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Akumetsu  
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Description
Nagasawa Shiina is just an average 3rd year high school student until her parents' company goes bankrupt. In order to pay the bills, she sells herself into prostitution. At her first job, a mysterious masked man crashes the party... and it's someone she knows.

Akumetsu is the story of Shou, a vigilante that's out trying to straighten the corrupt Japanese Government through terrorism with his "One man, One kill" code of action.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
アクメツ
恶灭

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AT-Translations
Izumo no Ryuu
Mahou
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Latest Release(s)
v.18 c.153-162 (end) by Izumo no Ryuu & Manga Downloads (1584d ago)
v.17 c.152 by Izumo no Ryuu & Manga Downloads (1590d ago)
v.17 c.151 by Izumo no Ryuu & Manga Downloads (1602d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Akumetsu by dantd95

Forum
5 topics, 33 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1216 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.55 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 4th 2014, 4:40am PST

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Year
2002

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shuukan Shounen Champion (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #426 increased(+12)
Monthly Pos #471 decreased(-21)
3 Month Pos #441 increased(+48)
6 Month Pos #466 increased(+48)

List Stats
On 1585 reading lists
On 1072 wish lists
On 2362 completed lists
On 172 unfinished lists
On 318 custom lists

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Forum Posts
The plot of this manga... 1289 days, 1 hours, 10 minutes ago
any different from real? 1289 days, 1 hours, 44 minutes ago
Ending? 1583 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes ago
Who Likes Fake Releases? 1629 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes ago
Blood, Conspiracies, Mysteries,.. and uhh more Blood 1840 days, 5 hours, 1 minutes ago

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wtf? discontinued ?   
Rating: N/A
by BootPP
February 22nd, 2009, 9:42am
whoa, thats one of those mangas which wont plz the jap gov... personally i like the art plot chars(actually every single details)
but anybody know why it is in the discontinued status?
what does this mean anyway? plz dont tell me it's a other shaman king -.-
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Good, but a few complaints   
Rating: 6.4 / 10.0
by Crenshinibon
November 30th, 2008, 1:57am
Before anyone goes crazy- 6.4 is actually a decent rating coming from me (when all of the manga on my lists are combined and averaged it comes out to around 4.8, last time I checked).

Anyway, there are a few good things about Akumetsu. It's clearly written to be thought provoking, and I actually quite like the way it addresses several intellectual concepts. The art is decidedly average, but it suits the environment well enough, especially the intensity. The real issues I have come with the excess of gore/violence (most of which is simply gratuitous and totally unnecessary), and some of the storytelling which I find to be often ill-paced and generally lazy. I suppose I'm just not the target audience when it comes to the violence, so I can overlook that, but the storytelling still gets me. In an attempt to seem more mysterious, suspense is vastly overused as a device which causes the plot twists to gradually become both predictable and mundane. Additionally, the way the author introduces more characters, and scenarios in general, is pretty formulaic. I can't help but occasionally feel that I'm reading the same thing over and over.

All that said though, this is a decent series, and worth the time to read for the concept alone.
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^_^   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by zaliasberniukas
November 14th, 2008, 5:37am
this manga is great characters are deep u never know what might happen next and what makes this manga special its not the art ( even though art is great ) its the way mangaka tells the story i have readed many mangas till now and i can tell its diffrent from everything i have seen ( its kinda similar to death note in some ways but death note was created after the akumetsu ) the reason why i gave 9.5 because i have readen just 8 volumes and maybe ending will disapoint me but i doubt that

i recomend this to all who wants to read something out of ordinary ( i mean mangas like naruto bleach xblade and similar crap)
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Jetpack Akumetsu = Godlike   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Aeylis
October 17th, 2008, 7:33pm
The black jet pack akumetsu outfit is a-m-a-z-i-n-g
Just saying.. This series overall is so interesting! Get more releases out! >_>! What a pity. I would kinda like to see this licensed in english but w/e.
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Great   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Kagrath
September 7th, 2008, 4:08pm
If you can forgive the bits of ranting politics and just give in to the flow of the story and the energy of the drawings you will greatly enjoy this manga. It is a tad wordy and you may not agree with the
Spoiler (highlight to view)
one man one kill suicide assassinations for political officials
though after the manga explains actions I can't help but want it to happen. If you want great action, art and a decent story line pick it up.
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meh   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Hetien
September 7th, 2008, 7:51am
really up to your tastes. lots of politics, which i really dont care for, and intellectual stuff, which makes it more interesting. protagonist is badass as well.
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insane, but awsome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nacho29
June 30th, 2008, 3:12pm
a great manga, especially for intelectual readears because it raises many question about how people cold fix socities that have gone downhill. and he doesnt go killing randomly, since he let those three bankers alive so they could speed up the change of that society.

... Last updated on June 30th, 2008, 3:12pm
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awesome....   
Rating: N/A
by o0James0o
June 27th, 2008, 2:05am
awesome manga but.... the speed of it being released is rather slow (well i know i should be grateful with what i get but..... u know.... us human are all greedy) since all the volumes are out.... yet its releasin in like a weekly basis.... :/... the manga have tons of action. thus, i am unable to get to the conclusion from just 1 chapter(just like gantz)..... which sucks....
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crazy...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by spicypolvoron
April 9th, 2008, 8:50am
People, this manga's really crazy (in a good way). And yeh, its really rare to find this kind of mangas, especially this one's about politics.. I was kind of confuse in some part, but overall, I think this manga's amazing.

There's 18 volumes already, and only 3 volumes got scanlated/translated. Come on, translators! Drop the craps and start on the sick ones!

... Last updated on April 9th, 2008, 8:51am
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A for Akumetsu   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JuggaloWarrior
April 8th, 2008, 8:39pm
Anybody else but me think this is the Japanese manga version of V for Vendetta? But wow what a great series regardless! Only wish that it was translated faster, 18 volumes seems like a lot.
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