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Sai:Taker - Futari no Artemis  
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In the future, an energy source called Life has become incredibly important. Certain people are able to synchronize with devices called Sai which gives them the ability to extract Life and have super powers. These people are known as Sai Takers.
Within the Sai Takers there is an even smaller group, Original Takers. Original Takers have a contract with a magical device, and they can manipulate Life without the use of a Sai. These powerful people are also immortal, only dying if they run out of Life.
The world admires Sai Takers, but Original Takers are careful to keep their identities secret.


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Associated Names
サイ:テイカー -二人のアルテミス-
Summon Assist Interface

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.2 by Desert Bus (1243d ago)
c.6 by INP-Mangaz (1358d ago)
v.1 c.1 by Desert Bus (1365d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 6.5 / 10.0 (114 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.55 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 6th 2015, 2:29pm PST



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These comments are indeed turn-offs on average...   
Rating: N/A
by geekdiva
May 2nd, 2015, 11:51pm
...but the main reason I'm neither reading nor rating this is because of the Description. It gives background on how things work, but isn't a good blurb for the plot. TIA to anyone who can fix this!
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Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by dremondtanic
August 22nd, 2014, 6:28am
the art work is good as always, just wish this guy can do one decent story which actual does well without getting canceled or completly drop.

artwork 10/10
story concept and idea 7/10
story 1/10
enjoyjment 5/10
overall 2/10
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Pretty Bad   
Rating: N/A
by landbound
May 22nd, 2013, 3:09pm
Cliche after cliche. If you're after mindless fanservice, I guess this might have something to offer you, but if you're looking for something beyond a bunch of cute girls buried in a pile of generic stereotypes, I'd suggest looking elsewhere.
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Despite the fact that I'm getting tired of this guy   
Rating: N/A
by lexmark
January 10th, 2013, 5:44pm
The manga is interesting and I will always enjoy this guys artwork so I'll keep reading for that alone. I just wish this guy would finish something before starting a new one. He's lucky I don't read many manga that's for sure, it also helps that I have a pantyhose tights fetish and will continue to read for that alone, but the story is good and is funny I'll give it that.
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so tired of waiting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by cronosilver
January 7th, 2013, 6:23pm
Waiting, waiting, waiting, and more waiting I wish some one more reliable then 13th hour translation would pick up this manga and continue it i love this manga and would love to continue reading it kinda wish Muda scanlation would pick it up since they did the Re:brith, the preequel to to this manga
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WTF ?   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
November 26th, 2012, 3:38pm
How many mangas can one man write who is not called Brian Michael Bendis ?
LIM Dall-Young is going for the record that is for shure and no i have not read one word of this deeply needed manga series and never will.

... Last updated on November 26th, 2012, 3:38pm
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Pretty good series   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pletar
October 22nd, 2012, 6:11pm
This series has been pretty great so far, with a great art style and humorous moments here and there. And, yes, the author does start many projects at the same time, but they're still usually pretty good.

Normally, it'd be too early to judge the series to give it a ten, but I'll make an exception this time to keep OolonColluphid happy.

PS. Are there even any truly original series anymore? One can claim that shoujo high school manga/anime rip off one another, or that zombie/horror movies rip off other zombie/horror movies, due to having similar elements, even though they have different tones and storylines. Bleach itself started off as a "ripoff" of Yu Yu Hakusho, before evolving into what it is today. And Unbalance x2 rips off Onegai Teacher? Seriously, one has shounen sci-fi elements (and "standstills), while the other is a seinen (which, incidentally, is aimed at a male audience over 18) with bare comedic elements. Haters gonna hate, but trying to draw similarities between various manga/anime without even reading the subject material (which explains why the parallels drawn seem longshots) is just sad.

... Last updated on October 22nd, 2012, 6:11pm
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*sniff* Smells like a Kampher ripoff.   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by OolonColluphid
October 17th, 2012, 2:02pm
*sniff* Smells like a Kampher ripoff, much like Freezing is a blatant ripoff of Sekirei but with the characters getting implanted with alien DNA instead of being half human offspring. Rebirth: The Lunatic Taker is a ripoff of Gantz , Legend of Maian is a ripoff of Kurohime.
Unbalance x Unbalance a ripoff of Onegai Teacher, but plays out like a shoujo manga despite the fact that it's supposed to be aimed at a male audience over eighteen.As if this talentless hack wasn't done spamming the market he does his own ripoff of Bakuman, Koimoku. It's not as far along as the rest but seems to be rehash of UxU.

I wouldn't be surprised that talentless hack that is Kim Dal Young rips off Unbreakable Machine Doll or Seikoku no Ryuu Kishi but with his backwards personal fetishes added into it.

Young is a talentless hack, flamefire28 like many others is an idiot apologist fanboy.

... Last updated on October 17th, 2012, 2:04pm
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well i'm enjoying this   
Rating: N/A
by flamefire28
October 4th, 2012, 8:47pm
i really like this as the sequel to lunatic taker and i agree that he definitely has a lot on his plate as far as the insane amount of manwha's he has but i disagree with people calling him a "talentless hack" since you take the time to actually "read" his work you shouldn't be dissing his work just cause "you" don't like it or "you" have a problem with him doing so much at once it's very offensive and you're just pushing your own thoughts on ppl when u say "don't read this..... soul without any good return"
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Another Series!?   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by monketyman
July 17th, 2012, 11:07pm
As much as I love Im Dal Young's work, Unbalance X2 being one of my favorite manga/manhwa, I have to question whether this was a good idea. He currently has Re:Birth, Onihime VS, Legend of Maian, Freezing, Phantom King, Aflame Inferno, Koimoku, and Kurokami (forgive me if I missed one but... there's a lot) all going at the same time. I really do like his work but he definitely needs to finish some of his ongoing series. Freezing is the only one that gets an even remotely steady stream of updates. As far as I'm concerned Phantom King and Onihime VS got so little attention at the start and still have so little support that there pretty much dead in the water, but Legend of Maian, Aflame Inferno, and Kurokami can still be wrapped up and considered good manga. The biggest problem is Re:Birth, the prequel to this newly released manga. The concept of releasing Sai:Taker while Re:Birth is still ongoing is intriguing and allows for a better understanding of the manga's "universe" but that doesn't work when you can't update either of them because you're playing catch up with your 6 year-old manga you failed to keep updated. As much of a rant as i just went on, the first couple chapters of this manga have been good and I do like the tie in with Re:Birth.

And I can't be the only one who wants a follow-up to Unbalance X2 biggrin
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