Manga Recommendations #2

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Title : Assassination Classroom
Alternate Title : Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
Demographic : Shonen
Genre : Action, Comedy
Author : Yuusei Matsui
Year : 2012
Status : Ongoing
Translated : 23 chapters

Synopsis :
The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled monster, capable of reaching Mach 20 speed, who may be the best teacher any of them have ever had?
(source: MyAnimeList)

Comment :
Got hooked by this manga after reading the first 3 chapters. I don't know why, neither the plot nor the art is amazing enough, yet I keep going on and on until eventually I ran out of translated chapters to read. One thing I can concluded is this manga has potential to be good, it depends on how the author will play the cards.

Title : One Punch-Man
Alternate Title : -
Demographic : Seinen
Genre : Action, Comedy, Parody
Author : One (Story), Yuusuke Murata (Art)
Year : 2012
Status : Ongoing
Translated : 18 chapters

Synopsis :
Follows the life of an average hero who manages to win all battles with only one punch. This ability seems to frustrate him as he no longer feels the thrill and adrenaline of fighting a tough battle, which leads to him questioning his past desire of being strong.
(source: MyAnimeList)

Comment :
At first, I started reading this manga just for shit and giggles. The parody of shonen superhero 'monster of the week' genre sounds juicy for my funny bones. Yet in the end I stay for the coolness of this manga. The art is really good, it's drawn by Murata of Eyeshield 21 fame. The manga is famous for its awesome two-page spreads, which are usually frame-to-frame images of action scene.

4 comments :

  1. AHAHAHAH THIS MANGA
    my lil bro also recommended this one for me xD

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  2. I mean the "Ansatsu Kyoushitsu" one xD

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  3. Gotta check out One Punch Man.

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