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#1 trang95

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 06:51 PM

The Promised Neverland

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Synopsis

Emma is an orphan that lives in a place called the Grace Field House along with her other foster siblings. Two of which are Norman and Ray who, along with Emma score the highest on the daily tests that they have to take. Emma notes that while they are able to do what they want they are not allowed to leave the compounds or the gate that connects the house to the outside world. One night Conny, one of the orphans is sent away to be adopted and Emma notices that she has left behind her bunny rabbit Bernie. Along with Norman and with Ray's help Emma makes her way to the gate to find Conny. However they are shocked to find Conny is dead and the house is actually a farm where they are being bred and harvested to become food for Demonic creatures. To make matters worse, Isabella, the mama and caretaker of the kids is in allegiance with the demons. This news shocks Emma and Norman to their core and they vow to escape along with all their other siblings.

 

 

Yes, yes, I know. The premise of the story sounds totally edgy, but I guarantee you, the characters in this story will prove you wrong. It's a relatively new manga that was released just a year ago. I've been keeping an eye on it but finally decided to give it a try when I was told that this series is very reminiscent of HxH and Death Note b/c of the heavy focus on strategy and mind games. And wow, this is beyond doubt one of the best running shounens right now. The first arc just had one plot twist after another; it was hard for me to put the manga down. I caught up on the 50 chapters in just three days, lol (that's quick for me, guys). What makes this manga so much fun is that the main cast and the supporting cast are all hyper-intelligent children since they were raised to be wise beyond their years, including the main character Emma (yay for not having a stupid shounen main character for once). None of the main characters are disposable- all of them contribute to the escape in one way or another. This right now is considered one of the most promising mangas in Shounen Jump, rightfully so!


Edited by trang95, 12 August 2017 - 04:43 AM.

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“The country? The skies? You can have them! I'm busy enough protecting what's in front of me. I don't know how many times I failed to protect what I wanted. I have nothing left, so at least if something has fallen at my feet, I'll pick it up."
- Sakata Gintoki, Gintama

 


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 12:26 AM

It actually sounds really interesting. Gonna check it out :O


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 02:04 AM

Just finished reading Chapter 1, and OMG!!!!

 

 

No joke the intensity was very similar to how I felt about Tokyo Ghoul's first chapter like 

 

 

 

Really interested in seeing where things are gonna go with Emma!

 

 

Speaking of which, Shounen Jump, not only do give us a female lead protagonist, but also make her smart on some Deku greatness that's what I'm talk about.  

 

 

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So now this has really peaked my interest.  Expect chapter by chapter updates on my end. 

 

 

 

 

before i forget The Promise Neverland Volume 1 comes out on December 5th.


Edited by LuckyChi7, 12 August 2017 - 02:13 AM.

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PROTECTING EACH OTHER TILL THE END!!


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 04:40 AM

It actually sounds really interesting. Gonna check it out :O

Tell me what you think after a few chapters :excited:

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Just finished reading Chapter 1, and OMG!!!!

 

 

No joke the intensity was very similar to how I felt about Tokyo Ghoul's first chapter like 

 

 

 

Really interested in seeing where things are gonna go with Emma!

 

 

Speaking of which, Shounen Jump, not only do give us a female lead protagonist, but also make her smart on some Deku greatness that's what I'm talk about.  

 

 

giphy.gif

 

 

 

 

 

So now this has really peaked my interest.  Expect chapter by chapter updates on my end. 

 

 

 

 

before i forget The Promise Neverland Volume 1 comes out on December 5th.

I think the first chapter of this series was a great entrance into Shounen Jump. If I had started reading this a year ago when it was first published, I most likely would have immediately jumped on board with it.

The chapter gives us a false sense of security that quickly gets shattered by the horrible circumstances the children are raised in. And yes, it's great to have a female protagonist in Shounen Jump. This is honestly rare. Emma looks and outwardly acts like the general shounen main character (her insistance on saving everyone), but she's got wits and a hidden "darkness" in her that will become more prominent as time goes on. So in a way, she's an amalganation of Deku and Gon if you asked me. And then we have Norman and Ray whose brains know no boundaries, lmfao.

I'm excited about your updates.


Edited by trang95, 12 August 2017 - 05:03 AM.

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- Sakata Gintoki, Gintama

 


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Posted 14 August 2017 - 06:20 PM

About Norman

Edited by trang95, 14 August 2017 - 06:20 PM.

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 12:08 AM

I'm only on chapter 4 so far and I'm loving it :) I'll keep you updated.  Ahh now I know something happens to Norman >.< whoops. 


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Posted 19 August 2017 - 09:55 PM

Chapter 51

 

I'm only on chapter 4 so far and I'm loving it :) I'll keep you updated.  Ahh now I know something happens to Norman >.< whoops. 

Lol, whoops.


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Posted 26 August 2017 - 04:00 PM

Chapter 52

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“The country? The skies? You can have them! I'm busy enough protecting what's in front of me. I don't know how many times I failed to protect what I wanted. I have nothing left, so at least if something has fallen at my feet, I'll pick it up."
- Sakata Gintoki, Gintama

 






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