Broken Blade (GN 1)
Title: Broken Blade
Volume: GN 1
Distributor: CMX Manga
Release date: 2009-07-07
Suggested retail price: $9.99
Age rating: 13+
Rygart Arrow is the only one in his world who lacks the inherent ability to power up quartz, the energy source that makes all of the machines run. Nevertheless, he's pretty well connected. The King and Queen of his country of Krisna happen to be old college friends. But so is Zess, the guy who is leading the army of a neighboring kingdom in an attack on Krisna.
How did it comes to this? There's little time to ponder the implications as an army in giant, mechanized battle suits attacks. Arrow just feels like he's in the way - until he comes across a powerful, ancient mech that no one has yet to be able to figure out how to run. But his natural affinity for the suit's operating mechanism may just turn Arrow into the most important player of all.
Story and art by Yunosuke Yoshinaga.
(added on 2009-04-20, modified on 2009-04-20)
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