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Keyman - The Hand of Judgement  
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Keyman is the resident hero of Lockville City, a place inhabited by both humans and animal people. In the years since his debut as a hero, crime has decreased significantly, which does not look all that great for the local police force. But one day, after he catches yet another group of criminals, Keyman is mysteriously murdered. Detective Alex and his police force are investigating the murder, and one of their major clues is the words "Dr. Necro," which were carved onto Keyman's body after his death. Their case gets even stranger when Alex unexpectedly meets "Dr. Necro," who appears to be a young girl, in a bar. What monster could be behind the murder of Keyman, and what does the childlike Dr. Necro have to do with it all?


Related Series
Magoichi ga Ikusa (Side Story)

Associated Names
KEYMAN -THE HAND OF JUDGMENT- [キーマン・ザ・ハンド・オブ・ジャッジメント]
Keyman: The Hand of Judgement

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Latest Release(s)
v.12 c.57 by Habanero Scans (73d ago)
v.12 c.56 by Habanero Scans (109d ago)
v.12 c.55 by Habanero Scans (249d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
13 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (107 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.2 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 15th 2017, 11:53pm PST



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Comic Ryu (Tokuma Shoten)

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Weekly Pos #791 increased(+51)
Monthly Pos #1507 decreased(-94)
3 Month Pos #1564 decreased(-361)
6 Month Pos #1500 increased(+272)

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On 920 reading lists
On 456 wish lists
On 12 completed lists
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One hell of a story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kitt33
February 4th, 2016, 9:09am
Nonstop action with some decent humor at times. I love the MC, Alex, mainly because he's a T-Rex,but also because he's one badass guy. Story is interesting and intense to say the least. Gory and a bit grotesque but definitely a good read. Originally I thought this was going to be a superman ripoff story until Alex came on the scene. The art is one that gives an older impression which is perfect for this story. 47 ch in and addicted but unfortunately I can see that an end is near. Hope it lasts for a while longer while still being as epic as it has been till now.

... Last updated on February 4th, 2016, 9:13am
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that croc is awesome   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by reivatin
November 2nd, 2014, 2:38pm
yeah, dunno if i'm right or not, but the MC is A Croc guy
yeah crocodile,

he's cool and awesome
the plot till ch27 is cool and solid, maybe it's the peak??

still waiting for more chapter
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Pretty awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by DarrisonSaber
May 19th, 2014, 1:30pm
Great art, cool plot, and let's not mention those nice animal characters! Man it just reminds me of like 80s cartoon and the art style feels like it too. Overall, it's a very solid manga. Cant wait to see more!
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Top notch so far.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by drunkguy
October 28th, 2013, 5:02pm
The setting has a well developed feel to it that you seldom get from only a few chapters. The story is a mix of cop show and superhero comic. Its balance of detective work, daily life and quick paced bloody action is spot on. The art is a bit rough in an almost sketch-like quality but the variety of characters due to the mix of well drawn humans and detailed monsters really stands out. This is a story worth following. That and how many other places will you get to see a dinosaur detective kicking ass anywhere?
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