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Gunsmith Cats: Volume 1 (Gunsmith Cats (Revised Edition) #1)

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Rally Vincent and Minnie May Hopkins are experts in their respective fields of marksmanship and explosives, but they're so cute you'd never know. Neither would the perps unlucky enough to be their hunted.
Presented for the first time in the authentic Japanese format, these giant-sized volumes are action-packed, unretouched, and sure to please the gun-nuts, auto buffs, and
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Paperback, 452 pages
Published April 3rd 2007 by Dark Horse Comics (first published September 1st 2006)
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Simon Brilsby
Jul 07, 2015 Simon Brilsby rated it really liked it
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Irene ‘Rally’ Vincent sells guns. Minnie May loves explosions. They fight crime. In Chicago. With lots of guns and explosions.

The reverence Sonoda shows towards firearms seems native to a country with strict gun laws. He loves guns like a steam engine enthusiast loves trains. A hobbyist’s fascination drives him to understand these exotic objects. While American gun nuts possess as much knowledge, the Western worship of guns depends on its violent ends. They
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Monk
Jul 08, 2008 Monk rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphicnovel
I like this mostly for nostalgia reasons. Gunsmith Cats was one of the formative Manga/Anime releases from the eighties that really helped the genre to take root in America.

It's the story of two gunsmiths (who are scandalously young) operating out of the city of Chicago. However, when the doors close during the day they then use their guns (and bombs) to take on criminals in a bounty hunting enterprise which gets them into a lot of trouble (and more frequrntly than not out of their clothes). Des
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Alex G
May 21, 2016 Alex G rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
Quick notes:
* girls with guns--and if you're into that kind of thing, then this is the series for you.
* these people are not nice--that is an understatement--more like they are downright immoral. this is the real world and the main characters shed nary a tear over a dead mobster or two. in other words, this ain't your mother's shonen.
Aya
Jun 21, 2016 Aya rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: scanned, comics
Po dvou dnech měnímhodnocení ze 3* na 4. Proč? Protože si na ni občas vzpomenu a upřímně mě mrzí, že ještě v knihovně není dostupný druhý díl. Tyhle dvě holky se mi zkrátka zažraly pod kůži.

Gunsmith Cats, to jsou Rally Vincentová a Minnie May Hopkinsová, dvě dívky, jež provozují obchod se zbraněmi. Ačkoli se příběh odehrává v Chicagu, je správně japonsky praštěný. A tak nikoho nepřekvapí, že jim je 19 a 17 let a o pohledy na kalhotky rozhodně nemají čtenáři nouzi.

Dozvídáme se mnohem více o minul
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Johnathon
Mar 01, 2016 Johnathon rated it really liked it
Enjoyable manga series about Rally Vincent & Minnie-May, two teenage girls who run a gun shop in Chicago while also working as bounty hunters. Kenichi Sonoda crafts a fun series with lot of great action & gun fights, with Rally & Vincent being fun characters root for. Both are strong female characters who more than hold their own against any enemy, often outsmarting them. Sonoda doesn't shy away from mature content either, as Rally is prone to stop of assailants body parts in graphic ...more
Ryan
Aug 21, 2011 Ryan rated it it was amazing
Next to Junji Ito's Uzumaki, I'd have to say this is my new favourite manga! I've always wanted to read GC since I first got into anime and picked up my first manga (Masamune Shirow's New Dominion Tank Police). When I did locate one it was a Japanese import (not english). Who doesn't love trigger/detonator happy, gun toting bounty hunter women driving muscle cars around Chicago shooting/blowing up bad guys?

THIS is what manga should be: fast paced, stunning visuals with over the top violence, exp
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Jan
Dec 08, 2008 Jan rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Gunsmith Cats is a series of manga and anime work by Kenichi Sonoda. The story centers on two young women, 19-year old Irene "Rally" Vincent and her partner, 17-year old "Minnie" May Hopkins.

Rally and May operate the titular "Gunsmith Cats" gunshop in Chicago, Illinois. Rally also works as a bounty hunter, assisted by May, which is the impetus behind many of the stories. Rally characterizes bounty hunting as her "hobby" though it is in fact her main source of income.

Rally is an expert combat sho
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Marek Osvald
Jul 15, 2015 Marek Osvald rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Mangu, jak známo, moc nemusím. A kresebně když už, tak rozhodně ne pozdní osmdesátá/raná devadesátá léta. Ale Sonoda mě prostě vystřelil z bot. Líbivá kresba, sympatické postavy, akcí nabitý příběh. Trochu mi to kazí některé typické nipponismy - padouši vypadají hrozně tuctově a hloupě, padouška vytáhne bouchačku z amputované nohy, atp. Plus se Sonoda místy opakuje: hlavně amputací prstů a končetin. Orál, implikované znásilnění a Minniina masturbace mi přišly přinejmenším znepokojující a uvítal ...more
Anthony Kucera
Oct 21, 2013 Anthony Kucera rated it really liked it
Great action, intrigue, and gratuitous gun-related fanservice. Gunsmith Cats is a Hell of a romp through then-modern Chicago filled to the brim with guns and action. It's also fairly accurate when it comes to its depiction of these firearms, even if it does heap the Ceska Zbrojovka praise on a bit heavily.
★ Molly ☆
Jan 03, 2015 ★ Molly ☆ rated it it was amazing
Guns, guns, guns, guns, guns, car chases, guns, action, guns. Great series though, love Rally!!! Even though my review may make it sound odd, it's not, it's a favorite of mine. That goes for ALL of this series!
Nicolas
Jul 04, 2010 Nicolas rated it it was ok
Shelves: combat, rayon-bd, am-rique
Rally et Mey sont deux héroïnes adorables, luttant contre des méchants vraiment très méchants.
J'ai l'impression qu'il y a dans ces histoires de chasseuses de primes une espèce de distance qui rend le truc à peu près sympatoche.
Vojtěch
Jan 06, 2016 Vojtěch rated it it was amazing
V Crwi mají pravdu. Gunsmiths Cats je japonské Rychle a zběsile mixlé s jakýmkoliv akčním béčkem, které vám přijde na mysl. Funguje to skvěle a já se nehorázně těším na další díl (až zase Rally bude opěvovat naši českou pistoli ČZ 75)!
Josef Horký
May 23, 2016 Josef Horký rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Explozivní, superdynamické, akční, střelněprachově-fetišistické, sexistické a úchylné, pekelně zábavné. Takové jsou hříšné historky kočiček z Gunsmith Cats.
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