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Appleseed (manga)

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Alternative title:
Яблочное зёрнышко (Russian)
Яблочное семя (Russian)
アップルシード (Japanese)
蘋果核戰 (Chinese (Taiwan))
애플시드 (Korean)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Appleseed takes place in the 22nd Century, after the non-nuclear Third World War decimates the Earth. While states like Great Britain, France and China have difficulty maintaining order and power, international organizations like the "Sacred Republique of Mumna" and "Poseidon" have been established in the aftermath.
User Ratings: 140 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 19 votes (Eng:12, dub:3, sub:3, others:1
1 German
 Excellent: 46 votes (Eng:27, sub:13, dub:4, ?:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Very good: 30 votes (Eng:17, sub:8, dub:1, others:4
2 French
1 German
1 German subtitled
 Good: 24 votes (Eng:17, sub:6, others:1
1 French
 Decent: 12 votes (Eng:6, dub:3, sub:3)
 So-so: 9 votes (Eng:7, sub:1, dub:1)
 Not really good: -
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Seen in part or in whole by 346 users, rank: #234 (of 6745)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.064 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.4001, rank: #771 (of 7480)
Weighted mean: 8.041 (Very good), rank: #1004 (of 7480) (seen all: 8.28 / seen some: 7.65 / won't finish: 5.70)
Bayesian estimate: 8.031 (Very good), rank: #392 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 4
Number of pages: 201
#1. Prometheus Challenge
#2. Prometheus Unbound
#3. Scales of Prometheus
#4. Prometheus Balance
Chapter titles: We have 25
Vintage: 1985-02-15
Release dates: We have 17
Official website:
Appleseed @ sTwo (Japanese)
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
News: Show:
Dark Horse Press Releases (Jul 14, 2001)
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    Appleseed - ID (Artbook) 2006-12-20 (from $39.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Appleseed: Ex Machina [Two-Disc Collector's Edition+Manga] [Best Buy Exclusive] (DVD) 2008-03-11 (from $69.99)
    Appleseed - ID (eBook) 2015-05-27 (from $4.99)
    Appleseed - The Promethean Challenge (eBook 1) 2014-09-10 (from $8.99)
    Appleseed - Prometheus Unbound (eBook 2) 2014-09-10 (from $8.99)
    Appleseed - The Scales of Prometheus (eBook 3) 2014-09-10 (from $8.99)
    Appleseed - The Promethean Balance (eBook 4) 2014-09-10 (from $8.99)
    Appleseed - Hypernotes (Fanbook) 2007-07-11 (from $89.00)
Graphic novel
    Appleseed - The Promethean Challenge (GN 1) 2007-11-07 (from $46.23)
    Appleseed - Prometheus Unbound (GN 2) 2008-05-21 (from $11.96)
    Appleseed - The Scales of Prometheus (GN 3) 2008-08-27 (from $11.96)
    Appleseed - The Promethean Balance (GN 4) 2009-03-11 (from $11.96)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Masamune Shirow

Harumichi Aoki (Seishinsha)
Hiroji Matsuoka (Media Publisher)
Japanese companies
Kadokawa (Kadokawa Digital Comics)
Kodansha (KC Deluxe)
Media Factory (Bunko; MF Bunko)
Seishinsha (Original Tankoubon; Comic borne)
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Lia Ribacchi
Design: Tina Alessi
Chris Warner (vol. 1)
Tim Ervin (vols. 2-4)
Editing Assistant: Samantha Robertson (vols. 2-4)
Executive Editor: Toren Smith
John Clark (Book 1)
Lois Buhalis (vol. 1)
Tom Orzechowski
Publisher: Mike Richardson
English companies
Licensed by:
Dark Horse Comics
Eclipse Comics (License expired)
Publisher: Manga Books (UK)
Translation: Studio Proteus
French cast
French staff
Translation: Jun'Ichi Takeda (Vol.1 only)
French companies
Publisher: Glenat
Italian staff
Italian companies
Italian cast
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Egmont Manga & Anime (Egmont Manga and Anime)
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Publisher: Mana
Dutch cast
Polish staff
Polish cast
Polish companies
Publisher: TM-Semic
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: d/visual taipei
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
Chinese (Hong Kong) staff
Chinese (Hong Kong) companies
Chinese (Hong Kong) cast

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