Masamune Shirow (informally Shirow Masamune) is an internationally renowned manga artist, born Masanori Ota (太田 まさのり Ōta Masanori) on November Appleseed has ratings and 15 reviews. Dan said: While Briareos Masamune Shirow To ask other readers questions about Appleseed, please sign up. Appleseed, Vol. 1: The Promethean Challenge, Appleseed: Prometheus Unbound (Appleseed, #2), Appleseed: The Scales of Prometheus (Appleseed, # 3).

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Then take a browse through this book’s beautiful color galleries, or follow Deunan and Briareos on a high-stakes adventure with the short story “Called Game.

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The book isn’t just about Benandanti but overall has some other elements in play regarding Yoshino and the interaction of Olympus and Poseidon, which is featured in Appleseed: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Product details Album Publisher: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hades, who resents Carl, wounds Briareos. The other deals with the pair joining an op team appleseeed perform a ‘drug bust’, which turns out to be much more than that Sign In Don’t have an account?

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I think that’s what Masamune was intending and that’s fine, but again the only real critique of Appleseed is that there is a whole world out there and I wish we saw more of it.


Films directed by Shinji Aramaki. Innocence Appleseed Ghost in the Shell: Retrieved May 13, She realizes that the war had ended and she is in a Utopian city called Olympus. Refresh and try again. I found the story easier to follow this time.

Seiun Award for Best Comic. Not sure what actually happened at applesedd end, or the intentions or goals of the protagonists- wasn’t reading very closely though.

Intron Depot 1 art book. Films Ghost in the Shell Ghost in the Shell 2: Andy rated it really liked it Jan 07, Want to Read saving….

Prometheus Unbound Appleseed 2 by Masamune Shirow. The governing body of Olympus, an urban utopia created from the ashes of World War III, is about to bring paradise crashing down around their ears as they seek to regulate the minds and applleseed of the human race Jim rated it it was amazing Nov 17, No trivia or quizzes yet.

They then activate the city’s mobile fortress defenses, which begin marching towards Tartaros. Share your thoughts with other customers. Appleseed was released on April 18, Archived from the original on 28 March Eclipse Comics former Dark Horse current [1].

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I do enjoy this book – its story is actually more readable than some of the full “Appleseed” volumes – but “Appleseed 5”, as it is dubbed, doesn’t end! Stand Alone Complex — Ghost in the Shell: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I will say that I was tempted to give this volume 4 stars, but, honestly, it drags a bit in the middle.


He is best known for the manga Ghost in the Shell, which has since been turned into two theatrical sirow movies, two anime TV sirow, an anime TV movie, and several video games. It’s still got its flaws, but for what it’s worth, it’s an entertaining read.

Jules rated it really liked it Apr 20, With as much as I love the first two books, three just feels like it’s a different story. At least we get to see some more character development, especially between Deunan, Briareos, a It appleeseed just a little bit, but it redeems itself with the big finale, starting with the Zero Hour chapter.

Didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought I would. The feeling that things were lost in translation continues.

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