Detroit Metal City (manga)

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[ serialized in [Young Animal] ]

Related anime:
    Detroit Metal City (OAV) (2008-08-08, adaptation)
    Detroit Metal City (live-action movie) (2008-08-23, adaptation)

Alternative title:
デトロイト・メタル・シティ (Japanese)
爆粗BAND友 (Chinese (Hong Kong))
重金搖滾雙面人 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: comedy
Themes: music
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Sōichi Negishi is a shy young man who came from the rural Ota Prefecture to Tokyo for college and wished to become a kindergarten teacher. However, for some reason he became the singer and songwriter of a metal band named "Detroit Metal City," with a stage name "Johannes Krauser II." Whenever he wears the heavy makeup, Negishi becomes a completely different person, shouting the most vulgar profanities beyond anyone's imagination. With the popularity of DMC increases, Negishi starts worrying his double personalities can have negative effects on his (romantic) life off stage.
User Ratings: 29 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:2, Eng:2, dub:1)
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:1, dub:1, Eng:1, others:1
1 French
)
 Very good: 7 votes (Eng:6, dub:1)
 Good: 5 votes (Eng:3, sub:2)
 Decent: 5 votes (Eng:3, sub:1, dub:1)
 So-so: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (Eng:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 134 users, rank: #592 (of 4396)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.483 (Good+), std. dev.: 2.0615, rank: #1936 (of 4412)
Weighted mean: 7.088 (Good), rank: #2307 (of 4412) (seen all: 7.83 / seen some: 7.36 / won't finish: 3.55)
Bayesian estimate: 7.174 (Good+), rank: #1771 (of 2761)
Number of tankoubon: 10
Vintage: 2006-05-29
Release dates: We have 29
Reviews:
Detroit Metal City GN 10 (Sep 17, 2011)
Detroit Metal City GN 9 (May 28, 2011)
Detroit Metal City GN 5 (Jul 15, 2010)
Detroit Metal City GN 4 (Mar 25, 2010)
Detroit Metal City GN 3 (Dec 31, 2009)
Detroit Metal City GN 1 (Jun 13, 2009)
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Graphic novel
    Detroit Metal City (GN 1) 2009-06-09 (from $8.70)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 2) 2009-09-08 (from $9.74)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 3) 2009-12-08 (from $9.48)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 4) 2010-03-09 (from $8.70)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 5) 2010-06-08 (from $8.70)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 6) 2010-09-14 (from $8.70)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 7) 2010-12-14 (from $9.74)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 8) 2011-03-08 (from $8.90)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 9) 2011-06-14 (from $8.90)
    Detroit Metal City (GN 10) 2011-09-13 (from $8.70)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Kiminori Wakasugi
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Hakusensha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Annus Itchii

Adaptation: Annus Itchii
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
French staff
French cast
Translation: Sylvain Chollet
(none)
French companies
Publisher: 12 Bis
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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