Barrage, Volume 2 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421555713, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2013
List Price: 9.99*
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Fresh from the pages of Shonen Jump in Japan comes an action-packed reimaging of The Prince and the Pauper Spunky slum kid Astro gets the chance of a lifetime to end the chaos ripping apart his home planet when the playboy prince switches places with him. Now Astro has become Prince Barrage, a boy charged with the duty of restoring peace to the planet...and given an all-powerful magical spear to do it Astro and his loyal knight Tiamat's wild adventure of freeing Industria from alien invaders gets a lot more complicated in the city of Maseille. There they will have to defeat aliens who subjugate the city with a seemingly omnipotent power known as Dark Energy, and whose leader has a deep connection to Astro's past. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.
About the Author
Kouhei Horikoshi was born in Aichi, Japan, in 1986. He received a Tezuka Award Honorable Mention in 2006, and after publishing several short stories in Akamaru Jump, he made his debut in Weekly Shonen Jumpin 2010 with Oumagadoki Doubutsuen. Barrage is his second series in Weekly Shonen Jump.
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