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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 and few participants survive them. The sphere calls the shots and it's not the slightest bit nice. Its name: Gantz.


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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

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

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (2418 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.18 / 10.0
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February 10th 2016, 8:37am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shuukan Young Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Dark Horse (37 Volumes - Complete)

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Weekly Pos #356 increased(+37)
Monthly Pos #509 increased(+108)
3 Month Pos #617 increased(+18)
6 Month Pos #573 decreased(-64)

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Gantz Gets Full 3DCG Anime Film in 2016 13 days, 1 hours, 22 minutes ago
Hiroya Oku, Keita Iizuka Launch Gantz Spinoff in November 198 days, 23 hours, 51 minutes ago
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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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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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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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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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by BabyPan
October 18th, 2005, 1:34pm
Gantz starts immidiately within the first chapter with the plot. The artwork is great at all times. The only thing I have to nag about is the characters' height - place Kurono in front of his other friend (forgot his name ... ) and you'll think Kurono is just standing 'far behind' his friend. Other than that, it's all action - no room for character development (only MUCH later in the series does it start delving into Kurono's character).

If you like gore and aliens, then this is a must read.
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It's Like Crack, Only Legal!   
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by animefreak777
September 29th, 2005, 7:52am
The artwork and story are both top notch. The main character Kurono, is a bit of wuss in the begining but he turns into a real bada$$ later. Definitely on my top 10.
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Mindblowing art   
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by Anonymous
September 10th, 2005, 4:36pm
Excellent art, great action, out of sight alien monster designs, some fan service. Not much character development, but with action scenes that beautiful who needs it?
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Well done   
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by Anonymous
August 24th, 2005, 1:55am
Well, Gantz manga is just superbly drawn. Dark, horificly misterious, intriguing and quite addictive. It features a lot of action, a bit of characterisation and an awsome mystery. Who is Gantz? Or what is it? The plot is straight forward, it's about an afterlife, presented thorugh a confusion that protagonists go through like throgh a nightmare of undefined anticipation.
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Very nice   
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by Anonymous
August 4th, 2005, 4:54pm
It's really addictive. I read the first 16 volumes in 2 days. It has everything -character development, awsome fights, nice nudity. I highly recomend it.
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