In the late 1990s, society is descending into ecological collapse and totalitarianism. Saiga Riki-Oh, a mysterious man with a six-pointed star on his fist, finds himself at the privately-owned Tokyo State Prison. Serving a term of three years due to assault, his first offense, Riki-Oh openly antagonizes The Four Emperors, four powerful prisoners that control the prison and keep the rest of the inmates in line...
Riki-Oh is one of my favorite examples of the manly-man genre of manga/anime that was prevalent in the late-80's into the 90's. Fist of the North Star and Jojo get a lot of attention, but Riki-Oh is one of the most violent manga I've ever read and the bizarre variety of kills the hero and his enemies accumulate over the course of the story are worth reading the manga for. Riki-Oh is most remembered for a live... read more
Riki-Oh 2: Child of Destruction