All You Need is Kill

All You Need is Kill
All You Need is Kill

English Title: All You Need is Kill
Japanese Title: ã‚ªãƒ¼ãƒ«ãƒ»ãƒ¦ãƒ¼ãƒ»ãƒ‹ãƒ¼ãƒ‰ãƒ»ã‚¤ã‚ºãƒ»ã‚­ãƒ« -- “All You Need is Kill”
Author: Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Illustrator: Yoshitoshi ABe
Translator: Joseph Reeder, Alexander Smith
Genre:  Sci-fi, Military
Original Run: 2004
English Run: 2009
Japanese Publisher: Super Dash Bunko, JUMP jBOOKS (Shueisha)
English Publisher: Viz Media (Haikasoru)
Volumes in Japanese: 1 (Completed)

Volumes in English: 1 (Completed)
Average Price Per VolumePaperback $9 — Kindle $7 — Nook $7

Synopsis: When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally–the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji’s escape or his final death?

Volume 1
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Released July 21, 2009 — ISBN-13: 978-1421527611

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Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — 2 volumes — January 2014 – May 2014
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Note: A live-action film adaptation by Warner Brothers studio premiered May 30, 2014. It was titled Edge of Tomorrow in most territories.

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Note: For the English release, Yoshitoshi ABe’s inside illustrations were not included. Only his cover illustration was retained. The header illustration is by Takeshi Obata, who drew the manga adaptation.

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