Saikano, Volume 1

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Shuji and Chise are high school seniors in a small town who have just started dating, when Shuji discovers that Chise has been engineered by the SDF so that she can transform herself into a powerful weapon. While Shuji and Chise keep trying to nurture their relationship, Chise continues to grow even more powerful as the Ultimate Weapon, and becomes increasingly torn between being a destructive fighting force and remaining an ordinary teenager. What do you do when the girl you love becomes a weapon of mass ...
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Overview

Shuji and Chise are high school seniors in a small town who have just started dating, when Shuji discovers that Chise has been engineered by the SDF so that she can transform herself into a powerful weapon. While Shuji and Chise keep trying to nurture their relationship, Chise continues to grow even more powerful as the Ultimate Weapon, and becomes increasingly torn between being a destructive fighting force and remaining an ordinary teenager. What do you do when the girl you love becomes a weapon of mass destruction?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591163398
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • Publication date: 7/10/2004
  • Series: Saikano Series , #1
  • Edition description: Not appropriate for children
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2005

    One of the best ever

    Saikano is a must read for any shojo/romance fan. Or anyone, really. Somewhat mature (in content), but I recomend this to 13+ because of this. Its depressing, its heart-warming, its awesome.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2004

    Best manga ever

    I know that there are some good mangas out there, but saikano takes the number 1, its is a stoty that combines every thing in one manga, if you loved evangelion, this one is way better,

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2004

    This Manga Is Good, Real Good.

    Saikano is a very heartfelt book, the story is very radical and unbelievable, yet it seems to make sense with the characters. The sweet drawings are great to look at and blend well with the storyline. The manga-ka has been able to add the element of time to the drawings, which makes the story very real, sad and lonely. This manga has to be read to be appreciated.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2004

    Shoujo magic at work!

    This is hardly your average shoujo manga! It twists your emotions in a knot and won't let go. I couldn't wait to get my hands on the next volume! Unfortunately, at the time I purchased my copy, volume 2 wasn't released yet! But YOU'RE the lucky one, potential buyer! You have 3 volumes readily accesable to you with no waiting like I was forced to endure! Don't even read the description on the back! It'll ruin part of the story! Don't ask questions, just go buy the first 3 volumes...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2004

    Touching, and yet a little heartbreaking

    This series is awesome! It has a huge touch of romance, but is a little bit sad, it makes your heart feel like shattering, but to the joy of happiness. I can't wait til volume 2 comes out. ^_^

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2004

    Saikano: Depressing, but Great!

    Saikano has to be one of the most dramatic mangas that I have ever read. It was very emotiional, as seeing that she wanted to fall in love, but she was the ultimate milatary weapon. It is recomended for romance/shojo manga fans. Saikano is one of the very few must-read mangas out there today.

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