Kumo no Graduale
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Kumo no Graduale

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Synonyms: L' Escadrille des Nuages
Japanese: 雲のグラデュアーレ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 21
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 4, 2000 to Jul 5, 2002
Genre: Action Action
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Comic Flapper
Authors: Shimizu, Aki (Art), Kihara, Hirokatsu (Story)


Score: 6.681 (scored by 112112 users)
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Ranked: #134462
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Popularity: #26823
Members: 347
Favorites: 1


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Volumes: /4
Chapters: /21


In a world similar to our early 20th century, airships are the major mean of transportation. A group of aerial bandits, know as "Zarathustra," raids airships with fascinating skills and has angered and been feared by government forces. Yet, their target is not money or treasure: in the name of peace, they locate and destroy arms sales shipped by airships.


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Jun 1, 2015
This is the Manga version of Firefly, and I’ll explain what I mean by that below. As you probably know firefly is a cult classic TV series cut short by cancellation. It had a cast of quirky characters, all of whom were somewhat outlaws, and a world that seemed like it was building up to something more than it initially seemed.

This manga also has a set of quirky outlaws in a world setting up something larger then it initially seemed, but unfortunately this series also contains an element of firefly that is detrimental.

There is no freaking ending.

Yeah, this manga was too cut ...
Oct 16, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Buyer beware, there is no actual ending.

There’s nothing inherently right or wrong about this work, art, character development, and story are all passable. It definitely had the potential to be something more than it was.

It seems like the writing was on the wall pretty early on and the story abruptly cuts off at the end of chapter 21 with a note from the author saying they had to rush the ending due to unforeseen circumstances.

Given that tidbit, unless the story sounds interesting enough at first glance to make a non-ending palatable, don’t pick it up.

A thoroughly decent read (aka it’s a ...


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