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kirimi
November 14, 2007, 09:55 AM
Luck Stealer is a new series in the newly launched JUMP SQ! It follows from previously printed one-shot stories that appeared in Akamaru JUMP (Winter 2005) and JUMP the Revolution (2005). The series is about a man called the Luck Stealer. When he touches a person with his bare hands, he will steal that person's "luck" and cause the victim to die by way of "coincidences". The only person who is immune to his touch, and in fact, benefits from it, is his young daughter, Karin. When Kurusu Yuusei, the Luck Stealer, kills others by taking away their luck, does he do it for justice, or is there more to his unique powers?

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RTS Threads
Chapter 1 (http://mangahelpers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21448)
Chapter 2 (http://mangahelpers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22717)

Pilot one-shot
The previously published one-shot that was printed in JUMP the Revolution (2005) has also been scanlated by Sushi Bar Manga (http://www.mangaupdates.com/groups.html?id=572). You can download it from #lurk or here are some download links
Mediafire (http://www.mediafire.com/?cetgwwwodum) | USAupload (http://www.usaupload.net/d/71zm6o3srx6)

I'm looking for the one-shot from Akamaru JUMP (Winter 2005). If anyone has it, please share! :)

Maxy Barnard
November 14, 2007, 10:53 AM
awesome. just. plain. awesome.

this is what sells Jump SQ to me at the moment. loadsa good stuff, this at the top.

Imitorar
November 14, 2007, 11:02 AM
Nice. It's weird that it's getting a series just after I read the one-shot. Shueisha seems to be starting a lot of series based off of one-shots they published 2 or 3 years ago in Jump SQ and Weekly Shonen Jump. Either way, I desperately hope that this and Tegami Bachi get scanlated on a regular basis.

Raijatsu
November 14, 2007, 01:59 PM
very interesting Manga and story. SQ has many good series already :)

BTW why does this guy look like Roxas from Kingdom hearts? he even has a similar pendant XD
well maybe it was the other way around ^^

Koen
November 14, 2007, 05:52 PM
Well, the story is cool (someone who steals luck) but still I wonder where it will go to -> the style/genre I mean (mistery? action?)

adachi2
March 11, 2008, 08:43 AM
luck stealer is cool ^^ i wait a chapter 3 translation please ^^

Marcius_NCT
April 14, 2008, 07:29 PM
Nobody want to translate this manga ?

Maxy Barnard
April 15, 2008, 01:19 AM
sadly it's unlikely. which is a shame, i love what i've read of this series.

kawaiikneko
April 19, 2008, 01:08 PM
Someone please translate it so we can at least follow along with the raws! :[ I really liked how this started!

Queenofmuffins
April 03, 2009, 08:21 AM
I recently finished Chapter 5 trans and I am working on Chap 6 right now- But where have all the raws gone?

Has anyone managed to track down chapt 7 RAWS yet?

Negative Syndicate
January 10, 2010, 09:54 PM
I just started to read this manga, and I really like it. I hope someone picks up and upload some of raw chapters.

tenebrae
January 17, 2010, 09:11 AM
i really like the concept of this manga and i cant wait to see where it will go