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Gantz  
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Description
Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill aliens here on Earth. While these missions take place, the rest of the world is largely oblivious to them. These missions are lethal--few participants survive them. The sphere calls the shots, and it's not the slightest bit nice. Its name... Gantz.

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
ガンツ
杀戮都市

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Latest Release(s)
c.383 (end) by Utopia Scanlations (297d ago)
c.382 by Utopia Scanlations (316d ago)
c.381 by Utopia Scanlations (338d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 8, Chap 91

User Reviews
Gantz by Anonymous
Gantz by Manick
Gantz by Master_M2K
Gantz by xombiemonkey

Forum
121 topics, 1332 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (2164 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.18 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 23rd 2014, 6:04pm PST

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Year
2000

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shuukan Young Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Dark Horse (26 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #294 increased(+7)
Monthly Pos #271 decreased(-8)
3 Month Pos #226 increased(+2)
6 Month Pos #217 decreased(-32)

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On 5459 reading lists
On 1034 wish lists
On 1938 completed lists
On 318 unfinished lists
On 432 custom lists

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Forum Posts
A less extreme version of this 245 days, 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Gantz ended...your thoughts 266 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes ago
Chapter 278 Discussion 295 days, 16 hours, 36 minutes ago
GANTZ to end in 2, second-to-last chap tomorrow?? ...claims the last scanlated release I read 303 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes ago
Live-Action Gantz Films 304 days, 6 hours, 29 minutes ago

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Gantz sux   
Rating: N/A
by Mal
February 20th, 2006, 3:51pm
Good art, too bad the author doesn't know the first thing about making a decent story, and interesting character developments. If you think DBZ was bad... well this is DBZ for the "adults" who still couldn't quite get over DBZ....

Fight fight fight die die die win *repeat. If you enjoy banality, senseless violence and tons of fan service, read this For everyone else, there's Berserk and Blade of the Immortal.
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cage gypsies   
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by Borat
February 17th, 2006, 1:00am
horrible ****[edit by mod,please do not swear] ever to be made, just like all the previous reviewers
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Heart racing   
Rating: N/A
by JinSCX
January 31st, 2006, 11:06pm
The way this manga is set up is like a fricken rollar coaster, right from the beginning it throws you down at full speed. of course at the beginning you cant throw much light on character development since there is very little interaction between the characters verbally, but as the manga moves on and after you've all faced the carnage of the chapter dealing with the buddist temple. well it starts to get really good, and if you wanted to know more about kurono, this is where you start to really get a feel for his mind. heck im only on chapter 217 right now havent had time to get uptodate with the new chapters, but i'll start reading again after another 15chapters come out. only problem i got with this is that the chapters are really short, but i guess it works really well with this action type of manga, gives you little jolts of adrenaline so that your heart will keep racing from beginning to end.
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are you an idiot fsdf?   
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by P. Earl
January 23rd, 2006, 5:06pm
Did you even bother reading past the first couple of chapters? The manga is hardly over! If you had bothered reading up to the most recent chapters, you'd see things become a lot different.

It's actually an excellent manga where the characters grow and develop into more 3-dimensional human beings. The only thing I would recommend is to read by volumes, or save up chapters, because the chapters, especially the past 5-10 drag out scenes. While I enjoyed them and the artwork very much, most people who read manga do not have that patience.
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gantz   
Rating: N/A
by fsdf
January 21st, 2006, 2:54am
i nkow the ending people its stupid the main guy is the only one who survives everybody else dies. its the stupidiest ending i have ever seen its filled with bullshit. the main chik and his best friend both die.
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Gantz   
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by Spike 2021
January 20th, 2006, 10:14am
This is one of the best I have seen in a long time. its so good that it leaves you longing for more. I just hope others can enjoy it as much as I am.
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WOW   
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by Anonymous
December 30th, 2005, 11:04am
I just finished ch220 and it just blew my mind. All I can say is.... WOW!
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Was really good   
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by BalthaZar
November 23rd, 2005, 2:37pm
I started reading it when Omanga was still alive and doing it. I was in shock about how good the manga was. I recommended it to all my friends the next day. But it's annoying to wait for the chapters to come out once in a while and in low quality too :(
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Shock-value   
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by barbapapa
November 14th, 2005, 4:52pm
not that huge of a fan, but I enjoyed it for what it was, mindless violence
and who doesnt enjoy a bit of that from time to time
gantz is also very easy to read if you have a stomache, finished all of it in a couple of reads... this is no death note LOL
very little text, lots of action and gore
do wonder about all the open plot-holes tho, whats up with Kurono's bro for example
really curious about the next couple of chapters (post 217)
but I dont care much for the CG backgrounds... tho I have to say it fits the series
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Gantz   
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by Kaze
November 6th, 2005, 12:47am
If No 1 Likes This Manga The Must No Have An Meaning Or Definition For Life!!!
Kurono s The Essence Of Ever1,He Says Wat We All Think And Is Just Like Us(Atleast Alittle).Gantz Is Amazing Because Of That,Because It's Like Looking At That Situation In A Way You Would But It's Not Really You...Deep Down We All Suffer From Sumsort Of Perversion,lol.This Manga Is So Great I Watched The Anime About 20 Timez!!!Overall I Really Luv This Manga!It's My Favorite 1!And It Created My Favorite Anime,So...I Hope Every1 Can Enjoy Gantz As Much As I Do!!!I'd Give It A 1000 Out Of 10 But I Can't!!!
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