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Registered: 04-2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Manga Recommendation: 20th Century Boys by Viz

I flipped thru the translated English manga several times whenever I was at the local giant bookstore but it didn't look like much action was going on, so I never bought it in the first place.

Months later, there are 7 volumes and I have been hearing hype about live action movies based on the manga and that it has won numerous awards, etc. and I finally decided to give it a try. So far, after the first two volumes, it is bloody awesome.

The story takes jumps backwards and forwards through time as our heroes flashback to events that happened when they were kids and now they see things that they roleplayed and imagined as kids coming true.

It is creepy, touching, funny, and there is a huge epic plot... There is sci-fi, ESP, and this tantalizing mystery.

I'll let you guys know what I still think when it all ends, but in the meantime, I hope some of you guys (who like to read manga) will pick it up so we can discuss here.
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