Golgo 13: Manga Review
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Golgo 13: Manga Review

Golgo 13: Manga Review

Golgo 13 Manga is a manga series which is written and drawn by the author Takao Saito, which is also printed in Comic Magazine in 1968.

Golgo 13 Manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award in the year 1978 for the  general manga and also won the Grand Prize in the year 2002 at Japan Cartoonists Association Awards as well. Story is about a professional assassin.

Golgo 13 Manga is the oldest manga to be considered and is the 2nd most selling in sale. It has sold over 300 million copies making it the top most selling seinen manga. The trend doesn’t ends here it has been produced into 6 video games, anime adaptation as well as live action shows.

Golgo 13 Manga is the story about Duke Togo who is also a very professional assassin which is hired. His identity is unknown, where he comes from his birth place his race everything is unknown about him which makes him quite mysterious. His companion includes Tadashi Togo and he usually targets using M-16 which is one of the best gun.

Golgo 13 Manga

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Duke Togo personality is quiet simple hd doesn’t like to speak very much will kill anyone who disturbs him without showing any signs of emotions. He is also a professional assassin and he does hi job very well.

His killings include killing a violin string and killing of  big gang leaders of criminal organisations and also includes political figures which is always a subject of criticism for Golgo 13. In the earlier stages US military was ready to assassinate him as well as FBA, CIA.

It caused Togo to always look after himself as many countries hire professional assassinS to kill him in any manner possible they just want him dead. So, he have always be cautious and vary about his surroundings.

Golgo 13 Manga golgo also hire many different professional people to do jobs for him which includes collecting data about a person any information as well as people who can modify different cars, vehicles as well as guns too.

The name “Golgo 13” is also a reference to the death of Jesus Christ, In Golgo the name is short for Golgotha, the place of Jesus’ crucifixion, while the number 13 is considered as an unlucky number in various cultures as well as traditions. His logo is skull wearing crown of thorns which looks quite unique.

Duke Togo’s past is a sort of shrouded in mystery. Eventhough, his Asian appearance suggests that he may be of Japanese origin, many of Golgo 13’s stories have presented different views about his real self while and also telling contradicting viewpoint about golgo, which leaves the audience to guess about his true identity.

In the series it is quite inevitably known that he may be the biological father of many different children all over the world as he have many sexual encounters  with different women throughout the series which is quite  humorous.Which shapes his appearance or personality in a different limelight.

Golgo 13 Manga

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Number of incidents present in the series are shown of real time world which is quite mind blowing. Golgo’s real age is also unknown and he have also a lot of scars around his body.