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Recca no Honoo (Manga)

Recca no Honoo

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English: Flame of Recca
Japanese: 烈火の炎


Type: Manga
Volumes: 33
Chapters: 329
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 18, 1995 to Apr 18, 2002
Authors: Anzai, Nobuyuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.861 (scored by 4244 users)
Ranked: #14632
Popularity: #444
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Becoming a ninja is just a childhood dream for sixteen-year-old Recca, until a fateful encounter reveals he has inherited ninja powers, including the ability to wield fire! As Recca learns to master the ancient ways of his ancestors, he is drawn to protect a mysterious girl named Yanagi...

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Adaptation: Rekka no Honoo


Hanabishi, Rekka
Ishijima, Domon
Kirisawa, Fuuko
Koganei, Kaoru
Mikagami, Tokiya

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May 15, 2008
The 1990's saw the rise of many of the kind of anime that people classify as your "tournament" shounen anime. Where you have your ragtag group of fighters - usually kids still in their mid-teens - that acquire supernatural powers and must enter a tournament to essentially save a precious friend, destory a certain evil, or just simply to save humanity. This style of anime, if you would choose to call it that, was prominently owned by the Dragon Ball series, and to a lesser extent, Yu Yu Hakusho. There were several "under the radar" animes that followed this style of presentation, read more
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Jan 11, 2015
Flame of Recca is what I'd call a comfort food of shonen combat manga, with the closest comparison I can think of to be Yoshihiro Togashi's Yuuyu Hakusho. There's nothing particularly original in it, but it's still well-executed enough to potentially be really enjoyable.

Every shonen combat manga needs a cool conceit, and for Recca it's ninja. The titular main character Recca Hanabishi is a ninja superfan to the extent that he's trying to live the ninja lifestyle in modern era, which in his mind necessitates looking for a master to serve. Said master ends up being Yanagi Sakoshita, a timid girl he bonded read more
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Geek-fulfillment fantasy with cool powers and decent art, main characters who are so shounen it's not even funny.
Both of these series deal with the supernatural and the adventures of a young boy becoming stronger and having strong supernatural and human allies with them in their journeys.

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