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Switch (manga by naked ape)

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©2009 naked ape/SQUARE ENIX

Alternative title:
スイッチ (Japanese)
緝毒特搜班 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Plot Summary: Two newbies at the Narcotic Control Department in Japan, Haru and Kai, struggle against: drug dealers, gangs, murderers, psychopaths, mysterious organizations, and mad people in general. The gentle and caring one of the group, Kai, who has problems of his own, has the tendancy of turning into a lethal killing machine in certain scenarios. The way he acts changes like that of a "switch". As the two do their job, answers of what is behind Kai's strange behavior and who exactly he is, is revealed.
User Ratings: 17 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (Eng:1, sub:1, dub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 7 votes (Eng:4, sub:3)
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 Good: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Decent: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 73 users, rank: #1123 (of 6719)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.353 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.4528, rank: #463 (of 7450)
Weighted mean: 8.068 (Very good), rank: #955 (of 7450) (seen all: 8.04 / seen some: 8.09)
Bayesian estimate: 7.998 (Very good), rank: #452 (of 3485)
Number of tankoubon: 13
Vintage: 2002-07-21 to 2008-12-27
Release dates: We have 39
Official website:
Switch @ GFantasy (Japanese)
Switch GN 2 (Jun 15, 2008)
Switch GN 1 (Mar 16, 2008)
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Graphic novel
    Switch (GN 1) 2008-03-11 (from $6.18)
    Switch (GN 2) 2008-05-13 (from $2.49)
    Switch (GN 3) 2008-07-08 (from $6.26)
    Switch (GN 4) 2008-09-09 (from $7.99)
    Switch (GN 5) 2008-11-11 (from $7.99)
    Switch (GN 6) 2009-01-13 (from $7.65)
    Switch (GN 7) 2009-03-10 (from $6.69)
    Switch (GN 8) 2009-05-12 (from $1.22)
    Switch (GN 9) 2009-07-14 (from $7.99)
    Switch (GN 10) 2009-09-08 (from $7.99)
    Switch (GN 11) 2009-11-10 (from $6.69)
    Switch (GN 12) 2010-01-12 (from $6.69)
    Switch (GN 13) 2010-03-09 (from $7.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story: Otoh Saki (of "naked ape")
Art: Tomomi Nakamura (of "naked ape")
Japanese companies
Publisher: Square Enix
English staff
English cast
Editing: Jonathan Tarbox (vol. 7-13)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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