X-Men East vs West

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Marvel Comics classic X-Men was recently adapted into a shoujo manga of all things, not inappropriately titled “X-Men: Misfits” – a comparison is visible above.

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Although the artist responsible are apparently small-time shoujo mangaka, the title itself is written and published in English for the American market, probably explaining the extremely awkward mismatch of genres – an equivalent Japanese version might be expected to fall firmly into the shonen demographic.

Perhaps fortunately for fans of both shoujo and Marvel, the title appears to have sunk without trace…


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