Follows the adventures of a scientist Haiji and his assistant Chitose. One day the doctor is called to resolve a mystery about a glowing corpse. From the will of an unknown power the corpse then transforms into a monster and Haiji has to defeat it, to learn all about a mysterious black apple which can regenerate itself and which when eaten will enable someone to control gravity.
Hungry Joker is one of the many manga that showed enough potential, got a place in Weekly Shounen Jump, and then failed so hard that it got axed. So don't waste your time on it if you only want to read stories that have/ will have a decent ending. If you're wondering why I decided to read it then: at the time, I had gotten interested in ... read more
Overall underwelming. The main way I would describe this manga is as "like D.Gray-man, but not as good." In fact, it seems to be SO similar to D.Gray-man that it is frightening. From the main world, to plot, to characters, powers, good guys, bad guys, Everything. They all resemble D.Gray-man so much it is a surprise that there was not copyright claim on it. To actually get into an analysis, the... read more
Hungry Joker (Pilot)
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