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Platinum End, Vol. 1

(Platinum End #1)

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Mirai, rimasto orfano, vive miseramente subendo le angherie dei parenti che l’hanno adottato. In preda alla disperazione, il giorno del diploma di scuola media il ragazzo decide di suicidarsi. Un attimo prima della sua morte si imbatte nell'angelo Nasse, che intende ridargli la voglia di vivere.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 2nd 2017 by Planet Manga (first published February 4th 2016)
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Skye Kilaen
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this manga very much, but this is how I imagine it was pitched:

“We’re gonna do a manga about a kid that gets saved from suicide by an angel, and the angel gives him special powers.”

“Sure, I’m with you.”

“And the first thing he does is go to see his aunt and uncle, who took him in after his parents died, and _____.”

“Dude, that’s messed up. So we’re talking lots of drama here, okay. Go on.”

“Then he finds out he’s in the running to become God, against a bunch of other humans who’ve also be
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Mizuki
I read the manga very quickly and I totally love the concept (really cool angels!) and the artwork!!!!!

Chinese article about this new series: http://www.hk01.com/%E5%A5%BD%E7%94%9...
Josiemaus85
Aug 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, ganz anders als erwartet und jetzt auch noch dieses Ende 😱
Shannon
I kind of have a love/hate thing going for Ohba and Obata but the covers for this series are pretty and I'm a sucker for stories with angels.

There's probably going to be some twist that makes me throw my iPad across the room, but I'm willing to take that risk.

Also, if you've read or seen Mirai Nikki this story will seem familiar. Not a bad thing.
Emi
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasía, manga
Nuevo manga del dúo de Death Note. Vuelven los argumentos super-elaborados y los juegos mentales. Esto va a molar mucho...
Laura (ローラ)
A depressed youth is saved by a morally ambiguous angel who gives him supernatural gifts that he must use as a candidate to become the next "god".

Platinum End has a pretty epic start but I'm not entirely confident in it's future. At this point it may decide to go straight into battle fantasy manga, rather than really focus on the story, and that would be a shame. But, we won't know for at least 2 volumes.

There was quite a bit of explanation on how this fantasy system works and what the rules of
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Amy
Dec 29, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-reads, manga
I was mesmerised by its artwork, no wonder these mangaka are legends. The plot was okay, I was intrigued at 1st, but too bad it went downhill a bit. I like the main character, he's much kinder than the characters in Death Note. However, I don't like where the story is going. I will continue to read this though, 3.5 stars!
✿ cassandra ✿
No one told me that there would be tiddies in this manga!!
محمد سعيد
i am so excited to read this one
hope to be interesting more than ever Ohba
Maggie Chen
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-point-5-stars
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

Okay, I tried to lower my expectation since Death Note and Bakuman are masterpieces. BUT, of course I can't help expecting great things from this series. It's Tsugumi Ohba, after all!

At first, I was afraid that this series will disappoint me because it's like a lighter version of Death Note... isn't it? I'm afraid that Ohba is trying to repeat the success of Death Note by using an alternate version of shinigami, angels. BUT, I am extremely happy to announce that Platinum
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∘☽ c a i s e e ☾∘
THIS ART WORK IS MEGA BEAUTIFUL OMG
Mangrii
May 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
La obra parte de una premisa bastante típica: Mirai, un joven apesadumbrado por una terrible adolescencia, decide suicidarse. En pleno salto aparece un ángel que lo rescata. Con la promesa de hacer su vida más feliz de ahora en adelante, le otorga alas para moverse a donde guste y unas flechas con las que podrá enamorar durante 33 días a cualquier persona. Lo que Mirai no sabe es que se ha metido en una competición entre los 13 ángeles guardianes para elegir quién será el próximo Dios del planet ...more
Michael Schmid
Nov 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ich kann euch gar nicht sagen, wie sehr ich auf diesen Manga hin gefiebert habe! Gerade nach Death Note erwartet man von diesem Duo nur noch Höchstklasse und was soll ich sagen... Platinum End hat mich definitiv nicht enttäuscht! Einfach tolle Story und hyper mega Zeichnungen! Ich liebe es einfach qq
Artur Coelho
Ser deus é um evento cíclico, até o cansaço pesar nos ombros e levar ao seu afastamento. Com o lugar vazio, treze anjos podem disputar entre si o acesso à divindade. Anjos nunca serão deuses, mas assegurarão poder absoluto se a pessoa que escolherem sobreviver ao processo e transcender a sua humanidade. Sob este cenário, uma anjo algo inexperiente intervém para salvar a vida de um adolescente deprimido. Ao fazê-lo, são ambos lançados neste jogo de poder de consequências fatais. Para se ser um de ...more
Cristina
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-stars
this was so freaking good

First of all, the art in this manga is incredible! It's just so darn beautiful.
The story itself is very engaging and it's progress so very interesting. This first volume lets of at such a cliff hanger; I'll just have to go out to buy myself the next few volume tomorrow lol.
Odo
Jul 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
3.5/5.0
Miquel Rodriguez
Mar 26, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Que bien dibujas, Obata, y que mierdas te escriben.
Katie Greenwood
Dec 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
**Actual review 4.5**
So, I loved this. I got distinct Death Note vibes from it but not in the plot just how dark it is.

Our main character Mirai is unhappy to the nth degree. He lives with his abusive aunt, uncle and cousins, is forced to do all the chores and lives in a storage company. When he's finally ready to give up fighting an angel appears offering him a chance at happiness. But it's not as simple as it sounds. Mirai is one of thirteen humans chosen as candidates to become the next god..
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Shy Kuzonoha
Apr 24, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga-collection
Ive never read DeathNote, but I'm aware that Platnium End was written and Illustrated by the same Duo, with that said, I went into this with no expectations. I allowed Platinum End to engulf me in it's story on its own merits without holding it to a pedigree, of the team's prior work.

Platinum End is a Must Read Shonen, it's been a while since I've read something where I actually have fallen in love with the Main character, stakes are high right out the gate, and the book does an awesome job of l
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Maria Arazo
Oct 10, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
La verdad es que me ha sorprendido lo poco que me ha gustado. El dibujo es espectacular, pero la historia y los personajes me han parecido atrozmente malos. Si lo he acabado es porque tengo tiempo y pánico a dejar las cosas a medias, porque hacía tiempo que no me encontraba con algo que me hiciese saltar de indignación cada pocos minutos. No voy a seguir, que me va a sentar mal.
Michael Schmid
Feb 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Guter Auftakt Band, auch wenn er sich an manchen Stellen ein wenig zieht, aber gewisse Dinge müssen einfach erst mal erläutert werden... XD Die Zeichnungen sind auf jeden Fall ein Traum und ich freu mich jez schon auf den nächsten Band, weil mir die Reihe einfach Spaß macht! :D
Giovanna
Feb 09, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
The art is fantastic, the storyline is...eh? I expected more from Ohba. The concept is interesting and maybe it will be become better, but so far I expected something more subtle and less "drama".

The main character seems a disgunstingly good person so far, I kinda missed Light. XD
Skjam!
Feb 19, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of Death Note
Recommended to Skjam! by: Death Note
Have you ever looked at the world around you and thought, “Wow, God’s not doing a very good job.”? Perhaps you have even succumbed to hubris and thought you could do a better job if you, personally, had God’s power. As it turns out, God’s retiring and has assigned thirteen angels to seek out candidates for the open position. Each will be able to give their candidate special powers, and there will be a 999-day competition period, at the end of which the new God will be chosen. Special rank angel ...more
Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson
3.2/5

Being quite the fan of the Ohba/Obata duo, I was eager to buy this volume when I happened upon it in my local bookstore. They don't waste any time establishing that this is going to be a dark story when the first three or four pages depict the attempted suicide of our hopelessly depressed anti-hero, Mirai.

Therein lies my first problem with this story. Once Mirai is saved by an angel named Nasse, she becomes a sloppy exposition-spouter who talks about Mirai's backstory, why she's there, what
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Nicola Mansfield
Oct 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've been looking forward to this one as it is by the same team who did "Death Note". The artwork, as one would expect, is awesome with detail and beauty even in the violent scenes. The story is somewhat similar to "Death Note" as well only here we have an angel visiting a person who has lost hope and gives them powers: wings which give them flight and the ability to move faster than the eye, red arrows which make someone fall in love with you for 33 days and white arrows which kill instantly bu ...more
78sunny
Jul 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4,6 von 5 Sternen
Die Story ist wirklich interessant und ich kann mir vorstellen, dass sie auch über mehrere Bände spannend bleibt. Es geht hier um Engel, die sich jeweils einen Menschen auswählen den sie in den Wettbewerb schicke, der neue Gott zu werden. Jeder Auserwählte reagiert darauf und vor allem auf die damit verbundenen Fähigkeiten/Kräfte anders. Die Hauptperson des Mangas ist sehr sympathisch, aber einige andere der Auserwählten nutzen ihre Fähikeiten zur Manipulation und gar Mord. Schn
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Galleane
May 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Le côté surnaturel m'a juste énormément tapé dans l'oeil. Ce principe d'anges choisissant des candidats dans l'optique énoncée dans le manga (et que je vais taire), ça me plaît.
À la fin la situation qui s'engage est compliquée, je m'y étais attendue, mais je suis curieuse de voir comment les choses vont se dérouler. Les dessins sont très agréables, les pages de présentation des chapitres flattent particulièrement l’oeil.

Mon avis complet : http://bloggalleane.blogspot.fr/2017/...
Kenny
Sep 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
Another awesome concept from the creators of Deathnote. Read it yourself to find out.
Beatriz
Jan 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Another amazing work by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, an amazing collaboration.
Ben Truong
Jun 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Platinum End, Vol. 1 is the beginning of a new series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata of Death Note and Bakuman fame. This tankobon collects the first three chapters of this on-going series.

Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide, child abuse, murder, and non-consensual sex.

Mirai Kakehashi is a young student fed up with a life of abuse from his uncle and aunt who raised him since his parents' death, but is saved by a Guardian Angel called Nasse after attempting to commit su
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Chapter Question 1 4 Nov 04, 2016 08:25PM  
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Tsugumi Ōba (Profile in Japanese: 大場 つぐみ), born in Tokyo, Japan, is a writer best known for the manga Death Note. His/her real identity is a closely guarded secret. As stated by the profile placed at the beginning of each Death Note manga, Ōba collects teacups and develops manga plots while holding his knees on a chair, similar to a habit of L, one of the main characters of the series.

There is spe
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