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Riot (manga)

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Alternative title:
Riot of the World
ライオット (Japanese)
ライオットオブザワールド (Japanese)
魔導奇兵RIOT (Chinese (Taiwan))
Plot Summary: Billy the Kid is a well-known outlaw who travelling with/protecting a girl named Axel. When Billy tried to steal Riot, the magical book of the Western Church, Axel, it's guardian, chased after and then killed Billy. When Billy's blood hit Riot, it decided to make a deal with Billy: full resurrection for Billy if he promises to protect Riot and Axel. Billy agrees to the deal. Meanwhile, in the Eastern Church, where the magical book Phantom is, evil forces lead by Cain want Riot so that he can use the powers of both books for his own personal gain, which includes reviving his friend Abel, who is Axel's older brother. Also, Billy is chased after by Ritchie, the friend he killed years ago, who somehow is revived and wants revenge.
User Ratings: 5 ratings have been given [details]
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 Good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 18 users, rank: #2823 (of 6785)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.000 (So-so), std. dev.: 2.5298, rank: #5849 (of 7560)
Weighted mean: 4.956 (So-so), rank: #6279 (of 7560) (seen all: 7.00 / seen some: 4.48)
Bayesian estimate: 6.173 (Decent+), rank: #3334 (of 3496)
Number of tankoubon: 2
Number of pages: 200
Chapter titles: We have 11
1998 to 2000 (serialized in Ultra Jump as Riot of the World)
Release dates: We have 12
Trivia: We have 1
Riot was originally published by Kadokawa Shoten from 1993 to 1994. Shiki then stopped doing Riot to do Kami Kaze. In 1998, he came back to Riot and did brand new chapters under the name Riot of the World which were published in Ultra Jump by Shueisha. The first two volumes and the new chapters were then released as three volumes using the new title.
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Graphic novel
    Riot (GN 1) 1997-02-05 (from $12.95)
    Riot - Act Two (GN 2) 1997-12-06 (from $12.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Satoshi Shiki
Kadokawa Shoten
Shueisha (1998-present)
Japanese cast
English staff
English cast
Editing: Annette Roman
Editing Assistant: Toshifumi Yoshida
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Wayne Truman
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Glenat
French cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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