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Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys, Volume 17 (20th Century Boys #17)

4.38 of 5 stars 4.38  ·  rating details  ·  628 ratings  ·  8 reviews
This is the story of a group of boys who try to save the world! As boys, Kenji and his friends came up with a bunch of stories about an evil organization bent on world destruction. As adults, someone is now turning their fantasies into reality!

Reads R to L (Japanese Style).

It is the third year of the Friendship Era. Darkness covers the earth, and the world is under the co
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by VIZ Media (first published October 29th 2004)
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Mikael Kuoppala
After the phenomenally rich-in-plot "Beyond the Looking-Glass" the Urasawa allows us to take in the once again overturned setup of the series with "Cross-counter" which is a bit lighter on plot and slower on pace than is the norm for the series. The focus is still very much on the characters and we do indeed get gradually forward in the story all the time.

We find out what has happened to some of the protagonist after the dramatic events of "Expo Hurray" and get to know more about our latest hero
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dhani  Machfud
Salah satu komik paling cerdas yg pernah gw baca...Authornya Urasawa Naoki emang terkenal sih ama crita2nya yang 'berat' untuk ukuran manga,..biasanya gw males baca komik (selain komik sejarah dan detektif) tapi apa yg diceritakan di komik ini bener2 membuat gw salut..they're talkin about NEW WORLD ORDER...tapi disini gak diceritakan tentang Freemason nor Illuminati, tapi diganti dengan 'sahabat' (liat aja lambangnya mata satu gitu). Komik terbitan tahun 2000 tapi ceritanya tentang kontrol popul ...more
Mss Black (Smoke)
Qué poquito me queda ya para el final y Urasawa sigue sin dejar de sorprenderme.
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Fredrik Strömberg
Slower in pace than last volume, which actually makes me enjoy it more. Urazawa presents us with a great dystopic future, and weaves back an forth between multiple time eras seemingly effortlessly. And he now also juggles a great many major characters without the storyline becoming muddled. A great feat indeed.
Nia
Masyarakat merebutkanvaksin yang belum tentu asli, hingga Kanna disuruh untuk membuktikannya...
Kate Mowery
This is such a fantastic manga.
Dave
As lost as Lost.
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Urasawa Naoki ( 浦沢 直樹) is a Japanese mangaka. He is perhaps best known for Monster (which drew praise from Junot Díaz, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner) and 20th Century Boys.

Urasawa's work often concentrates on intricate plotting, interweaving narratives, a deep focus on character development and psychological complexity. Urasawa has won the Shogakukan Manga Award, the Japan Media Arts Festival ex
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