Ranked #3367

Nobunaga Concerto (Manga)

Nobunaga Concerto

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Nobunaga Concierto, Nobunaga Kyousoukyoku
Japanese: 信長協奏曲〈コンツェルト〉

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 12, 2009 to ?
Authors: Ishii, Ayumi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gessan

Statistics

Score: 7.521 (scored by 107 users)
Ranked: #33672
Popularity: #7832
Members: 617
Favorites: 6
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Synopsis

History classes have never interested Saburo. He never saw the point of learning something that happened in the past, let alone a few hundred years ago. But when he falls off a wall, he travels through a wormhole and ends up in 16th century ancient Japan. He meets a very young Oda Nobunaga, one of the most influential figures in Japanese history, who turns out to be identical in appearance as Saburo.

The real Nobunaga, sick of the castle life and wanting to travel, orders Saburo to take his place. Without knowing how to get back to his time, Saburo tries to make sure history isn't rewritten for the infamous Oda Nobunaga.

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Background

Nobunaga Concerto won the 57th Shogakukan Manga Award for best shounen manga in 2011.

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Characters

Saburou
Saburou
Main
Oda, Nobunaga
Oda, Nobunaga
Main
Kinoshita, Toukichirou
Kinoshita, Toukichirou
Main
Kichou
Kichou
Main
Oichi
Oichi
Main
Ashikaga, Yoshiaki
Ashikaga, Yoshiaki
Supporting
Yanada, Masatsuna
Yanada, Masatsuna
Supporting

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