BARRAGE (戦星のバルジ Sensei no Balge, lit. Bulge of the Warring Planets) also known as Sensei no Baruji is a Japanese mange series serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump by author Kōhei Horikoshi who is also responsible for manga series Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen. The series was originally published in 2011 as a one-shot manga in Jump NEXT!. It is about a dim witted but kind young man from the slums in the planet of Industria who meets the prince who looks and sounds like him, and he has to be prince and defend Industria with his weapon the Orgue. Barrage was featured in English in Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha by Viz Media.
On the once-peaceful planet of Industria, constant battles have been fought over control of the planet. Astro is a dim witted but kind boy who tirelessly works to feed his "family," a group of orphaned children. One day, after being fired from his most recent job, the prince of Industria, Bulge, appears in front of him. And even more shocking, Prince Bulge looks and sounds exactly like Astro! One thing leads to another, and Astro now has to take Bulge's place as the heir to the throne of Industria! Suddenly, he's faced with the task of bringing peace and harmony back to this war-torn planet!
Started in May 21, 2012 and ended on September 10, 2012 at 16 chapters. One volume of the manga has yet to come out in Japan, and the first volume was released digital only in North America the same day as Japan, a print released date for volume one is scheduled for March 5, 2013.
This list contains all chapters currently in volumes/tankōbon.
- Uchū (Space) Shōnen Bulge