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OZ (TOKIYA Seigo)  
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Description
In a not too distant future, the world is confronted with a host of issues: pollution, resource depletion, population expansion, and so on. In response, the Japanese government developed sensory simulation capsules (“beds”) and successfully launched a virtual reality program — “Gaia.” Interestingly, the designers omitted the concept of pain from the program, and as a result, there are no such things as pain or death in this new virtual world.

On a day that started as any other, Oono Yuuri stumbles across a mysterious card, which sets off a chain of strange events that evolve into a tale of conflicting dreams, unlikely friendships, and reluctant vengeance.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Oz―オズ―

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.13 by Mixini Studios & Animum Mutare (652d ago)
v.3 c.12 by Mixini Studios & Animum Mutare (992d ago)
v.3 c.11 by Mixini Studios & Animum Mutare (1153d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (107 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.06 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 21st 2016, 4:19am PST


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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Alive (Media Factory)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1066 increased(+168)
Monthly Pos #1725 increased(+732)
3 Month Pos #3660 increased(+264)
6 Month Pos #3975 increased(+1051)

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On 1120 reading lists
On 526 wish lists
On 35 completed lists
On 32 unfinished lists
On 191 custom lists

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by jjkyxr
January 31st, 2013, 10:15am
Interesting premise but I still find the setting a bit silly since why would anyone make a virtual reality system so dull. This isn't the matrix; you're not trying to fool anyone. So why not offer the users more to work with than your typical menu screen with an inventory of sorts. The main problem is that we, the readers, are given very little understanding of the conditions of the real world in the story so plotholes standout more to us than the author writing it and it feels like the author has a hard time understanding this. And some of the mystery involved with the story are irritating since they can be solved with just simple questions from one MC to the next:
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Why did you not register the card beforehand? Where are you from?


What I do like about this manga is that the few antagonists that are currently shown have their dispositions flushed out and integrated into the plot nicely.

I'm only 9 chapters in so hopefully all these plotholes will get filled up eventually. But I feel this manga is a little too shounen-y to be considered a seinen.
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