempt for independence. His actions lands him in trouble, where he is framed for murder and sent to a place in an unknown location called the "human institute".




Jun 11, 2013
Buraiden Gai is another fine cynical work by Fukumoto. If you are fan of Fukumoto's works, you are definitely going to enjoy it. The overall plot revolves around a young delinquent, who is falsely charged with a murder and imprisoned in a juvenile correction institute and his struggle in that harsh insensate place called 'Human(inhuman) Institute'.

The art in the manga is very much like Fukumoto's other works. Well he is never famous for his art anyways. But the portrayal of characters in this manga, is as masterful as only Fukumoto can be. Morally corrupt authorities, rich men of the society and the harsh reality of ...
Oct 8, 2011
Buraiden Gai (Outcast Story: Gai) is one of the various works of Nobuyuki Fukumoto, who is most famously known for being the creator of Kaji and Akagi. Unlike these works however, Buraiden Gai has nothing to do with gambling, Yakuza, and his trademark "ZAWA" line, which only makes a minor appearance. The manga involves a young man living in Japan named Gai, who is framed for the murder of an elderly man of an extremely wealthy family. The story focuses on Gai trying to prove his innocence while surviving the inhuman treatment of the Human Institute, an island prison similar to Alcatraz. It is here ...
Nov 17, 2021
Buraiden Gai is my favorite series from creator Fukumoto Nobuyuki. Buraiden Gai is short and sweet, full of excitement and a jarringly great story/message. This series stands out to me because it has very thought out story and its relatable. All of Fukumoto's stories are relatable, however this one stands out to me because I can really relate and understand the main characters struggles. Gai also points out some real problems with some persons' views of how society is and should work. The story is interesting. The plot revolves around the treatment of younger delinquents and falsified statements by police and the such. The story ...

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