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Zetman  
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Description
It follows the life of a homeless boy living with his "grandpa".

The story starts to kick off when they encounter a man trying to commit suicide mumbling something along the lines of "before it is too late".

Of course from then on the action begins and the dark plot begins to unfold with each volume.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Zetman (1994) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
Zetman超魔人

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Latest Release(s)
v.18 c.202-205 by Evil Genius (69d ago)
v.18 c.199-201 by Evil Genius (158d ago)
v.18 c.197-198 by Evil Genius (192d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
20 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at vol.1, Chap 1 (Different Settings)

User Reviews
Zetman by Master_M2K

Forum
10 topics, 44 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (760 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.43 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 15th 2014, 5:16pm PST

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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shuukan Young Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #515 increased(+8)
Monthly Pos #467 decreased(-75)
3 Month Pos #380 decreased(-47)
6 Month Pos #351 decreased(-207)

List Stats
On 3487 reading lists
On 1071 wish lists
On 140 unfinished lists
On 349 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Zetman's 'Act 1' Ends 69 days, 0 hours, 16 minutes ago
People and rape. 120 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes ago
Tanaka!! Spoilers? 362 days, 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Zetman is "only halfway finished" 537 days, 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
Zetman to Get Anime Next April 1090 days, 3 hours, 44 minutes ago

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Starts good, but goes downhill   
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by Anonymous
August 17th, 2006, 5:40am
Zetman is an odd thing. As with the author's other manga, the story seems to be jumping a lot of back and forth, with no clear direction. It starts off in the future, then goes back a number of years, following one character, skips ahead a few years, and after a while, changes to another character and follow him for a number of volumes, and by the end of volume 5, it still hasn't caught up to the time period it started in in volume one, nor have we seen what would appear to be the main character for two and a half volumes.
Furthermore, there is a lot of unnecessary violence. Don't get me wrong, I quite enjoy violence in manga, but the way it's portrayed in Zetman is just perverted. It's basically guro, with a lot of attractive girls, usually high school girls, getting shot in the head, getting their heads smashed open, or being cut in half, while others get drugged and raped. It's primarily an annoyance, since it seems to detract from the manga, and since it serves no other purpose than to satisfy the author's perverted sexual fetish.
As always, the art is very nice, but I wish the author would take a couple of writing classes, or get someone else to write for him. It's just never been his strong side.
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Awesome   
Rating: N/A
by Kaosu Rah
June 11th, 2006, 10:36am
I never thought the mangaka of I''s (which is my favorite romance manga) could make such a good shounen. It's definitely between my favorites, but it would be better if someone scanlated the chapters faster...
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worth reading   
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by walaoa
January 16th, 2006, 6:42am
i am a person that won give high rating b4 i see it's ending. But certainly this series have a promosing storyline n great art. So far so good but we will never know wat will happen if it has a great or a crapist ending so just wait and see. Plz dun make quick assume.
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Great!   
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by barbapapa
August 8th, 2005, 6:05pm
really enjoying it for now; not that much to read untill now.. But whats out is very good and shows lots of promise. And offcourse Katsura's art is jus gorgeous.
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very very cool   
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by Anonymous
May 14th, 2005, 10:58am
you must read it.
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so far so EXCELLENT   
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by vosh
March 11th, 2005, 1:53pm
Finally, Masakazu Katsura came out with a series that have a cool leading hero. Only read until Vol 2, Chap 17. So far, very YUMMY.
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