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With stylized art that accentuates a vibrant dystopian world, this is an addictive start to an exciting series. Between the dynamic characters and the high-stakes plot, prepare to get hooked.

In this highly-anticipated new action manga, a young boy is framed for murder and cast off the edge of a floating city into the abyss, where he grapples with the monsters that the elite high above would rather forget. The more the rich glitter, the higher the price paid by the poor...

With a premise that recalls Battle Angel Alita and kinetic battles reminiscent of Attack on Titan, Gachiakuta is a must-read for fans of dark, dystopian fantasies like Deadman Wonderland!

Rudo lives in the slums of a floating town, where the poor scrape by under the shadow of the rich who live a sumptuous life, simply casting their garbage off the side, into the abyss. Then one day, he's falsely accused of murder, and his wrongful conviction leads to an unimaginable punishment—exile off the edge, with the rest of the trash. Down on the surface, the cast-off waste of humanity has bred vicious monsters, and if Rudo wants to have any hope of discovering the truth and seeking vengeance, he will have to master a new power and join a group known as "The Cleaners" who battle the hulking trash beasts of the Pit!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798888770207
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication date: 01/16/2024
Series: Gachiakuta , #1
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 5,686
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gachiakuta is Kei Urana’s debut series, currently releasing in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine. Prior to this, Urana won first prize in Shonen Magazine’s 103rd Newcomer Manga Awards for the one-shot Shikido.
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