From the Publisher
“Gunslinger Girl is one of those manga series that makes you think about what you've read once you put the book down. Unlike so many manga on the market, Gunslinger Girl has some real substance.” IGN.COM
“Gunslinger Girl is a surprisingly dark but fascinating story with as much psychological drama as action. I strongly recommend it.” MANIA.COM
This gripping psychological/action drama about a squad of cyber-enhanced tween girl assassins was never hugely popular in the United States, but perhaps the darker superhero plots in recent years have warmed up a potential readership. First published in fits and starts from the now defunct ADV, the English translation has been tweaked and republished by Seven Seas, which is reprinting the ADVs in omnibus editions and then switching to singles to catch up to the 12-volumes-and-counting Japanese originals. With social relevance themes related to morally ambiguous good vs. principled evil, coming-of-age, and the development of emotional attachments, this one is just crying for classroom use, high school and up.
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