Ultrabaroque Deprogrammer (ウルトラバロック・デプログラマー)
by Asada Torao (浅田寅ヲ) & Itou Seikou (いとうせいこう)
5 volume series
Genre: strange > seinen > psychological sci-fi mystery
Summary: Brainwashing is a thing. Contracted by large corporations, professional washers can hack into the brains of new employees to instill loyalty and drive. The surge of brainwashing gave birth to deprogrammers, elite washers who can undo brainwashing and break down the human mind. But the washers feared the deprogrammers, and sought to control them. Within this world, a man is found unconscious at the side of the road, his mind crashed by washers. Who is this man, who crashed him, and why? Reality and the mindscape blur as the answers slowly come to light.
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Chapter 1-8: released
Chapter 9-17: released
Chapter 18-26: released
Chapter 26 (version 2): released
Chapter 27-35: released
Chapter 36-45: released
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