Ranked #4184

Samurai Drive (Manga)

Samurai Drive

Alternative Titles

English: Samurai Drive
Japanese: サムライドライブ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 35
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 23, 2010 to Apr 24, 2013
Genres: Action, School, Shoujo
Authors: Kosumi, Fujiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Asuka (Monthly)


Score: 7.421 (scored by 507 users)
Ranked: #41842
Popularity: #3113
Members: 1,817
Favorites: 23
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In modern-day Japan, only the direct descendants of samurais are allowed to carry swords. In the city, rumors have been spreading of Shiroyasha, a mysterious swordsman who has been attacking other swordsmen, attracting many skilled swordsmen to the city. On his way home, Ibuki witnesses a fight that involved one of his classmate, Kokonoe, who is the strongest swordsman at his school. Intrigued by his swordsmanship and skill, Ibuki intends to find out more about this mysterious student...

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Samurai Drive was digitally published in English by Kadokawa Bookwalker from November 26, 2014 to February 12, 2015.


Kokonoe, Haruma
Kokonoe, Haruma
Saitou, Jin
Saitou, Jin
Takahara, Ibuki
Takahara, Ibuki
Souma, Chikara
Souma, Chikara
Souma, Kazue
Souma, Kazue
Odani, Nobuchika
Odani, Itsuki

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Dec 7, 2014
I was actually searching for a new Manga, when I was in the Bookstore. Then my eye was coughed by the cover and the title. After I looked at the art and some sentences of the Manga, I decided to buy it. I actually didn't regret it, that I bought it.
The Story actually didn't start that good. It was a boy, who wanted to find a murderer but actually he found a new friend, who was trying to help him in anything. First he refused it but in the end of the second volume he was accepting him as a friend. It is actually like read more
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Manga: Oresama Teacher
Both humorous action-filled shoujo. Oresama Teacher revolves around delinquents and fist fights, while Samurai Drive is about the descendants of samurai who carry katanas and get into sword fights. The shoujo aspect comes from both manga focusing on the need for friendship rather than romance.  
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