How Tokyo Revengers Broke Me | The Manga (2022)



So I read the manga immediately after finishing the season because what was that ending!!!

They just ended it like on such a massive cliff-hanger. Nah, that’s not on so I had to read the manga even though that’s exactly what I did not want to do given that I know what happens in the final arc.

Or rather I know about one event in the final arc and I am pissed! PISSED!!!

Real talk Wakui, how much does Mikey have to suffer? How much do you want to destroy his world, his mental health?

It’s not enough that his brother dies by his friend’s hand, nah, his childhood friend also dies in front of him. Then his sister dies on him. Then his long lost brother dies in front of him. And now this!

How dare you!

I said in my last post about the anime that the manga supports my theory that Baji is the heart of the group. So in continuation to that I think that because of the following arc, the Black Dragons arc.

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Mikey and Draken are not present in that arc as they opt not to get involved because of Mitsuya’s decision. Which is fair. They made good points.

So it’s Takemichi, Chifuyu and Hakkai focused, and of course Kisaki… the bastard.

Side note: at one point I was like, just jump him. Just jump Kisaki. Take him out! Because bruv! Naoto said it at one point when he realised it was all Kisaki but then he plays it off as a joke and I’m like, “No, Naoto, that’s literally the only way to stop him.” Which is sad. He’s a kid. How is he so messed up?

So in that arc when Mikey shows up to help them with the 11th generation Black Dragons he was not ok. He looked like he was in the pits of depression. The words he was speaking gave me such Kazutora flashbacks I was like, “Mayday, mayday! He’s about to blow! He’s about to sink into the abyss!”

Did anyone listen to me? No.

In fact, even before the Christmas incident you can see he’s cracking when he’s like to Mitsuya, “Please don’t die.” I’m paraphrasing. He’s lost Baji and he’s like only half the OG crew is left and he thinks Mitsuya is about to be next.

The bit where he shows up at the church and is talking about Shinichiro and Baji talking to him… that’s when I was screaming mayday but also I felt like he’s about to blow. Imagine, he sees another childhood friend on the brink of death and sees this dude trying to kill him. He must have seen red.

Like how dare you try to take another person from me?!

Then it just gets worse from there. He doesn’t get to recover after Baji’s death. I kept waiting to see if he gets to grieve and recover but he doesn’t. The Tenjiku arc starts straight after and this time he loses his sister, even worse she dies on his back!!

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HOW… hold on let me calm down.

How did anyone think he was ok?!

When Takemichi jumps to the future after this arc and everyone is fine and dandy except Mikey and Takemichi is shocked… you’re shocked? You’re surprised?

You think a human can go through that and be fine?

Sure you could say he’s young but nah, man is twenty six. The rest of them were young but Takemichi was the only adult.

But then again Takemichi lived a lonely life (what’s the deal with his parents?) so perhaps that’s why he doesn’t pick up on people’s emotions.

But then again, there are people who’ve lived lonely lives and can pick up on people in pain because of it, like Tohru for example. Is that what Mikey needs? Does he need Tohru… wow, he needs Tohru.

And Tohru has saved multiple gangsters *gasp*. OMD!!

But alas Tohru is not in this universe. So Mikey needs Takemichi. I am glad that he finally asks for help and that’s when Takemichi time travels.

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I refuse to read the last arc however. How is Mikey teaming up with people who have caused his friends pain? That’s stupid. But also I’m mad that Draken is a casualty in all of this.

He actually had a “happy” future. He wasn’t dead and he wasn’t on death row. I just refuse to read the part where he dies. I can’t.

I was so sad after reading Baji’s part and I didn’t get as much time with Baji as I did with Draken… I refuse, with my whole chest.

Ah, I know!! If Baji is the heart then Draken is the conscience. And now both are gone.

I am so pissed.

I don’t even know how this manga is going to end at this point. The only way I’ll read the final arc is if Wakui reverses Draken’s death and whilst he’s at it Baji’s and Emma’s too. Otherwise, I’m not interested in reading the rest.

I’m done with depressing shonen. My life is depressing enough as it is and I’m reading Jujutsu Kaisen and Tokyo Revengers?! What is wrong with me? Do I like pain?

So, I’ve decided to look after Gift (me) and not read stories like this anymore. I did save The Way of the Househusband to watch after Tokyo Revengers just in case I got depressed and I’m glad I did.

I also have Saiki and I love Saiki, I nice anime that refuses to take itself too seriously. Also, I’ve heard about this anime where the protagonist is a child’s television presenter who has an existential crisis every episode… it looks fun. No honestly! It’s a comedy apparently.

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So yeah, if I start talking about those kinds of shows from now on, that’s why.

I’m not giving up One Piece though. Even though the series has sad moments that can really make me cry (Corazon!) it’s still uplifting? I don’t know how Oda does it. He never leaves me in the pits of despair so that’s why I carry on with the series. Same with Bleach and Naruto.

Also I love shonen like Dragon Ball Z. It’s just pure fighting. It’s not really depressing. Also, death isn’t scary in that universe. Even if you stay dead the afterlife doesn’t seem bad.

Oh… I am reading My Hero Academia. I’m considering leaving it till it’s finished so I know how it ends. It’s starting to make me anxious so that may be my cue to leave it till it ends.

Some positives from Tokyo Revengers:

  • Everyone is worth saving. Even though he’d saved ninety percent of the group Mikey was important enough to go back for.
  • I love Hakkai, his whole arc was a journey. Mitsuya is a gem and he’s caring and the most stable in the group. It’s probably why his division is the most stable. Also, Hakkai and Mitsuya anyone… totally together.
  • Inui and Koko, I’m sad Wakui split them up. I really hate the twist of he’s been in love with Inupi’s sister this whole time. That sucks for Seishu. Another reason I don’t want to read the final arc.
  • Takemichi can’t recognise faces, can he? People will barely change their appearance and he’ll be like, who are you? Weird. Wait… are there people who really don’t recognise faces?
  • Mikey has excellent form. I’m glad that his abilities come from martial art training, both him and Baji. I mean Baji took on fifty dudes with a stab wound! What! I’m not going to lie, the martial artist in me was impressed. I would like to know Mikey’s leg routine… especially when he lifted a guy with one leg alone (wow).
  • Draken also works out and if I was Takemichi I’d ask to work out with him. I like that all the strong people are strong for legitimate reasons.
  • I love Nahoya and Souya, the evil twins. I love the twist that Nahoya was looking after Souya all along, keeping him from being too violent. When Souya turns out to actually suit the name angry I was surprised but it made sense. I have friends like that, when their tears are the last warning before hell breaks loose. My sweet babies.
  • Draken has the best guardians, him and Hina and Naoto. The other parents/guardians are either neglectful or abusive.
  • This is a hot take and not exactly positive but I am mad Shinichiro started the Black Dragons. I don’t like how they glorify gang life. I understand that it’s all they have but in real life gang life is not cool. Not matter if you start it with good intentions like the Shinichiro one day someone will always corrupt it.
  • Maybe that’s the whole point Wakui is trying to make. No matter the intentions gang life leads down a dark path eventually.
  • The fact that Takemichi is like Shinichiro is interesting. Is that why Mikey took him in in the first place, because he saw that? Perhaps that’s why Takemichi is the only one who can save him.

I am sad though that in the process to save Mikey everyone has to die. I mean think about it. The only ones who are safe now are Hinata and Naoto because they’re no longer intertwined due to Kisaki being taken out (by a truck). So the others are fair game as we’ve seen with Draken. So how many people are going to die before Mikey is saved?

I don’t blame Mikey because Takemichi is not a therapist so there’s only so much he can do. However, I just wish it didn’t have to happen this way.

I can’t believe Kisaki did all that just because Hina rejected him… men.


Is Tokyo Revengers manga finished manga? ›

Tokyo Revengers, the popular delinquent manga series by Ken Wakui, has officially ended. The mangaka recently released the latest chapter of the series, titled "Revengers," and confirmed on his official Twitter account that it's the final chapter of the series.

Is Tokyo Revengers manga on a break? ›

The series will not take a break until then and will release the final chapter in Weekly Shonen Magazine No. 51. The series announced that it was in its final arc in June 2021. Tokyo Revengers currently has 274 chapters as of this article's publication.

How much did Tokyo Revengers cover manga? ›

What Chapter Does Tokyo Revengers Anime Finish at? When writing this article, Ken Wakui has published 222 manga chapters, collected over 24 volumes.

Is kisaki a time leaper? ›

C) Kisaki was a time-leaper, or in some way gifted with a temporal power, but he was not the only temporally powerful person other than Takemichi. There was likely another time-leaper, one who came from Takemichi's own time and worked to reverse every progress the Cry-baby Hero made.

Does Takemichi get stronger? ›

Unlike many shonen anime protagonists, Tokyo Revengers' Takemichi Hanagaki doesn't grow more powerful over time. His true strength lies elsewhere.

How does Tokyo Revenger end? ›

Though the Tokyo Manji Gang wins, Takemichi is unable to prevent Baji's death. Moreover, Valhalla is absorbed into the group, and Kisaki uses their defeat to raise his status within the Tokyo Manji Gang.

Is Tokyo revenger over? ›

After more than five years, the popular manga series Tokyo Revengers is set to end in five chapters on November 16 as announced by manga artist Ken Wakui's official Twitter account which displays an image of “Revenge Completed” printed in red.

How many chapters are left in Tokyo Revengers? ›

Mangaka Ken Wakui plans to end his magnum opus Tokyo Revengers by November 2022. It was previously announced that the next issue of the manga will contain a major update for the series. Today, several reputed leakers posted on social media that Wakui plans to end Tokyo Revengers in 5 more chapters.

Why kisaki was cry when he shot Takemichi? ›

Because Hina rejected him. Takemichi … More : Kisaki was mad jealous about Takemichi getting the girl, and that's why he constantly killed her off in the future.

Is Tokyo Revengers the best selling manga? ›

With over 6.6 million copies sold in 2022, Tokyo Revengers managed to stick to the second highest-selling Manga of 2022. The adventures of freeter, Takemichi as he traverses back and forth in time to prevent the tragic deaths of his loved ones.

Who is the 2nd time leaper in Tokyo Revengers? ›

In Chapter 268, it was revealed that the second time-leaper is none other than Shinichiro Sano, Mikey's late older brother. No one in the fandom expected this, as Shinichiro has been dead since before the story of Tokyo Revengers even started.

Who is the main villain in Tokyo Revengers? ›

Tetta Kisaki is the main antagonist of the Japanese anime and manga series Tokyo Revengers. He is a manipulative, deceitful gangster who is on hellbent becoming the leader of the Tokyo Manji Gang and turning it into the largest criminal organization in Japan.

Will Takemichi save everyone? ›

Will Takemichi be able to save everyone? Nah, he has never saved anyone so it is highly unlikely.

Is Takemichi the main character? ›

Takemichi Hanagaki is the main protagonist of the 2017 Japanese manga series Tokyo Revengers and its 2021 anime adaptation.

Does Takemichi beat Mikey? ›

After dodging a string of Mikey's attacks, Takemichi got an opening and capitalized on it. The Tokyo Revengers fanbase was shocked to see that the Cry Baby Hero managed to take down one of the strongest characters in the series.

Who is strongest in Tokyo Revengers? ›

1) Mikey (Sano Manjirō)

The "Invincible" Mikey, is a well-deserved nickname for the strongest character in Tokyo Revengers. He is the leader of Toman in the past, and the leader of the Kanto Manji gang in the future. No matter how strong or large the opponent, Mikey has never lost a fight.

Who is the traitor in Tokyo Revenger? ›

Centered on the story of Keisuke Baji who left Tokyo Manji and joined a rival gang called Valhalla, the Bloody Halloween arc is really interesting to follow. Let's learn more about Keisuke Baji, the founder of Tokyo Manji who was labeled a traitor after moving to the rival gang in this article!

Who is angry in Tokyo Revenger? ›

Anime. Souya Kawata ( 河 かわ 田 た ソウヤ, Kawata Sōya?), or Angry (アングリー, Angurī?), is the Fourth Division Vice-Captain (肆番隊 副隊長, Yonban-tai Fuku Taichō?) of the Tokyo Manji Gang. He is the younger twin brother of Nahoya Kawata.

Will there be a Tokyo Revenger 2? ›

After announcing the end date for its manga series last month, Tokyo Revengers now delivers a brand new Season 2 trailer for its upcoming Christmas Showdown Arc anime. In the upcoming series, Tokyo Manji Gang (Toman) is set to face off against a formidable new force known as the Black Dragons.

Who pushed Takemichi? ›

With this knowledge in mind, Sanzu could have wandered into the train station Takemichi was at the moment. Desperate to gain the power to save Mikey, he pushed the boy in front of the incoming train.

Who is the main character in Tokyo Revengers? ›

Hinata is the overall catalyst for the events of the entire series as it is the protagonist's, Takemichi's, main goal to protect her.

Who broke Mikey's plane? ›

On one such occasion, Mikey showed everyone his new Concorde Plastic Model, a toy airplane that took Shinichiro a month to painstakingly assemble. Mikey warned everyone not to play with it. Later, Senju saw the airplane on a shelf and started to play with it. She stumbled and the airplane broke.

How long is Tokyo Revengers final arc? ›

News. Ken Wakui's Tokyo Revengers Manga Ends in 5 Chapters. This year's 47th issue of Kodansha 's Weekly Shōnen Magazine revealed on Wednesday that Ken Wakui 's Tokyo Revengers manga will end in five chapters.

Is Tokyo Revengers based on a true story? ›

As it turns out, Ken Wakui was a gang member back in 2000 and that is which inspired the Tokyo Revengers story. So the author definitely took some inspiration from his past as a gang member to craft the story of Tokyo Revengers. In another interview, author admits that he wasn't such a nice boy in school.

Does kisaki time travel? ›

The manga confirmed that Kisaki was not a time leaper, but he was aware of the concept of time leaping. This meant that the character was acquainted with someone who had the same ability as Takemichi.

What happened to Takemichi after kisaki shot him? ›

Before Kisaki was able to shoot Takemichi, Naoto pushed our hero and received the bullet in his place. Takemichi was also shot by Kisaki moments later, but he had enough strength to ask Naoto for a last handshake. Naoto agreed and sent Takemichi back to the past once more.

Who dies in Tokyo Revengers? ›

Shinichiro Sano

One of the first things we learned about Mikey in Tokyo Revengers is that his brother Shinichiro died in a tragic accident. This happened when, to celebrate one of Manjiro's birthdays, Baji and Kazutora decided to enter a motorcycle store to steal their captain's dream motorbike.

How tall is manjiro? ›

Mikey from Tokyo Revengers (played by Manjiro Sano) is 5 feet 3 inches tall, or 162 centimeters.

How old is Naoto? ›

8/12 Naoto Shirogane (Age: 15, Height: 5'0", Birthday: April 27)

What is the number 1 most sold manga? ›

Coming in at first is One Piece by Eicchiro Oda. The manga has gone one to sell over 500 million copies since 1997. It holds the Guinness World Record for the most copies published by one series written by one author.

What is the number 1 manga of all time? ›

In 2021 the value of comics and mangas sales in Japan was 675.9 billion Japanese yen, which are the most popular manga of all time to date? The most popular manga of all time is One Piece.

What is the 2nd best-selling manga of all time? ›

Top 10 Best-Selling Manga of All Time
  1. Elichiro Oda – One Piece (480 million) ...
  2. Golgo 13 – Takao Saito (300 million) ...
  3. Dragon Ball – Akira Toriyama (250-300 million) ...
  4. Naruto – Masashi Kisimoto (250 million) ...
  5. Detective Conan – Gosho Aoyama (230 million) ...
  6. Black Jack – Osama Tezuka (176 million)
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How many chapters are left in Tokyo Revengers manga? ›

Mangaka Ken Wakui plans to end his magnum opus Tokyo Revengers by November 2022. It was previously announced that the next issue of the manga will contain a major update for the series. Today, several reputed leakers posted on social media that Wakui plans to end Tokyo Revengers in 5 more chapters.

Is Tokyo Revengers ending? ›

After more than five years, Tokyo Revengers has come to an end. The series just released its final chapter under creator Ken Wakui, and if you haven't heard, the finale has sparked a fair bit of drama online.

Who is the other time leaper in Tokyo Revengers? ›

In Chapter 268, it was revealed that the second time-leaper is none other than Shinichiro Sano, Mikey's late older brother. No one in the fandom expected this, as Shinichiro has been dead since before the story of Tokyo Revengers even started.

Does Takemichi stop kisaki? ›

Although he admits that he respected Takemichi, Kisaki laments that he did not kill him sooner. Takemichi in response kicks Kisaki's gun up, disarming him. As the gun falls to the ground, Takemichi holds it up, pointing the gun at Kisaki, saying that nothing should be like this, then telling Kisaki to die.

What chapter is break up in Tokyo Revengers? ›

Break up is the fifth chapter of the fifth volume and the 38th chapter overall of the Tokyo卍Revengers manga series, written and illustrated by Ken Wakui.

What chapter did Tokyo Revengers leave off? ›

The 24th and final episode of season 1 of Tokyo Revengers, called “A Cry Baby”, covers chapter 73 of the manga.


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