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eni
July 11, 2007, 02:18 PM
Just noticed that we don't have a thread for this.

Welcome to the Togari Discussion Thread!

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Title: Togari (トガリ)
Authored by NATSUME Yoshinori (http://www.mangaupdates.com/authors.html?id=989)
Serialized in Shōnen Sunday (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shounen_Sunday) (2001-2004)
Genre: Mature Shōnen, Action, Drama, Comedy, Historical, Supernatural
Japanese Release: 8 Volumes (complete - open ended!)
Scanlation: complete
Age Ranking: Mature Teenagers

Summary (taken from manga Reviewer):
In Hell Tobe has been tortured for 300 years now and his spirit to be free doesn't show any signs of fading. So Tobe is given a final chance to make up for all his sins he committed while alive on Earth, he must use the legendary sword Togari to defeat and destroy a 108 Sins in 108 days. Now Tobe is sent to modern day Japan, where things aren't exactly like he remembered and defeat the 108 Sins in time, so he can be free again. - summary by Dtortot.

Note: The series ceased production at volume 8 with no solid ending but it is recommended even so!

Resources: Togari@wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togari_%28manga%29), Togari@mangaupdates (http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=2098), Togari@ann (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=5308)

Groups:
Volume 1-8 (complete) by Blackout (merged into Null (http://www.mangaupdates.com/groups.html?id=227))

Download Sources
Lurk (http://www.gotlurk.net) (IRC; Full volumes)
The Evil Empire (http://www.the-evil-empire.net) (Freehosts; Full volumes)
Mangatraders (http://www.mangatraders.com/files/manga/togari) (DDL; Full volumes)

Gold Knight
July 11, 2007, 04:48 PM
Trying it. :)

EDIT: Just read the first volume. Cool stuff. Haven't seen too many stories where protagonist is actually a criminal from hell with an "opportunity" to get out, although it looks more like Hell is just using him. Kinda reminds me of Ghost Rider in a way (Marvel character who's pretty much going thru the same thing right now). ;)

ryusuke_
July 12, 2007, 03:23 PM
Wow, didn't know about this series but looks great. I'll try it for sure.

Thanks for the info!

Edit: Read the 1st volume: I think it's too dark for me, but it's a good manga anyway.

Aesahaettr_reborn
July 14, 2007, 12:48 PM
Nice....
I Read the 1st volume in Indonesia and I'm trying to find more

Thx m8

eni
November 30, 2008, 12:05 PM
*stickied*

Featured complete... ehm... cancelled/dropped... shounen manga of Decembr :clap

Alexandrius
December 09, 2008, 12:10 PM
I can't believe this actually got dropped. It's a damn sweet manga. I read it ages ago, but it's still one of the better Shounens I've read.

eni
December 09, 2008, 12:17 PM
Indeed, it's really hard to believe.

I'm also positive that the remaining story (without introducing any new chars and issues) could have been resolved within two more volumes in a satisfying way (maybe even slightly rushed within one). So, it's all the more hard to understand to me why he couldn't finish it in a proper way ._.

Alexandrius
December 09, 2008, 01:02 PM
This could easily be picked up by the author again and completed :3 I wish he'd do it.

What else has he made?

eni
December 09, 2008, 01:14 PM
Yes, he could pick up anytime again but since the following series was dropped as well, I have not much hope that he'll ever does ._.


What else has he made?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshinori_Natsume

Well, Togari is from 2001, Kurozakuro (http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=1377) from 2004 (also dropped) and recently in early 2008 a Batman mini series for DC Comics.

bellcrossage
October 15, 2009, 01:05 PM
I would like to say that Natsume decided to create a sequel to Togari.

Source: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2009-10-15/batman/death-mask-natsume-starts-togari-sequel

It is being serialized in Monthly Comic Flapper, for those who wanted to know.

The sequel is to be known as Togari: Shiro.

raikou
October 15, 2009, 07:18 PM
wow..this is good news. i hope some group picks the sequel, the ending of togari was terrible.

bellcrossage
October 15, 2009, 08:52 PM
wow..this is good news. i hope some group picks the sequel, the ending of togari was terrible. That was because Shonen Sunday cancelled it. It wasn't Natsume's decision. I would think he'd want to make it a lot better, if he had a choice.

HARUHI_han
October 16, 2009, 11:04 PM
yup, I love this series very much and really got mad when knowing it's dropped
but then it seems to be pickesd up again http://translate.google.com.vn/translate?prev=hp&hl=vi&js=y&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.news-paradise.over-blog.com%2F&sl=fr&tl=en&history_state0=, thanks God