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Night Head Genesis, Volume 1 (Night Head Genesis #1)

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The world is a lonely place for Naoto and Naoya, brothers with amazing psychic powers that set them apart from humanity. Their parents cast them out–and had them imprisoned in an exploitative research center. But after they make a daring escape from the institution, Naoya has a psychic vision of an even greater threat: a deadly plague that threatens the entire world
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 24th 2009 by Del Rey (first published January 1st 2006)
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Kati
Oct 23, 2011 Kati rated it it was ok
Rather confusing. I know that I should like the brothers but their situation, their background, their friends and enemies, it was all so... unclear that it was hard for me to actually connect with the characters. They were brought somewhere because of their powers and they couldn't get out and then they did and they knew how to drive a car and they had enough money to buy things and stay at a fancy hotel... What's their objective, their goal? Do they want to stop an apocalypse or just find their ...more
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Aug 05, 2010 Cornerofmadness rated it really liked it
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Emily G
Okay, I must admit that I was hoping that there would be shounen-ai overtones to this, as the artwork is done by You Higuri, but alas that is not the case. The story is of two brothers with psychic abilities who grew up in a research facility after their parents gave them up, we meet them as they escape the facility. They get drawn into a race to stop a deadly plague spreading across the world after a psychic warns them of the danger.

I have to admit that the brothers' relationship is co-dependen
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Eden
Sep 17, 2012 Eden rated it really liked it
Brothers Naoto and Naoya both have psychic powers. It was because of their psychic powers they were sent to a research center when they were young and eventually escaping the place. But Naoya starts having frightening visions of the future. His visions foretell of a deadly virus that will infect the entire world.

Pretty good story. Naoto and Naoya are both likeable characters and their psyhic abilities make things interesting. I think I'll be reading the next volume in this series, as I really li
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Joy
Oct 01, 2010 Joy rated it did not like it
It's a bad sign when a story about psychics and an impending apocalypse is boring: even if it's not *good*, it should at least be entertainingly over-the-top. Sadly that's not the case here. I only learned after I read this that it was written sort of as a tie-in for the anime series. I wonder if that explains why it was so darn blah.
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