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20th Century Boys, Tome 20 (20th Century Boys #20)

4.39 of 5 stars 4.39  ·  rating details  ·  650 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T+.

Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a group of boys who try to save the world.

Paperback, 208 pages
Published September 28th 2006 by Planet Manga (first published October 28th 2005)
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Mikael Kuoppala
After a bit too banal and ill-paced "Everybody's Song," the weakest volume so far, Noki Urasawa compensates and delivers one of the best volumes so far. "Humanity in the Balance" is a roller coaster ride that clearly starts going full gear towards the finale just two volumes away, not counting the sequel duology "21st Century Boys". Again I was reading this out of breath, so completely intense the writing is.

It's still a true marvel how urgent and real Urasawa makes his storytelling feel. In jus
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Brad
The deathcount is promisingly high, and best of all, everyone gets to go to mars! I laughed when I discovered that big robots are still in fashion in Japan as of 2018. Thank goodness. We should never be without big robots and bowling alleys. I don't care what anyone else thinks. Right, God? Right.

I'm so happy that Kenji's alive and on his way to the big showdown. The homeless man with a guitar versus the mad ESPer demigod who is now the president of Earth.

How can anything that feels so down to e
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Norman Cook
The pieces are falling into place for the ultimate showdown with the Friend. This volume is chock full of important revelations, but I sense that there is still a huge twist to come.
Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete DUTRA
So boþ Kenji & Kanna are demigods. Kinda letdown, but still interesting.
Fredrik Strömberg
Urasawa keeps up the pressure and there are some really good moments in this book. A good read, as always, but now I am starting to look forward to the end of this series.
Nia
Kiriko membuat vaksin untuk melawn virus yang terbaru. Sementara Kanna berjumpa dengan 'Sahabat'. Namun, ia tahu bahwa itu adalah 'Sahabat' palsu...
Kayla Perry
This man can do no wrong in my opinion. I just love everything he touches, it's ridiculously suspenseful and well-crafted.
Dru
Pieces are moving, the end is near and it's fantastic.
Stan Pedzick
The end is near, just how will it end?
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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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