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Akumetsu

In Manga on April 24, 2010 at 9:09 am


Akumetsu’s plot begins with a teenager by the name of Shou Hazama, an ordinary, yet somehow comical and sleazy, high-school student, and his best friend Shiina Nagasawa.

The setup for the story is a near-future Japan, where excessive corruption and speculation lead the country to a massive economic downfall, increasing the public deficit to an enormous seven hundred trillion Yen. Politicians and businessmen simply enrich themselves amid growing unrest. Shiina’s family, due to crushing debts, sell their daughter into prostitution, forcing her to attend parties for the elite. Read the rest of this entry »

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