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APOSIMZ Series

Tsutomu Nihei
APOSIMZ 9 by Tsutomu Nihei
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APOSIMZ 9

Book 9
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APOSIMZ Series : Titles in Order

Book 9
“There’s a distinct visual element to APOSIMZ that sets it apart from many other manga, a lightly-inked, barely-shaded style that lends it a dreamlike quality. ” – Anime News Network

The population of Frame Disease sufferers continues to explode, and the Empire finds itself on the brink of collapse. As the conflict between Etherow’s party and the Execution Squad takes a very dark turn, the stage for the final, intense battle is set. In this final volume, the secrets of the planet Aposimz and the truth behind the folklore about the Core world are revealed…
Book 8
“There’s a distinct visual element to APOSIMZ that sets it apart from many other manga, a lightly-inked, barely-shaded style that lends it a dreamlike quality. ” – Anime News Network

As Etherow, Titania, Keisha, and Wasabu, in disguise as civilians, continue to make their way towards the center of the Rebedoan Empire, they come across Rutohmero, a city on the outskirts that has been decimated by Frame disease. As the illness blights the Empire via airborne contaminant, the execution squad resurfaces, and Wasabu’s fate hangs in the balance…
Book 7
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his latest sci-fi epic.

As the Rebedoan Empire continues to increase its ranks of Regular Frames, Etherow and his companions disguise themselves and sneak into Rebedoa proper. Emperor Nichiko Suou has the ability to see the future, making him a formidable opponent. But Etherow realizes that every time an AMB is fired, the future itself is altered. Does this mean he has a chance to take down the Emperor…?
Book 6
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Sci-Fi epic.

Keisha and Titania continue to hunt down Regular Frames in order to speed along Etherow’s recovery. As Kajiwan creates Regenerateds from those afflicted with Frame Disease, the Empire deploys new weapons in its fight against both Titania’s party and the True Core Church. When the Emperor himself makes a surprise appearance, Titania takes a chance that alters the future…
Book 5
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Sci-Fi epic.

Kajiwan’s overreaching ambition ended in failure, and the weather-regulating satellite Ume crashed out of orbit. Etherow, who had held on to a sliver of hope that he could defeat Emperor Nichiko Suou, was badly injured and left barely clinging to life when Ume crashed to the surface.

In the aftermath of Ume’s crash, the Northern Composite Slab Region grows ever colder, and a new energy begins to rise…
Book 3
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Science Fiction epic.

The artificial celestial body Aposimz measures 120,000 km in diameter.
Most of its volume is its core space, which is covered by a superstructural shell.

Fifty centuries ago, the people who lost the war against the core lost their right to reside legitimately on Aposimz, and were stranded on the frigid surface.

They face rampant Frame Disease and aggressive automatons which appear frequently on the Ruins Level.

Yet even so, somehow the people survive.
Book 2
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Science Fiction epic.

The artificial celestial body Aposimz measures 120,000 km in diameter.
Most of its volume is its core space, which is covered by a superstructural shell.

Fifty centuries ago, the people who lost the war against the core lost their right to reside legitimately on Aposimz, and were stranded on the frigid surface.

They face rampant Frame Disease and aggressive automatons which appear frequently on the Ruins Level.

Yet even so, somehow the people survive.
Book 1
From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Science Fiction epic.


This story takes place on the frigid, massive artificial planet known as Aposimz.

Eo, Biko and Etherow, residents of the White Diamond Beam, are in the middle of combat training when suddenly a girl appears, Rebedoan Empire soldiers in hot pursuit. The girl asks for their help in keeping safe a “code” and seven mysterious “bullets.” This chance encounter marks a major shift in the fate of the entire planet…

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