Full Metal Panic!
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Full Metal Panic!

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Japanese: フルメタル・パニック!
English: Full Metal Panic
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 58
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 9, 2000 to Mar 9, 2005
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Mecha Mecha, Military Military
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Dragon Age
Authors: Tateo, Retsu (Art), Gatou, Shouji (Story)


Score: 7.791 (scored by 71077,107 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #12322
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #996
Members: 15,985
Favorites: 346

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A sergeant by the name of Sousuke Sagara is assigned an important task. That of guarding high school girl Chidori Kaname. Sousuke is a military genius, gaining high rank at an early age, but because of his strange upbringing, he lacks social skill. Now, he finds himself as a fish out of water as he attempts to protect a girl from an evil organization and turn in his school work on time.

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Full Metal Panic! was published in English by ADV Manga from November 10, 2003 to April 11, 2006.

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Jul 1, 2013
I started reading Full Metal Panic! already being a huge fan of it because I had watched the anime adaption of the series first. Also this is my first review so I hope you enjoy it.

With that being said lets get started with this review:

Story - 10/10

The story is that of a romantic comedy which is full of hilarious situations between a sergeant named Sousuke Sagara and a girl named Chidori Kaname. As the story progresses you get to witness not only their developing relationships, but you also get a bit mecha action as you get to see into the everyday life of Sergeant ...
Jun 2, 2012
"I don't have any regrets. I'm glad I met you" Is what our heroine Kaname Chidori has to say seems romantic ? Quite a lot.

So what we have here is an intense Romance and Comedy manga mixed with action and Mechas all over the place making it quite a nice read so looking closer we see a story of clueless guy and strong willed girl trying to survive seems nice but lets add Tons of comedy , deadly battles and drama here and there we would get an story line so Writer Gatoh, Shoji brought us an story with many turns here and there ...
Mar 2, 2012
I saw there was no review for this manga, so I thought I should try making one. Be warned, this is my first review, so it’s not going to be perfect, but I hope it can be helpful at least =P

Full Metal Panic! is a light mecha manga with plenty of other elements, such as humour and a slice of life feel in some chapters.

Story - 6

It is not really ground-breaking and new. “Boy protects girl” plot has been done several times, and the irrelevant slice of life-ish chapters can make it feel like a very slow story, however later it becomes apparent that ...

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