Swallowing the Earth (manga)

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[ serialized in [Big Comic] ]

Alternative title:
Avaler la Terre (French)
Chikyū o Nomu (Japanese)
地球を呑む (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Zephyrus is a mysterious beauty, with an irresistible sexual power over men. Even if you see her face only once you will dream of her for the rest of your days. She is using this power to take a slow and complex revenge on society and all men for their past sins. Her plans for destruction go smoothly until she encounters the "primative-minded" alcoholic sailor Seki Gohonmatsu, who seems to be the one man in the world immune to her powers. As her schemes start to unravel, she begins to appear in more than one place at once working on different projects, as if there may be more than one Zephryus.
User Ratings: 15 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (Eng:4, dub:1)
 Excellent: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Very good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 27 users, rank: #2003 (of 4397)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.400 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.4048, rank: #484 (of 4413)
Weighted mean: 8.229 (Very good+), rank: #555 (of 4413) (seen all: 8.23)
Bayesian estimate: 8.139 (Very good), rank: #289 (of 2762)
Number of tankoubon: 2
Number of pages: 259
Vintage: 1968-04 to 1969-07-25 (serialized in Big Comic)
Release dates: We have 7
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Graphic novel
    Swallowing the Earth (GN) 2009-06-24 (from $13.56)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Osamu Tezuka
Japanese cast
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English staff
English cast
Translation: Kumar Sivasubramanian

Adaptation: Daryl Kuxhouse
Design: Michelle Mauk
Editing: Daryl Kuxhouse
Foreword: Frederik L. Schodt
Lettering: Tawnie Wilson
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English companies
French staff
French companies
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Publisher: Milan
French cast
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