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Antokiba, Town of Prizes
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Chapter Information
Chapter 129
Page length 16 pages
Release date April 4th, 2002 (tankōbon format)
Volume 14 The Secret of Greed Island
Corresponding episode Episode 74 (1999)
Episode 61 (2011)
Arc Greed Island arc
Chapter Guide
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Antokiba, Town of Prizes (都市 アントキバ, Kenshō Toshi Antokiba) is the 129th chapter of the Hunter × Hunter manga, written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi.

SynopsisEdit

A newsflash reporting about the last day of auction in Yorknew City turns uneventfully due to the previous actions of the Phantom Troupe the numbers of the visitors fell down compared to last year's event. Gon and Killua finally arrive in a city while walking Gon shows concern on Killua who was cast by a spell from another player though Killua tells that he doesn't feel anything strange since he knows that its a magic from a game as the two keeps searching for an information. As the two wanders around the city they see an event happening around the town, a monthly schedule of the city of Antokiba Tournament.

The two learn that an event of a Jankenpon tournament will be held and at the same time both of them learns that the date in the game is the same as the real world, then the two decides to join the tournament to win a prize called the "Sword of Truth". While waiting for the tournament the decide to gather information and ends up eating in a restaurant. While eating the two keep chatting each other until they have finish their meal much to a surprise they manage to win a prize by finishing their meal in less than 30 minutes and finally Gon and Killua obtain their first card in the game. The chef notices that both the two are clueless he explains the content of the card telling them that the number on the left is the items number while in the right is the acquisition of the items difficulty level and there are 10 levels of difficulties acquired.

Killua interrupts the chef and tells him that it is a useless card and the two plan to leave, but were stopped since the sodas they drank were not free, when Killua pays for the soda with Jenny the Chef rejects the money and ask them to give him Jenny, in the form of a card. Unable to pay the two wash dishes and continue to chats and the two agree about collecting not only money and some stuff useful and put them on their binder in the form of free slot.

After they finish the two go outside and go on their way, to a place where people are gathering. A man is seen on the ground, surrounded by his own blood and part of his body blown off. Gon and Killua recall the guy as one of the people who was hired by Battera. Gon then realizes its more than a game, a real threatening danger lies within the game. Moments later the corpse disappear meaning that he returns to the real world and it is game over for him. Gon's worries about Killua's spell, but a guy named Nickes overhears them and tells them not to worry since the thing that killed the guy lying in the ground before isn't from a game spell instead a Nen of another player is the reason why that guy was killed.

Killua asks on why players kill each other Nickes tells him its because of the card number limit system to where the amount of copies that a card exists at the same time and the more the card is valuable the smaller number of copies exists which also means the the more player there are the lower chance for each player to find a card. Nickes tries to let Gon and Killua join his group as he tells them that his group's strength lies in numbers but aren't killing other players.

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