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Testarotho (テスタロト Tesutaroto?) is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. The manga is licensed in English by CMX Manga.[1] The manga is licensed for a French-language release by Vegetal Soleil.[2]

Characters

  • Garrincha is the feared inquisitor of Neo Arsen. He tries to convert heretics to Arsenal religion.
  • Leonedus is a loyal friend of Garrincha.
  • Capria is a nun who joins the group.
  • Socrates is the healer and doctor of the group.
  • Sabati is an assassin who betrayed Arsenal to join Materia, a heretic sect. She attempts to assassinate Leonedus, her childhood friend.

Manga

Kadokawa Shoten has released 4 bound volumes of the manga between March 2001 and November 2002.[3][4] CMX Manga released the 4 bound volumes of the manga between September 1, 2005 and May 1, 2006.[5][6]

Volume listing

<tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japanese</th><th colspan="2">English</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> March 2001[3]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-926166-0</td><td>September 1, 2005[5]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-40-120742-7</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> June 2001[7]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-926174-5</td><td>November 1, 2005[8]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-40-120743-4</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> March 2002[9]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-926194-3</td><td>February 1, 2006[10]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-40-120744-1</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td></td><td> November 2002[4]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-926211-7</td><td>May 1, 2006.[6]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-40-120745-8</td></tr> </table>

Reception

Mania.com's Jarred Pine criticises the manga on relying too much on " flashy violence rather than really exploring the conflicts of the heretic inquisitions."[11]

References

  1. "New CMX Licenses". Anime News Network. 2005-05-18. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. "Testarotho". manga-news.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Script error
  4. 4.0 4.1 Script error
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Testarotho: Volume 1 (Testarotho (DC Comics)) (Paperback)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Testarotho: Volume 4 (Paperback)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  7. Script error
  8. "Testarotho: Volume 2 (Testarotho (DC Comics)) (Paperback)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  9. Script error
  10. "Testarotho: Volume 3 (Paperback)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  11. Pine, Jarred (December 15, 2005). "Testarotho Vol. #01". Mania.com. Retrieved 2009-03-08. 

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