19 Nov 2011

Old Boy Manga

Old Boy オールド・ボーイ Ōrudo Bōi is a manga series written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi

Serialized in the Futabasha magazine Weekly Manga Action from 1996 to 1998 with a total of 79 chapters among eight collected volumes and adapted into an award-winning South Korean film in 2003.

The manga was later picked up by Dark Horse Comics and released for Western audience between 2006 and 2007.

Ten years ago, they confined Shinichi Gotō  in a private prison with no explanation.  Ten years have transformed into something else, hard, lethal.  Drugged and released from his confines, he awakes, free to reclaim what's left of his life, and what's left is revenge.

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