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No. 5, Volume 2 (ナンバーファイブ 吾 [Number 5] #2)

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Series Description: In a futureworld that has become mostly harsh desert, the Rainbow Council of the International Peace Keeping Forces, a team of superpowered global security guardians, have a growing crisis on their hands. No. 5, one of their own and known within the council as their top marksman, has left his post and gone rogue. It's up to the other guardians to track ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 13th 2003 by VIZ Media LLC
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Un tome entre deux. Le premier installait bien le monde et l'histoire avec des pages fascinantes. Le 2 est en deçà avec un fouilli de choses. La rencontre avec le père est inattendue et l'un des seuls moments marquants. Les qualités sont là mais en moins extraordinaires.
May 26, 2008 Damon rated it it was amazing
My friend Doug recommended Matsumoto's stuff to me, and the first books I checked out (Black & White) were okay, but these (No. 5) are really amazing. This volume especially - it was equal parts surreal, exciting, and heartbreaking. I've heard this was supposedly the worst-selling Viz book ever, with both volumes combined selling less than 1000 copies?!? SO unless I learn Japanese or French, or someone scanlates it in English, it'll probably be a long wait for the rest of the story, but what ...more
Jun 30, 2011 yengyeng rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Thoroughly enjoyed the wacky ride into Taiyo Matsumoto's weird and wonderful world inhabited by lion-sheep and hippotami. Now to get a copy of Number 5 Vol. 1 without breaking the bank.
Re-read in Jun 2011 and wondered what I was thinking?! This deserves 5 stars!!
Nov 03, 2007 Weston rated it really liked it
Will they ever come out with the next volume in the series?
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Although Taiyo Matsumoto desired a career as a professional soccerplayer at first, he eventually chose an artistic profession. He gained his first success through the Comic Open contest, held by the magazine Comic Morning, which allowed him to make his professional debut. He started out with 'Straight', a comic about basketball players. Sports remain his main influence in his next comic, 'Zéro', a ...more
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ナンバーファイブ 吾 [Number 5] (8 books)
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