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World Trigger  
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Description
A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ワールドトリガー

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KIKE
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Latest Release(s)
c.51 by KIKE (1d ago)
c.50 by KIKE (23d ago)
c.49 by KIKE (36d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 8 / 10.0 (162 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.82 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 2nd 2014, 1:34am PST

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Year
2013

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Licensed (in English)
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Weekly Pos #438 increased(+148)
Monthly Pos #494 decreased(-201)
3 Month Pos #456 decreased(-210)
6 Month Pos #284 decreased(-161)

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On 1364 reading lists
On 389 wish lists
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Good start   
Rating: 9.2 / 10.0
by reu
August 14th, 2013, 11:09pm
So far story wise it has a nice plot and it does not seem to be like the usual manga.However I can really see this turning out to be like any other shounen manga I have read with sudden power ups. But I still like story and want to know more about it.
The art is very good in my opinion but could have been better.
To the previous comment I am not sure which translation you are reading but MangaPanda has decent translation I have spotted a few mistakes here and there but not as bad as you make it look like. Also I agree your other comment that he is a "weak wimp" but at least its not the usual popular kid who is too cool to get bullied.

So i guess i would give it 8/10 for now but i can really see it going lower in the future but for now it is good.
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Translation could use better proofing, but a very good read nonetheless   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Anabiotic_Pineapple
November 29th, 2013, 8:12pm
I will not be basing my review on the quality of the translation. It needs to be better proofed, but as it is, it doesn't greatly hinder enjoyment of the story.

World trigger is a great read. Three characters are the focal point. One is weak, but crafty. One is strong, but cocky. One is powerful, but timid. These three leads are a wonderful complement to each other. The art is nice and clean and the action sequences are easy to follow. The best part though is the pacing of the story. 37 chapters in and the things have progressed nicely. Truth be told, a lot hasn't happened, it felt like 10 chapters were spent on one fight, but the chapters were so damn entertaining and didn't drag at all. This is due to the fact that the characters who were fighting weren't spending six pages each explaining their moves. Exposition was handled on the side with cuts to trainees who were learning about the different triggers. This meant that the people who were fighting were actually fighting without unnatural pauses to give their life stories and other nonsense. The whole thing felt natural.

The world setting is also interesting. Parallel dimension with invaders coming through to harvest/kidnap humans for their own war effort. Things are grim, but not totally bleak, and the author does a good job of explaining why people aren't cowering in fear in the first few chapters. This makes the whole "something horrible is going on, but people are behaving like nothing is amiss" schtick more believable.

If I had to ding something though, it would be the whole usage of ranking systems and competitions between different members to increase their rank. It is a cliche that I am not fond of, but that being said, the pacing of the story is great and the potential for character growth (both strength and personality wise) is amazing so I can run with it.

For now, assuming the author keeps up the quality, I can easily given this an 8.5. It could go lower or higher in the future.
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Translation Nightmare!   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by ftfchris
July 29th, 2013, 10:30pm
Can't even read this. I appreciate the fact that someone is trying to translate a manga but the horrid translation makes this unreadable. They need an English speaker to proof-read and make the crappy translations understandable.

Added to this is the fact that the main character is a weak wimp. He prefers to get trampled on by bullies and then tries to convince someone strong that fights back that he should let them beat him up and trample his pride because it's how Japanese people should act. I mean.. seriously?!?!?!

... Last updated on July 29th, 2013, 10:55pm
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