Blank Slate (Akusaga in Japan) is about Zen, a ruthless criminal who isnít bound by laws or the police. Russo is a bounty hunter. His sole mission is to purposely get close to Zen in order to bring down this Most Wanted felon. But just as Russo begins to get closer to Zen, he slowly realizes Zenís evil influence over him. What will become of Russo as he begins to venture into Zenís nefarious world?
Blank Slate contains examples of:
- Amnesiac Hero: Zen, in shades.
- *Click* Hello: Several times, most notably in Chapter 8.
- Disabled Love Interest: YMMV. Rian is blind, but it's debated where or not she's Zen's love interest.
- Elites Are More Glamorous: Most of the characters who were in the secret brigade were deemed either very handsome of beautiful.
- Evil Is Sexy: Every character, whether good, bad or Anti-Hero is noted to be above average in looks.
- Great Offscreen War: The war between Galay and Amata.
- Revenge: Hakka's motivation for helping Zen.
- Super Soldier: The end goal of the galay army with Zen's unit.
- Trauma-Induced Amnesia: It is later revealed that Zen has amnesia because he was in a special unit of the Galayan military, and was betrayed by a fellow soldier in his unit. After being Left for Dead, Zen recovers, but his memories do not.
- Villain Protagonist: Zen.