PLUTO: Urasawa x Tezuka, Volume 002 (Pluto #2)
A new vision based on Astro Boy - "The Greatest Robot On Earth" R to L (Japanese Style). Pluto… Sahad… Goji… Abullah… Mysterious figures somehow involved with the serial murders of the great robots of the world. Europol's top robot detective Gesicht has been put on the case, and he's mere steps away from discovering the horrifying truth behind the killer and his motives… L...more
I found the bit with Brando heavy-handed, but, I always dismiss family scenes so no one is surprised ever.
The one thing that they didn't quite pull off was when Brando announced that he had defeated the mysterious enemy. In the As...more
Urasawa even takes Atom a little further, adding an underlying maturity and understandin...more
Interesting but a volume dedicated more at explaining things than at make the story progress.
I liked this volume a little less than the first.
i love the way and the temp the information is given and i enjoyed the art.
int this volume, geseicht meets atom- "astro boy", and the detective shares information with him that changes his attitude. they talk about things like the difference between robots and humans, and what makes them speciel in spite of the other robots. i dont remember exactly every thing but i recommend this manga so much, it just draws you and you can't stop reading it, every thi...more
Otherwise there are likeable characters, Gesicht in particular. Drawings are pleasure to watch.
Urasawa does a wonderful job of representing and interpreting Osamu Tezuka's world. He draws us in with subplots and shows the uneasy balance between humans and robots and the internal conflicts that robots t...more
Brando's final moment brought tears to my eyes.
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