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Mangas you need to see: Hokuto no ken and Highschool of the dead(H.O.T.D.)
2011-01-17 14:34:12 by chikito1744
Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken, literally "Fist of the Big Dipper") is a Japanese manga series written by Buronson and drawn by Tetsuo Hara that was serialized in Weekly Sh%u014Dnen Jump from 1983 to 1988, spanning 245 chapters, which were initially collected in a 27-volume tank%u014Dbon edition by Shueisha. Set in a post-apocalyptic world that has been destroyed by a nuclear war, the story centers around a warrior named Kenshiro, the successor of a deadly martial art style known as Hokuto Shinken, which gives him the ability to kill most adversaries from within through the use of the human body's secret vital points, often resulting in a violent gory death. Kenshiro dedicates his life to fight against the various ravagers who threaten the lives of the weak and innocent, as well as other rival martial artists, including his own "brothers" from the same clan.
The manga was adapted into two TV anime series produced by Toei Animation which aired on Fuji TV affiliates from 1984 through 1988, comprising a combined total of 152 episodes. Several films, OVAs, and video games had been produced as well, including a series of spin-offs centering around other characters from the original story.
The original manga was published by Viz Communications as a monthly comic book, and later by Gutsoon! Entertainment as a series of colorized graphic novels, although neither translations were completed. English adaptations of other Fist of the North Star media have also been licensed to other companies, including the TV series and the original 1986 film.
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Highschool of the Dead (Gakuen Mokushiroku, "Academy Apocalypse") is a manga series written by Daisuke Sat%u014D and illustrated by Sh%u014Dji Sat%u014D. The story follows a group of high school students caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse and a nuclear holocaust. The series has been serialized in Fujimi Shobo's Monthly Dragon Age since September 2006 and has been published internationally in a number of languages. Highschool of the Dead was adapted into an anime television series by Madhouse which aired in Japan from July 5, 2010 to September 20, 2010.
Highschool of the Dead is set in the present day, beginning as the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies but referred to as "Them", euphemistically referred to by the main characters as "them" since they are no longer considered human.
The story follows a group of high school students, the high school's nurse, and a young girl as they fight their way to safety through the deadly streets of Japan during a worldwide catastrophic event known as the "Outbreak". Led by sophomore Takashi Komuro, the local group of survivors consists of six others and a small dog, and creating a gestalt team with one purpose: to survive. The authors used role-playing terminology to categorize the specific attributes each character brings to the group. Takashi Komuro serves mainly as the team leader. Rei Miyamoto, Saeko Busujima, and Kohta Hirano are considered fighters because of their exceptional skills with weapons; Saya Takagi described as the wizard due to her intelligence and deduction skills; Shizuka Marikawa assigned the role of priest as she is a licensed physician.
The plot is initially concerned with survival and escape from the titular high school and zombies, but as the series proceeds it introduces the additional threats of societal collapse, in the form of dangerous fellow survivors and the possible decay of the characters' own moral codes.
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