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Description
Two young men vow to transform the destiny of Japan, by any means. As children, they survived the horrors of the Cambodian killing fields together. Now, can they topple the leaders of both the Japanese Parliament and the yakuza crime syndicate?

Although cold and calculating when need be, Hojo and Asami exemplify the traits their colleagues lack: loyalty to friends, compassion for the downtrodden...and an irresistible way with women.

Deputy Police Chief Ishihara sets out to expose their ingenious machinations, but instead falls helplessly in love with Hojo...

Note:
While this was originally 12 volumes in Japanese, when translated into English by Viz it was printed three ways: first in comic book form (each issue had 2 chapters), second in a 5-part 14-vol compilation of the comic books, and finally in a 9 volume manga series. Because the translation is so early, the books were flipped to English left-to-right orientation.

The nine English volumes correspond to these compilation parts, floppy issues, and original chapters:

V1: Part 1, Issues 1-4, Chapters 01-12
V2: Part 1, Issues 5-9, Chapters 13-27
V3: Part 2, Issues 1-5, Chapters 01-13
V4: Part 2, Issues 5-9, Chapters 14-26
V5: Part 3, Issues 1-7, Chapters 01-13
V6: Part 3, Issues 7-8, Chapters 14-16; Part 4, Issues 1-5, Chapters 01-09
V7: Part 4, Issues 5-7, Chapters 10-14; Part 5, Issues 1-3, Chapters 01-05
V8: Part 5, Issues 3-8, Chapters 06-15
V9: Part 5, Issues 8-13, Chapters 16-22

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Убежище
サンクチュアリ (史村翔)

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Latest Release(s)
v.14 by Manga Underground (2299d ago)
v.13 by Manga Underground (2320d ago)
v.12 by Manga Underground (2334d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Tankoubon - Complete)
12 Bunko Volumes

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (465 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.58 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 13th 2014, 7:44am PST


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Year
1990

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Big Comic Superior (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (9 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #730 increased(+89)
Monthly Pos #1175 decreased(-82)
3 Month Pos #1235 increased(+87)
6 Month Pos #1341 increased(+50)

List Stats
On 422 reading lists
On 794 wish lists
On 1017 completed lists
On 42 unfinished lists
On 219 custom lists

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Classic Seinen   
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by Decel
August 14th, 2006, 7:05pm
This manga is definitely worth a read. There are lots of political elements to it as well as intelectual depth. The character development is great.

This is something that people who are even remotely attracted to the genre should read, or at least go through the first volume.
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This Manga has it all...   
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by pokie
July 22nd, 2006, 3:52am
This is a great read and I really enjoy Ryoichi Ikegami's distinctive style of drawing. The manga is both an action-packed political thriller and a moving drama about the commitment between two friends. Highly recommended!
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by mellowmut
July 17th, 2006, 3:08pm
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