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Japanese: アスクレピオス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 21
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 22, 2008 to Feb 9, 2009
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Historical Historical, Medical Medical
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Uchimizu, Tooru (Story & Art)


Score: 7.111 (scored by 12811,281 users)
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Ranked: #70732
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7056
Members: 2,753
Favorites: 12


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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /21


An order has been sent out to hunt down the existence of an Asklepios, a Greek demon god of medicine, whom the Church believes is practicing unorthodox methods. A member of armed force group assigned to this mission by the name of Luca encounters two kids who saved him from an injury he faced during a brawl. Who are these kids and can they help out Luca with his personal reason for doing this assignment?

(Source: MU)

Included one-shots:
Volume 3: Asklepios (pilot), Dispenser



Feb 20, 2009
Every once in a while I find myself surprised by a manga or anime, simply because of the sheer audacity of it's plot. This doesn't mean that the series is excellent though. It simply means that the mangaka or director had a particular vision in mind, and set out for that goal with all guns blazing. The sad part is that all too often such series are cancelled in favour of what is "popular", and never fully realise their potential.

Asklepios is one such series.

The manga was created by Uchimizu Toru, and ran for a short while in Weekly Shounen Jump until it was cancelled due ...
Feb 20, 2009
This is a period medical manga. I have no idea how much of it is based in the real world or what is even possible. But despite that, it's fun to read.

the story was great, to say the least, I'm writing this disregarding the fact it was cancelled and everything was warped up as best he could. If you can disregard the ending, it's a great read and the only reason it's a 9 out of 10 is because it has no proper end, just a quick wrap up.

The art is something that is both familiar and new. It's kind of a hard thing to ...

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