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Terra ForMars (Manga)

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Terra ForMars – will Mars be humanities salvation or destruction? Story by Yu Sagusa, Art by Kenichi Tachibana

What an unnerving and disturbingly brilliant manga which will leave you in shock and silence. I came in filled with hope and positivity, I now find myself shivering with despair and terror tightly grasping what little hope I have for happy developments in the story.

The story of Terra ForMars takes place within the 26-27th century where human overpopulation on Earth has reached dangerous levels and in order to carry on living they look to Mars to be the second Earth. Back in the 21st century, scientists were tasked with warming up the planet so that humans could survive on its surface. They came up with an efficient and cost effective plan of sending cockroaches and mold to the surface so that the mold would absorb the sunlight and the insect corpses would serve as a food source for the mold. Five hundred years later and Earth sends manned spaceships to Mars in order to prepare it for inhabiting by humans but what the crew find is something more shocking and frightening then they could have ever imagined…

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