Master Keaton
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Master Keaton

Alternative Titles

English: Master Keaton
Japanese: マスターキートン

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 144
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 1988 to Aug 1994
Genres: AdventureAdventure, MysteryMystery, DramaDrama, HistoricalHistorical, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, MilitaryMilitary, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Urasawa, Naoki (Art), Katsushika, Hokusei (Story)
Serialization: Big Comic Original

Statistics

Score: 7.731 (scored by 783783 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14012
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2659
Members: 4,311
Favorites: 59
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Synopsis

Taichi Keaton-Hiraga—born of Japanese and British descent. A former SAS agent with remarkable skills in military tactics and archaeology. Keaton is a single father with a part-time job as a world history teacher in Japan. But when certain international issues arise, he is called upon by Lloyd's of London as a special insurance investigator.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Master Keaton was published in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Signature imprint in 12 omnibuses from December 16, 2014 to September 19, 2017. The English version was nominated for the 2015 Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia.

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May 12, 2016
SweetBakchich (All reviews)
Ready to travel through Europe without any need for a passport or plane tickets ? Interested in following a multifaceted man page by page while he helps people with their complicated but human dilemmas ? Look no further, Master Keaton is waiting for you.


Master Keaton is one of Naoki Urasawa's earlier works (in collaboration with Hokusei Katsushika), but despite its outstanding quality, it is nowhere near as famous as Monster or 20th Century Boys. It really should be though. Because of his incredible skills as a former member of the British SAS force, Taichi Hiraga Keaton is called to solve cases all over Europe as read more
Oct 19, 2017
ThaRicefield (All reviews)
Preliminary
Master Keaton is the best manga I’ve ever read and one that I highly recommend.

The story it deviates from his other well-known works such as “Monster” and “20th Century Boys” that are all plot heavy but it retains the strong main character also present on the said series. This instead maintains the lighthearted mood despite the heavy background themes. It’s nice to be able to enjoy Urasawa without the constant fear of unknown.

It does not follow any set plot, instead focusing Keaton's short adventures that in most case last for a chapter. Most characters only feature for one chapter only. Keaton is multilingual, knowledgeable in read more

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