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Pluto Volume 1 Review [SnapThirty]

Luke Halliday writes:

With a pedigree by the names of Naoki Urasawa and Osamu Tezuka, it is damn near impossible for Pluto to not be good. This first volume of Urasawa’s re-imagining of the wonderful world envisioned by Osamu Tezuka is utterly remarkable. Exploring human emotion through artificial beings is an incredible thing to tackle and Urasawa does so with the deftest of delicacy. Pluto tells us a lot about what it means to be human, all through a robot’s eyes...

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F-Inglese-941332d ago

I literally cannot think of anything more interesting than something like this. I never, over the years, thought about the world of Astro Boy in this way and how truly destructive a world of artificial life could be.

KBug931332d ago

I always find it fanscinating when series stories are shown from different angles. What makes Pluto even better are the men behind it. Truly great

Rei71332d ago

Interesting. I need to read this.

Snapodile1332d ago

It seems like a true 'instant classic'. That term gets thrown around quite alot but I think it's true for 'Pluto'.

Canary1331d ago

I thought Pluto established itself pretty well as a classic several years ago.

Same with The Origin.

When great mangaka write great manga, we tend to take notice pretty damn fast. Well, except for Mitsuru Adachi.

Snapodile1331d ago

That's fair enough but it DID just get released over here in Australia so people reading it legally havn't gotten a chance to actually experience it until now.

yaz2881331d ago

good manga but nothing more. and I liked that it was short (unlike his previous works which dragged out a bit )