Mangaka: Matsuena Syun Title: The Mystery of the Kuremisago Rating: 7.5/10
Synopsis: This week’s Kenichi opens randomly with a fight that left me confused and wondering what the hell was going on for the first couple of pages. The God Hand, Hongo Akira (sexaaayyy) is on the move with a fiery aura behind of him. He is challenging an unnamed opponent, who strangely enough doesn’t hesitate to attack him with all his power (eyes glowing and all). However, as Akira-sama is a boss, not only did he dodge said attack, he stole the opponent’s katana from him, without him even noticing. Akira-sama then gives it back saying “Use it, without a real sword you would not be able to show your real abilities.” (He’s a boss I tell you). The attack begins again but Akira uses a move “GOD HAND TORSION NUKITE” and completely…READ CHAPTER!! (so many levels of epic). The opponent’s companions run away after witnessing the raw awesomeness and Akira’s companions urge him to pursue them. Akira however claims that he only fights martial artists and walks away.
We have a scene switch to Ken-chan’s school where he and Miu are bothering Tanimoto to tell them about Kuremisago. Tanimoto tells them the little he knows (read the chap to find out the details). He also tells them about a hidden village where Kanou Shou used to go to relax. Kenichi and Miu decide to track down that place without letting anyone knowand and look for clues (in between all of this Tanimoto and Takeda had a weird moment :S). However, Apachai and Shigure were trailing them, so they all decided to go together. Little do they know…READ THE CHAPTER!
Best Character: Akira-sama!!!! He’s just so sexy and did everything so neatly and epicly, especially that one move, the Nukite one. Such a cool villain too. He doesn’t prey on the weak, and only fights martial artists. I expect awesome, horrible, heartless things of him though**sigh** Also, Apachai and Shigure made me lol
Worst Character: no one in this chapter I don’t think. 😀
Likes: Akira-sama’s epic fighting. Apachai and Shigure just being themselves. Also Takeda’s weird moment. Poor dude. lol. We’re still in the really slow bits, developing the plot and stuff. But the pace is DEFINITELY picking up and, if the last two pages are any clue of what’s gonna be happening soon, there should be some really AWESOME chapters coming up! Can’t wait!
Dislikes: Not much to complain about at all. Just waiting for the action to start.
More Chapter Ratings:
§eraph: 7.5/10 – Things are moving along wonderfully. The God Fist exceeds my expectations…he’s everything I look for in a cool, insanely powerful and hot villain…*sigh. Not too evil, not too crazy, not too…hott? I hope he doesn’t spoil it and do something psychotic (like Aizen and Itachi and many more ‘cool’ villains). Anyway, the mangaka is not wasting time and I feel like we’re getting somewhere. I’m really looking forward to the day The One Shadow’s identity is revealed…
§tiggles: 7.5/10 – Was confused as hell with the fight at the start… Couldn’t figure out what was happening. Or maybe that’s just how ossm God-Hand is… Things are moving along nicely, looks like another underground feildtrip thingy is beginning 😀 P.S God-Hand is Nijima’s father. That is all.
Random Rant Time: Or just a question really. Am I the only one who thinks that Akira-sama looks a bit like Marian Cross-sama (D.Gray Man). I mean, their personalities are completely different, that is definite. But looks wise, if Akira’s hair were red (his hair ESPECIALLY reminds me of Cross-sama), and he wore glasses and a half mask, in his normal clothes (esp the jacket that kinda looks like an exorcist’s coat) with a hat like Cross, and also lost the moustache…don’t you think? ESPECIALLY in the pic below! (So hot) Anyone? §eraph? §tiggles?
§eraph: “Yes!! Sooo true. The goatee as well. I see the resemblance. You’ve just reminded me of how much I used to crush on Marian-sama…*sigh”
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