20世紀少年 2 [Nijusseiki Shōnen 2] (20th Century Boys #2)
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 behin...more
This volume evok...more
Volume 1 "Friends" was all about the dynamic of the posse, but this volume really zooms in on Kenji, the main protagonist. We get...more
Book 1 hit full stride when it began Donkey’s story, about one of Kenji’s childhood friends who was poor, unwanted and eventually became integral to their band of friends. Book 2 similarly hits its stride with the story of Kiriko, Kenji’s sister who leveraged her whole life to give him opportunities, but has recently vanished. We learn that as a little girl, Kiriko argued her parents out of aborting Kenji, promising to treat him like her own baby, and it radically re...more
On retrouve Kenji qui mène toujours son enquête autour d'Ami et sa secte, qui ne prévoit ni plus ni moins que de gouverner le monde -en le détruisant, sinon ce n'est pas marrant- , suite à un délire de gamins. En effet, quand...more
In the second volume of 20th Century Boys things begin to grow murkier as Kenji investigates further into his fr...more
The partly hidden/partly forgotten story of what happened to a group of young boys is very skillfully played out over multiple volumes of this story. One of their old acquaintances has become The Friend, the masked head of apocalyptic cult that gains politi...more
Book two takes us deeper into the heart of the mystery, fleshing out some of the backstory of Kenji's missing sister, who The Friend is and...more
Meanwhile, the main protagonist is winning me over (Urasawa has a thing with prickly males who endear you because of how they get along with kids), and the plot is really p...more
Kenji menemukan benang merah antara hubungan kakaknya dengan 'Sahabat'. Siapakah ayahnya Kanna ???
Sedangkan Sang Detektif yang menangani kasus ini mati oleh tangan kanan 'Sahabat', yang merupakan rekan kerja sang detektif....
Apakah Kenji adalah 'Sahabat' ?
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...more