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Title(s): 20th Century Boys
20 Seiki Shounen
Мальчики 20-ого века
20 Seiki Shōnen
20世紀少年
20세기 소년
20thCB
Nijuu Seiki Shounen
Twenty Century Boys
Author(s): Urasawa Naoki
Artist(s): URASAWA Naoki
Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
Start Date: 1999
Status: Completed
Summary:
Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a group of boys who try to save the world.

Won the 25th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga.
Won the 6th Japan Media Arts Award Excellence Prize in the Manga division.
Won the 48th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.
Won the 2nd Eisner Award in the Best U.S. Edition of International Material - Asia category.
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You must read this series
Written by Topside on May 4, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
Not just you - otaku everywhere owe it to themselves to get familiar with the work of Naoki Urasawa. And 20th Century Boys is one of the best places to start.

Set in an alternate past (present?), our story follows a group of youngsters who dream of the glorious future they will grow up to inherit - only to discover that future wasn't all it was cracked up to be. Or was it? As ominous events are set in motion, these aged dreamers recognize clues from their seemingly innocent past, and come face to face with an ultimate evil - and their own (read more)
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I'm too lazy to fight you now bayford-kun, but we both know I can out pace you. I was always the quicker one. Remember Bay-kun?
Written by Gayford on February 14, 2012 at 7:35 PM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
Hopeless little Bay-kun. -_-"
0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
Might just be the best manga I've ever read
Written by Raidou26 on August 20, 2011 at 12:22 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
Naoki Urasawa's critically acclaimed manga, 20th Century Boys is a manga that definitely deserves your attention. With an amazing story and an amazing line-up of characters, this manga does not disappoint. You will be glued to your seat wanting to find out what will happen next (unless your internet connection is slow) and you will experience a lot of mind-blowing moments.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
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