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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 4092 users)
Ranked: #14672
Popularity: #426
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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


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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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Jun 28, 2008
-- [ Flame of Recca Manga - 33 volumes / 329 chapters ] --

One line: "Good art. Good story. Ok characters. What more to ask?"

Flame of Recca (FoR) is one manga where you will see the evolution of a mangaka's style clearly. It has a good plot, interesting characters, and a good bit of ecchiness. It definitely makes a good read.

- [ Art - 9/10 ] -

In the first volumes, the art was no good. The eyes were exaggerated, as well as the various body parts. It was plain old-style manga drawings. However, as the volumes move on, you see the style of the mangaka read more
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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.
Geek-fulfillment fantasy with cool powers and decent art, main characters who are so shounen it's not even funny.

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