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Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys #01:The Prophet

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Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances?

R to L (Japanese Style)

Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.

Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world.

Synopsis:

After the suicide of one of his childhood friends, Kenji wonders if it is related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances. Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.

Synopsis:

Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances?

R to L (Japanese Style)

Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.

Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world.

About the Author

Naoki Urasawa has been a highly recognized and successful manga artist for more than twenty years. Creator of popular series such as 20TH CENTURY BOYS and YAWARA, Urasawa has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the first Japanese Media Art Festival Manga Award of Excellence, the Osamu Tezuka Culture Award in 1999, and the 46th Shogakukan Manga Award. Naoki Urasawa's Monster has thrilled and entertained well over 25 million readers in Japan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591169222
Author:
Urasawa, Naoki
Publisher:
Viz Media
Subject:
Manga - General
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic novels -- Japan.
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Manga
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Manga-Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in
Age Level:
13-18

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Product details 216 pages Viz Media - English 9781591169222 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After the suicide of one of his childhood friends, Kenji wonders if it is related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances. Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.
"Synopsis" by , Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances?

R to L (Japanese Style)

Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.

Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world.

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