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Ice Blade, Vol. 1

(Jiraishin #1)

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  54 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Follow icy cool homicide cop Ky as he goes up against the Kunashi Island Smuggling Operation. A modern-day James Bond, Ky constantly encounters mystery and adventure in this powerfully drawn series. Each story contains a murder, a mystery and suspicious characters. In this first story, Ky and his partner, Mack, work against a deadline to prevent the detonation of a nuclear ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Tokyopop (first published October 1993)
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Jun 19, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga-manhua
Μου άρεσε. Ίντριγκα, ανατροπές, office backstabbing, έγκλημα και τιμωρία, κυριλέ τύπος που σώζει την μαύρη μέρα και δεν συμμαζεύεται. Είναι η πρώτη δουλειά του Tsutomu Takahashi και η καλύτερη που έχω διαβάσει μέχρι στιγμής. Παρόλο που ο κύριος χαρακτήρας είχε έλλειψη ικανοποιητικού background, οι διάφοροι δεύτεροι το κάλυπταν και με το παραπάνω (συνεχείς αντιθέσεις μεταξύ του Ida και των υπολοίπων). Θέλει μια προσεκτικότερη ματιά στους διαλόγους του για να μπορέσεις να καταλάβεις ότι ο Ida είνα ...more
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Mar 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Started off as OK, normal story, very cold protagonist and Good Art which got better as the Series continued. The biggest improvement after the first volume is in the story/plot, the cases are more Physiological/Interesting - many a times monstrous, at time you pitch for the criminal. The manga try's to keep it as real as possible. Just felt it could have done with some comedy relief. Ida is the coldest protagonist i have ever come across in the manga world. Sometimes one is not sure if he is go ...more
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Dec 12, 2008 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I'm saving you for later, Tsutomu Takahashi!! ♥
I've got all of Jiraishin stacked up and ready - just say the word! :D
Feb 17, 2010 marked it as wishlist
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He was born on September 20, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese manga artist, who is well known for his manga Jiraishin. As of March 2006, he is currently married and has one child. His alias is Ichigo Nekota.

He was once a guest lecturer at Ritsumeikan University back in 1998, giving a talk on "Expression".

Nihei Tsutomu and Sato Shuho used to be his assistants.

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