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Baccano!

Baccano!

Alternative Titles

English: Baccano!
Japanese: BACCANO!

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 16, 2015 to Jan 6, 2017
Authors: Narita, Ryohgo (Story), Fujimoto, Shinta (Art)
Serialization: Young Gangan

Statistics

Score: 7.851 (scored by 151 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14672
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7022
Members: 1,141
Favorites: 23
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Synopsis

Aboard the Advenna Avis in 1711, a group of alchemists summon a demon in the hopes of gaining eternal life. The demon gives them an elixir of immortality and the method of ending their existence by "devouring" one another. Soon after, one among them begins to devour his companions. Realizing the danger posed by staying together, they scatter across the globe.

Centuries later in 1930's America, a certain federal investigator tries his best to combat the rise of organized crime during Prohibition, send a particularly infuriating terrorist to Alcatraz, and catch an outrageous thief duo. Meanwhile, the transcontinental train, the Flying Pussyfoot, begins its trail of blood across the country.

In 2002, a small group of the original Advenna Avis alchemists are on a journey to find the rest of their fellow immortals. However, there is one companion they did not expect to meet again.

Seemingly unrelated events, from a sleepy Italian city in the early 1700's to a modern luxury cruise ship traveling across the Pacific, reveal themselves to be far more connected than anyone could imagine...

(Source: Wikipedia, MAL Rewrite)

Background

Baccano! was simultaneously published in English by Yen Press on the same day as the Japanese release. It has been physically published since January 30, 2018.

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Jan 9, 2017
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PSA: Yen Press has officially licensed this manga. You can buy each individual chapter digitally for $1.99, or you can buy all three physical/electronic volumes (when they come out).

If you consider yourself a Baccano! fan, do yourself a favor and buy the first five chapters (Vol 1) of the manga right now. I'll get to the rest of the manga in a second (for now, all you need to know is that its the most faithful visual adaptation of The Rolling Bootlegs to date) but we need to establish this first: the first five chapters are essential reading. Why, you ask?

The first five chapters provide read more

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