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Blaster Knuckle

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ブラス・ナックル


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 11, 1992 to Jul 28, 1995
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Animal
Authors: Wazarai, Shizuya (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 6.841 (scored by 17751,775 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #97992
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3354
Members: 4,858
Favorites: 37
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Synopsis

America, 1885. Slavery has been abolished and African Americans are able to live freely. Yet, tensions still run high in the country—they are shunned by the majority of the white population and ruthlessly killed by the vicious Ku Klux Klan. Amidst this era of uncertainty, former heavyweight boxer Victor Freeman contends with prejudice while evading the law and bounty hunters looking to collect the high price on his head. Though charged with the murders of several white folk, the truth driving Victor's actions is much more horrific than any truly realize.

Hiding among the human race are intelligent, man-eating demons, who have assimilated themselves into positions of power and taken advantage of mankind's bigotry to fill their bellies. Having witnessed his father being brutally devoured by demons as a child, Victor vows to eradicate their kind for good. However, slaying them leaves nothing but a human corpse behind, effectively casting him as a cold-hearted killer. Regardless, with his robust arsenal and unparalleled boxing prowess, Victor soldiers on to destroy demonkind—even if doing so will turn the world against him.

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More reviewsReviews

Jun 21, 2009
The_Golden_Witch (All reviews)
Have you ever wondered what early Berserk would be like if the Black Swordsman were actually black, the demons he fought were members of the KKK, and the whole thing was set in the American southwest of 1880? Well, Blaster Knuckle is the answer you your questions.

Blaster Knuckle is one of those novelty manga that no matter whether it’s any good or not, is going to get it’s own little cult fanbase just for being what it is. The plot is as follows - Victor Freeman is a former heavyweight boxer whose father was killed by the KKK when he was young. However, Victor knows read more
Jan 30, 2015
Dokubachi (All reviews)
Testosterone filled delivery of anachronisms which doesn't jump out from the ordinary, except for incorporation of a black protagonist; highly commendable and welcomed, even if only for the refreshment worth. For everything else it remains on already-seen basis, albeit presents it with certain vivaciousness which supplement the enjoyment value.

Environment in which it plays is perhaps the most memorable point, since plot is stuck in one firm direction and characters are debilitated in their development. They do have a few distinctive attributes, even if they are merely on appearance and manly portrayal basis. Basically, both plot and characters are affected by short duration, which in the read more
Sep 11, 2021
Glasses-Swirly (All reviews)
Blaster Knuckle, much like RED, is a highly underrated manga with a lot of pure amazing things going on with it.

It immediately brings you into the action and also gets you up to speed fairly quick and the characters are all charming in their own rights.
Basically think if Guts from berserk was a black boxing bounty hunter fighting racism and the demon KKK with a special explosive fist.

Its as rad as it sounds.
It also does a great job of keeping the pace going with only a handful of slower moments that serve to make the experience better.

Similar to RED as well, it takes its time read more
Feb 19, 2016
711nono (All reviews)
I've always been a sucker for over the top and ridiculous action in anime and manga. What makes this type of action even better is if there's a special spin or twist added in to make the action more unique. Blaster Knuckle is a manga that is unique in many ways. Anime and manga that take place in the Western Hemisphere aren't exactly unheard of but they aren't common either.

Coming into this manga I thought it was gonna be just basic action with gun duels and a great western feel. Well I was correct on 2 thirds of that prediction but the read more

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