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Planetes (manga)

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Alternative title:
Странники (Russian)
プラネテス (Japanese)
惑星奇航 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: space
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Hachimaki Hoshino is a garbage man in space. Together with his friends Yuri, Fee and Tanabe he collects everything from satellites to screws, that has the power to, at high speeds punch large holes in innocent spaceships. But Hachi dreams of owning a spaceship and he sees an opportunity to earn a lot of money in becoming a part of the crew for the first manned trip to Jupiter, but in his way are armed terrorists, his own dark side and even the grim reaper.
User Ratings: 242 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 66 votes (Eng:32, sub:16, dub:9, ?:3, others:6
2 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French
1 French edited dub
 Excellent: 85 votes (Eng:46, sub:21, dub:6, raw:2, raw:1, ?:1, others:8
3 French
2 Spanish
1 Finnish
1 Italian
1 French subtitled
 Very good: 47 votes (Eng:30, sub:12, dub:3, others:2
2 French
 Good: 22 votes (Eng:17, sub:3, dub:2)
 Decent: 11 votes (Eng:8, dub:1, sub:1, others:1
1 French
 So-so: 7 votes (Eng:5, dub:2)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 2 votes (Eng:1, dub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (Eng:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 425 users, rank: #193 (of 6785)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.521 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 1.5619, rank: #338 (of 7560)
Weighted mean: 8.519 (Excellent−), rank: #450 (of 7560) (seen all: 8.74 / seen some: 8.09 / won't finish: 6.27)
Bayesian estimate: 8.506 (Excellent−), rank: #57 (of 3496)
Number of tankoubon: 4
Number of pages: 256
2004-02-23 (Japan - official guide book)
Release dates: We have 13
Links: We have 4
Trivia: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    Planetes (GN 1) 2003-10-07 (from $13.29)
    Planetes - [Omnibus] (GN 1) 2015-12-22 (from $19.96)
    Planetes (GN 2) 2004-01-06 (from $12.77)
    Planetes - [Omnibus] (GN 2) 2016-05-03 (from $19.99)
    Planetes (GN 3) 2004-06-28 (from $19.95)
    Planetes (GN 4.1) 2004-11-09 (from $4.99)
    Planetes (GN 4.2) 2005-02-08 (from $29.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Makoto Yukimura
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matt Alford
Yuki Johnson (Dark Horse Comics)
Yuki Nakamura

Anna Wenger
Brendan Wright (Dark Horse Comics)
Copy Editing:
Aaron Sparrow (v.1-2)
Jodi Bryson (v.1-2)
Cover Layout: Gary Shum
Design: Ethan Kimberling (Dark Horse Comics)
Digital Art Technician: Ryan Jorgensen (Dark Horse Comics)
Digital Imaging Manager: Chris Bunford (v.3)
Brendan Wright (Dark Horse Comics)
Luis Reyes
Editing Assistant: Jemiah Jefferson (Dark Horse Comics)
Editorial Director: Jeremy Ross
Lettering: Susan Daigle-Leach (Dark Horse Comics)
Managing Editor: Jill Freshney
Production Coordination: Antonio DePietro
Production manager:
Jennifer Miller
Mutsumi Miyazaki
Publisher: Mike Richardson (Dark Horse Comics)
Retouch & Lettering:
Alex Santaclara (v.2)
Jesse Fernley (v.1)
Vicente Rivera Jr (v.3)
Special Thanks To:
Michael Gombos (Dark Horse Comics)
Rachel Roberts (Dark Horse Comics)
English companies
Licensed by:
Dark Horse Comics (©2015)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Translation: Marc Bernabé (Panini Comics)
Publishing: Panini Comics
Translation: Daruma Serveis Lingüístics (Panini Comics)
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: Panini Comics
Italian cast
German cast
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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