Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit, Vol. 9

Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit, Vol. 9

A high-tension dystopian drama with cross-over appeal for fans of graphic novel and avid readers alike.

Congratulations! You have been randomly selected by the government...to DIE in 24 hours! Dear Citizen: Thank you for your loyalty. You've no doubt noticed that the world is a troubled place. People are apathetic, lazy, unmotivated. You've probably asked yourself WHY ISN'T ANYTHING BEING DONE TO STOP THIS SYSTEMATIC DECLINE? Rest assured that measures are being taken. Beginning today, we will randomly select a different citizen who will be killed within 24 hours of notification. We believe this will help remind all people how precious life is and how important it is to be a productive, active member of society. Thank you for your continued attention and your cooperation and participation...


Episode 17: National Welfare Immunization

Episode 18: Two Fallen in War

Do we have the right to control life and death?

Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for mature audiences.
  • VIZ Media LLC | 
  • 232 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781421553078 | 
  • August 2013
List Price $12.99
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About the Author

Motoro Mase

Motoro Mase was born in Aichi in Japan in 1969 and is also the artist of Kyoichi and, with Keigo Higashino, HE DS, which, like Ikigami, was serialized in Young Sunday. In 1998, Mase's AREA was nominated for Shogakukan's 43rd grand prize for a comic by a new artist.