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Double Arts  
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Description
A boy and a girl are forced to join hands for all eternity!?
In a land ravaged by an epidemic known as "Troy", the only people with healing arts capable of stopping the seizures caused by the disease are the Sisters. Although they have a high resistance to the disease, they are searching for a person who is truly immune, so that they can find a cure. The main character is Sister Elraine, one of the Sisters who becomes infected with Troy. But, when she touches Kiri, a seemingly ordinary boy, her seizures stop. Could he be the one!?

In volume 1 is included the oneshot Island:

A story that takes place on the day Aira turned 14, and learned the devastating truth about the island she lives on, which is completely surrounded by a huge wall...

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
アイランド (古味直志)
ダブルアーツ
双生轮舞
Artes Dobles
Island (KOMI Naoshi)

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AOM
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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.23 (end) by Mangaddicted (2150d ago)
v.3 c.22 by Mangaddicted (2157d ago)
v.3 c.22 by AOM (2157d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete/Discontinued)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Reviews
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Forum
6 topics, 109 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (948 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.25 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 13th 2014, 11:50am PST

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Year
2008

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Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #747 increased(+43)
Monthly Pos #949 decreased(-68)
3 Month Pos #871 decreased(-79)
6 Month Pos #803 decreased(-20)

List Stats
On 953 reading lists
On 741 wish lists
On 91 unfinished lists
On 233 custom lists

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Forum Posts
The Ending ??? 427 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes ago
Given the last chapter of Double Arts.... 1286 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes ago
Double Arts 1428 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes ago
Double arts petition group 1911 days, 16 hours, 44 minutes ago
Chapter 16 2143 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes ago

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Great title   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by philip72
March 27th, 2013, 8:31pm
It's absolutely criminal that Jump cut this one short. The editorial board should've been flogged through the streets for their gross stupidity.
But Jump has always been stupid in that regard, it comes from paying far too much attention to postcard polling. Jump has awesome new manga scouting skills, but atrocious management of the same.
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kidsoshi was entirely correct   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SAimNE
December 22nd, 2011, 5:02pm
While not exactly fulfilling the ending seemed to answer the big questions, and it was a really good story to read while it laster... this and another story I read about aa dude being forced to dress as a chick and go to a demon school make me think publishers/editors have horrible taste... I've seen absolute crap series drag out for 30 volumes, meanwhile gems like this are cancelled..... it was a great loss but no reason to downgrade the rating, 10/10.
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So Much Potential   
Rating: 9.4 / 10.0
by TRMshadow
August 2nd, 2011, 8:21am
was shown within the first chapters, but the idiots at Shueisha (or the readers in Japan) were too stupid to recognize how great this could've become. Read it even with the axed ending, read it even though it's only 23 chapters long. Komi-sensei is an amazing mangaka that has so much talent yet unnoticed. It was a sad day when Double arts was cut from SJ.
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pretty good!   
Rating: N/A
by azngenius95
June 28th, 2011, 5:32pm
this story had soooo much potential and it was a shame that they dropped it so early.
even though it was dropped, the author was able to connect the dots fairly well and i found the ending enjoyable but a bit lacking still
the plotline is very shounen but there is some subtle romantic twinges that made me smile
the characters were well developed and the artwork fit my tastes very well

anyway, i recommend it highly! please enjoy
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It had potential...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by AmberSZ
April 7th, 2011, 11:00pm
This never really had a chance to go anywhere... It has the typical mystery group, and unexplainable phenomena. It's unfortunate the manga had to end so abruptly, but I'm glad the mangaka left it open-ended instead of trying to force a quick ending.
I'd recommend this, unless you can't take never knowing what happened.
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a shame it got ended   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by zeando
February 4th, 2011, 2:59pm
knowing the reasons the last chapter (or the last 2) has to be ignored, the story ends where it got truncated
the chapters we actually have are only an introduction to the main story, at least even with it getting truncated, it got truncated a little after the end of the main introduction

the story was really entertaining, any chapter was no useless, and even if it lasted only 21 chapters (i ignore the last screwed ones) it feels like it was a lot more long
the comedy was also great :3 the way the 2-protagonists react to each others and with other characters was so funny :3

even if this will not restart (which sadly is likely) it will remain for me a great manga, a great story biggrin

note: the only odd thing i noticed, is that the main villan and supporter (zere and fallan) look like ripped of org13 of kingdom hearth(only the design, nothing like the personality)... this may be one of the reasons jap folks didn't appreciated this much? :/
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Sadly unfulfilling   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Aetheus
January 19th, 2011, 4:04am
Coulda been a great manga. As it stands, the most I can give it is a 7. While I respect that the mangaka tried to give his series closure, perhaps it would have been best not to have even tried to give it an ending at all. Sure, the "ending" seemed open ended, which helps if the mangaka is ever given a chance to continue it, but it was also unfulfilling and mind-screw inducing. That "non existent disease" tag above takes a double meaning (no pun intended) in my head and makes me all the more paranoid about the ending.
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Canceled but good   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
May 10th, 2010, 5:56am
Why such a story with so much potential was discontinued I will never know. I would have loved to see this story progress but I’m instead left with many unanswered questions. So be forewarned, this is not a very complete story, if you don’t like stories that don’t have a real ending I wouldn’t read this.

Plot- It’s a very unique plot, but I was hesitant at first. A boy and girl having to hold hands all the time eh… that could be interesting but at the same time it could become very awkward depending on how the plot device was handled. Fortunately that plot device was handled very nicely, and I actually enjoyed it! As the story progressed interesting questions were aroused about the disease and the different groups involved with its past. Unfortunately hardly any of the questions are answered…

Characters- The characters were great! Kiri was a very kind boy, fun loving and yet a bit immature, there was great room for his character development and growth throughout the series. Elraine was also quite a good character, of the cast she might not be the most interesting but she herself was very compassionate and had a lot of room for growth as well. As for the other characters they all had their own pros and cons, making for a very interesting and diverse cast. I personally really like Sui, she was great!

Art- It was quite nice, very clear and firm, very pleasant to look at. Though some of the hair styles (Kiri’s mostly) defied gravity… but ah well, it’s manga it’s allowed!

Other- The pacing of the story could be worked on, it seemed that it was going a little bit to slow, but it wasn’t too bad, and I noticed that there was an annoying recap in every single chapter that went over everything we already knew. Does Elraine always have to report to the Sisters? Other than that the story was quite good and was heading in a very interesting direction… and then it was canceled. I was slightly happy that we had a glimpse at the happy ending (or what seemed like one…) but I wanted to see us get there and all the questions were not answered at all which is annoying. I would recommend this, if only for the characters and general plot line, to others but only if they don’t mind open endings.

6/10 –Liked it

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i'm blushed...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by DaiaX
March 18th, 2010, 5:47pm
while i'm enjoying the ride, i'm blushed with their relationship...
a good boy. a good girl, cute couple, great action.

DO NOT put too much hope of continuatiuon, but, you'll most likely enjoy the ride.
Spoiler (highlight to view)
like farran said, if the user of flare have a great imagination, it won't be double arts anymore like multiple mega ultra super arts, you know, you can touch your enemy and have advantage of his power, or, when sister attacked make all of them touch you or make it a guinnes record of people/army touch hand... voila!


... Last updated on March 18th, 2010, 5:54pm
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Great Read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kim24
March 4th, 2010, 9:40pm
I loved the story line, it was really unique and i couldn't stop reading it. Just when it was getting really interesting it was discontinued. It really disappoints me when a manga like this has so much potential compared to a lot of the ongoing series that are not even close to this. I really really hope the author will decide to pick up the story again =(.
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