>A controversial masterpiece
>described as the bible to a new millennium and an absolute disaster in the wrong hands
>shockingly vivid violence and the extraordinarily-portrayed characters
>Beat Takeshi's gangster movies
>technical discussions about things like the military chain of command, political maneuvering and manipulating public perceptions
>ludicrous amount of Godard-esque (or would that be Anno-esque?) subtitles
> 12th volume is absolutely epic.