20th Century Boys
The Perfect Edition, Vol. 6
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Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren’t for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a group of boys who try to save the world.
“My father is the Friend?” Kanna asks as she confronts the grim truth. With a heart full of despair, it will take everything for Kanna to continue the fight against the Friends. Meanwhile, Koizumi and Sadakiyo manage to escape the pursuit of the Dream Navigators, but not for long. Can Kanna, caught in an emotional struggle between her fate and the future of the Earth, step forward and head to the rescue of Koizumi? As our heroes continue their fight against the Friends, longtime secrets are revealed and more of Kenji’s friends reunite. The war against the Friends has reached yet another crescendo…
VIZ Media LLC, 9781421599663, 456pp.
Publication Date: December 17, 2019
About the Author
No stranger to accolades and awards, Urasawa received the 2011 and 2013 Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia, as well as an award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, and is a three-time recipient of the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award, a two-time recipient of the Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize, and also received the Kodansha Manga Award. Urasawa has also become involved in the world of academia, and in 2008 accepted a guest teaching post at Nagoya Zokei University, where he teaches courses in, of course, manga.