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Shamo  
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Description
At the age of sixteen Ryo Narushima was a genius and looked to have no trouble of getting into Tokyo University and joining the elite of society. However, that summer something cracked inside Ryo's head. With a small knife he brutally murdered both of his parents only leaving his sister alive and cowering in a corner. It is at this grotesque incident that our story begins.

Extra Note: At volume 20, the series changed publishers, which created a restart of the chapter numbers.

Starting from chapter 61 in volume 26, the first chapter from when the series returned from a long hiatus, the series has been completely written & drawn by Tanaka Akio. While Hashimoto Izou did write the series in the beginning, he had been doing less and less work starting from volume 4. Tanaka & Hashimoto reached a settlement and Shamo continued.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
軍鶏
Coq de Combat
Gamecock

Groups Scanlating
Blackout
Illuminati-Manga
Manga-Sketchbook
Nexgear
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Latest Release(s)
v.32 c.108-116 by Illuminati-Manga (124d ago)
v.31 c.99-107 by Illuminati-Manga (386d ago)
v.30 c.90-98 by Illuminati-Manga (656d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
34 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
7 topics, 40 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (412 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8 / 10.0
10
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9+
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7+
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6+
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5+
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4+
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Last Updated
April 26th 2015, 11:02pm PST


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Year
1998

Original Publisher
Futabasha (vols 1-19)
Kodansha (vols 20-28-ongoing)

Serialized In (magazine)
Evening (Kodansha)
Manga Action (Futabasha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #761 increased(+12)
Monthly Pos #791 increased(+51)
3 Month Pos #692 decreased(-73)
6 Month Pos #579 increased(+4)

List Stats
On 1704 reading lists
On 806 wish lists
On 152 completed lists
On 131 unfinished lists
On 239 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Has this manga ended at Vol. 34? 96 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes ago
Confused with current chapters I'm reading(~200) 650 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes ago
Something i never understood 1432 days, 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
what's going on with shamo? 1443 days, 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Shamo, whats happening now? 1927 days, 12 hours, 16 minutes ago

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Insects...   
Rating: N/A
by DuLexSidLex
August 23rd, 2007, 11:31pm
I prefer Berserk than this...there's no outlet of comedy in it and plus, I hate the emphasis on insects...Praying Mantis and the like! The attacks are superb but Ryo's role didn't catch my attention! If fighting was to be based on, I prefer Hajime no Ippo's boxing than this...
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dark and good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ranmaru
August 3rd, 2007, 9:52am
this ones very good and dark, not for people who easily get affected by blood and violence. but if those don't effect you then this is one of the best you'll get, the art is great, the story like greater, but what really makes this story so good is the main character, his darkness is....
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well   
Rating: N/A
by kamasutra69
July 19th, 2007, 11:46pm
artwork and very good story but
sometimes one chapter takes 10seconds
and its realistic
if you can take main character. its like main villian
you know
everytime good doesnt win
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Not good   
Rating: N/A
by yoguy
March 11th, 2007, 2:26pm
The story has less to it than meets the eye. The main character is supposably brilliant but he acts retarded at most times. And the pace of the story is incredibly slow. The pages are filled with lizards and all kind of things that have no revalence to the actually story. The fighting isn't interesting and in recent chapter with those chi blasts and all its not even realistic anymore.
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Dark   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by EvilTomte
February 16th, 2007, 7:25am
Dark, brooding, evil and amazing.

None of the bullshit attacks you see in Naruto or Bleach here. This is about a real human's... or rather a real devil in human form. Born out of our society.

This is the shit, I'm telling you. Though I usually prefer the fantasy style action mangas... This is more real than anything I've ever read, even though it kinda scares me as well.

Either way, I recommend it !
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best   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by miyagi1
October 29th, 2006, 7:22pm
Dark, violent, and the artwork is insane. It don't get much better than this.
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shamo   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 24th, 2006, 5:29pm
It was kinda good for awhile I really wanted to see the anti-hero thing do good but the whole kill your parents stuff gets dragged on with this manga and it go's nowhere, the fightings good but it gets kinda dull, this manga hand potential but it's gone now.
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For Action/Martial Arts Fans   
Rating: N/A
by Kyon
July 15th, 2006, 12:04am
Pretty good action on this manga but it has quite a lot of disturbing images and situations so its not for those weak of heart. I'm a big fan of action genre so i'm a bit biased rating this.

Anyway... mann... can't wait for more chapters! That new kung-fu chick will definitely gonna get f*cked too! lol
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this is somthing......odd   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
March 26th, 2006, 6:22pm
At first it seems like a new cool manga,but after awhile this manga does nothing but drag. it seems to go nowhere and has no other goal but to continue on a road of nothingness. I love blood, I love gore, but most of all I love story. This has really no story at all. (+_-)/
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Kinda like Baki   
Rating: N/A
by ryo narushima
February 24th, 2006, 9:45am
how could anyone miss this type of manga. Such violence plus great sport and add up a really badass hero, this manga is really a great read. If your into kick ass action and love to see blood spill out and wanna see cool martial arts, this ones for you. great story, great art, great action. Satisfaction guaranteed!!
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