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Angel Densetsu  
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The story is of Kitano Seiichirou, a very kind and pure-hearted young man, with a horrifying, monstrous face. People being what they are, they think he's a terrifying delinquent, and there are plenty of chance misunderstandings (coupled with Kitano's convenient inability to understand what's happening around him) that propel him into the position of "school guardian", a.k.a. head thug on campus.


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Associated Names
Легенда об ангеле
Legend of an Angel

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Latest Release(s)
v.15 c.84 (end) by Manga-Sketchbook (2224d ago)
v.15 c.83 by Manga-Sketchbook (2232d ago)
v.15 c.82 by Manga-Sketchbook (2239d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Ends at Vol 1, Chap 6

User Reviews
Angel Densetsu by SiLNeT
Angel Densetsu by Master_M2K

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1860 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 8th 2014, 11:06am PST

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #230 increased(+22)
Monthly Pos #205 decreased(-9)
3 Month Pos #189 decreased(-7)
6 Month Pos #179 increased(+2)

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On 1094 reading lists
On 1105 wish lists
On 3990 completed lists
On 164 unfinished lists
On 403 custom lists

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Romance? 246 days, 16 hours, 33 minutes ago
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who can possibly hate this manga? 381 days, 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
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Who would you have chosen? 2027 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes ago

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If I remember correctly...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MatrixM
October 8th, 2012, 3:10am
This is one of the funniest series i have ever read. I was pretty young, I think i read most of it back in 05'-ish than finished it off in 08/09. Sometimes i'm hesitant to recommend stuff i read over 7 years ago now, but in this case there's no such hesitation.

It's amazing that the same guy created Claymore o.0
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My first manga regarding deliquents   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by cutiewootie
September 8th, 2012, 4:20pm
I actually first heard about this manga through its OVA. After I read what the synopsis was about, I decided to give it a read. Let me tell you, I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE STORY. It was really sweet and heart-warming. If there are people reading through the comments, I seriously recommend you read this manga. You won't regret it.
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Awesome Manga!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HayateSK
August 24th, 2012, 10:00am
Truly awesome manga. Even with it being literal laugh out loud hilarious they are still able to carry a good message that you shouldn't judge someone based on their looks. and they could have gotten real dark and sad with it but they kept it light and it was a good read all the way through. its def recommended. the art is a little hard to swallow at 1st if you dont know the author but like most mangas it clears up real well afterward and you get great art of the characters you've come to love and the scenery around them.
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almost perfect   
Rating: 9.7 / 10.0
by shonryukku
July 25th, 2012, 2:29am
it's almost perfect i just wish the author put out a ova or something tying up the loose ends like who ends up with who and if he every takes the dojo seriously what happens next year new freshmen when is persistent guy coming back i have so many idea's in my head the world continues
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I love it!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Zetsubou
July 3rd, 2012, 12:03am
This is really one of the greatest series I've ever read. There's a great balance of comedy and action and all of the characters are really lovable and hilarious. I was apprehensive at first, because of the art, but a few pages in you're so amused that the art doesn't even matter (the art also gradually improves). The ending was also very refreshing!
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Funny, but also more than meets the eye   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nroejb
April 18th, 2012, 2:18am
Angel Densetsu is an episodic comedy shounen manga.
It features various very different characters, whose interaction makes up for a funny but also strangely honest and refreshingly different manga, that manages to life without eye catching stuff like "fan service" or gore (I don't generally dislike these though, Franken Fran is a masterpiece almost only consisting of these).

The art is unusual at first, and becomming more generic later. I'm not sure if I prefer the later volumes with the typical eye pleasing manga looks, or the beginings with the unusual, but well done art, that perfectly fits the premise.
Anyway, since both art and story developed in the same pace and into the same direction, neither of the art styles seems to be out of place, rather than underlining the change of understanding, that the people surrounding the male lead have of him.

Also I have to mention that this manga, in fact, adresses some serious problems of society. it focuses on violence and prejudice, but there are some othe points as well, all of them depicted in a funny, yet not silly and strangely realistic way.
In this regards it is surprisingly deep, without getting too serious, or "Anvilicious".

I would say that it's a true masterpiece, being able to reach a relatively wide audience without turning generig or mainstream. You won't find many comics (or other types of stories) capable of doing so, which is the reason I can recommend anyone, not just shounen manga fans, to take a look at it, and see if it piques his/her interest.

... Last updated on April 18th, 2012, 2:28am
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I laughed my fucking ass off   
Rating: N/A
by pxhai
March 27th, 2012, 8:51am
Yeah, the plot surely is repetitive, but this one is a gag manga. WhoTF cares about plot development, as long as it makes you laugh so hard your stomach hurts? It does very well what it's meant to.
Gotta give it 10 to increase the overall ranking.

... Last updated on March 27th, 2012, 11:06am
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Rating: N/A
by sandyatthebeach1
March 8th, 2012, 4:18pm
I liked the concept, and thought Kitano was a really funny character... but it's honesty not that great. The art is really simple and nearly every page looks the same. Also, the plot line is really repetitive, and all of the side characters are rather forgettable. It made me laugh, but I eventually got bored. I wish I liked this more, but I really don't! D:
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by cecixiao78
December 3rd, 2011, 2:01pm
I completely loved this manga. It's very hilarious and there is not one part that is not enjoyable. i haven't read any manga that one person can be this misunderstood, nothing is forced so it's not annoying like some other mangas where they just try too hard to make you laugh. The art isn't good but you could always just ignore that cuz I did and after a while you will just get use to it.
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A good manga   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by bull3thole
December 1st, 2011, 12:45am
It was a good manga. It is those typical mangas where you are always being misunderstood. It was funny at first, but it kind of got repetitive. Overall good manga to read if you are feeling down.
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