City Hunter
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City Hunter

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Synonyms: Nicky Larson
Japanese: シティーハンター
English: City Hunter
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 35
Chapters: 193
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 26, 1985 to Nov 19, 1991
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy
Theme: Detective Detective
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Hojo, Tsukasa (Story & Art)


Score: 8.161 (scored by 39953,995 users)
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Ranked: #4932
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Popularity: #1206
Members: 15,701
Favorites: 482


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Volumes: /35
Chapters: /193


Ryo Saeba is a "sweeper" in the city of Tokyo. His works as a trouble shooter, cleaning the streets of vermin, and helping out desperate people. Sometimes he's a bodyguard, sometimes he's an assassin, whatever Ryo does he does it well. In fact his only flaw is his hormones - he loves the ladies and sometimes turns into an idiot when he's near them. Thankfully he's got people like his partner Kaori Makimura to keep him in check.

(Source: ANN)


City Hunter was partially published in English by Gutsoon! Entertainment, who published the first five volumes from June 18, 2003 to April 28, 2004. It has been published digitally in English by Coamix through Manga Hot.

The series was adapted into a live action movie in 2024.

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Nov 2, 2021
Finally! The whole manga was translated to English, which is something that I have been waiting for so long!
I'll make this review short and tell my thoughts clearly.

City Hunter is a legendary series. It's one of those hidden gems that I have found during all these years of my fascination to anime. I marathoned the whole anime, and I think it's the funniest anime I've ever watched along Saiki Kusuo. After finishing the anime I gave it straight up 10 (masterpiece) rating. However I don't think it was because of the story. The story is quite monotonous, simply because of one thing -- it ...
Nov 21, 2018
City Hunter is the first manga I have read, even before Dragon Ball Z, and that's why it's leaves me a good memory, it's the manga with which I laugh the most. We go easily from one emotion to another, following the adventures of Nicky Larson, a silly man with girls, but serious with his weapon. This series has so marked me, that I have the complete series, except for a few movies I miss them, but I have all the seasons, and it's really worth, the replicas of Nicky and Mammoth (Opponent and Friend at a time, paradoxical, I know) are unforgettable, or even ...
Oct 4, 2022
I'd like it more if it kept the same seriousness that had in the beginning. At some point it became too childish for my liking, not to mention that half of the manga is about the same shit = helping some random bitch only to get her fall for Ryo moments later. When you keep doing that over and over again well... You'll get sick of it. The best word to describe this series is frivolousness, very little on this manga had any real profound feeling. The thing that bothered me the most is that, I don't understand why this manga isn't under a Shojo ...

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