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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: 7.831 (scored by 87 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14982
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8045
Members: 856
Favorites: 14
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /22
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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. The same publisher has licensed the series for physical release.

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Jan 9, 2017
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PSA: Yen Press has officially translated this manga into English, and each chapter is available digitally for $1.99 on Kindle and other locations.
PSA-2 (Sep 5, 2017): Yen Press will be releasing all three volumes of the manga as physical paperbacks and electronic copies. First volume projected for January 2018.

If you consider yourself a Baccano! fan - if you in any way at all consider yourself invested in the characters and/or want to be 'in the know' - do yourself a favor and buy the first five chapters of the manga right now. I'll get to the rest of the manga in a second read more

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