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Break Blade (Manga)

Break Blade

Alternative Titles

English: Broken Blade
Japanese: ブレイクブレイド

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Apr 10, 2007 to ?
Authors: Yoshinaga, Yunosuke (Story & Art)
Serialization: FlexComix Blood

Statistics

Score: 7.921 (scored by 3791 users)
Ranked: #11902
Popularity: #309
Members: 9,419
Favorites: 259
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Rygart Arrow is one in a million - he is an 'unsorcerer', one of the few people completely lacking the ability to use the quartz stones used as an energy source for everything in this world.

This status has made him an outcast and an object of scorn, leaving him unable to work machinery, fire a gun, or even light a lamp without aid. His father had desperate hopes that sending him to a military academy might awaken some power in him after all, but no such miracle occured.
Rygart has since since become a farmer on the isolated outskirts of the Country of Krisna - but the friends he made while he was there, and the loyalty he has towards them, is about to change everything.

Two of them now sit on the country's throne, and when they summon him to the capital he discovers just how sheltered his life has been - Krisna is in danger, war is about to break out, and the conditions for surrender put forward by their enemies are impossible to meet. An elite unit of enemy troops is already launching attacks on the capital - an elite unit led by their old friend Zess.

What is Rygart supposed to do when his inability to use quartz leaves him utterly useless in the face of the battle that looms ahead?
When he stumbles into a powerful and ancient mecha that the quartz-wielding people of Krisna have been unable to use, he may just have found a way to stand amongst them... but when his friends are on opposite sides, where does that truly leave him?

(Source: Ephidel/MAL).

Related Manga

Adaptation: Break Blade 1: Kakusei no Toki, Break Blade 2: Ketsubetsu no Michi, Break Blade 4: Sanka no Chi, Break Blade 5: Shisen no Hate, Break Blade 6: Doukoku no Toride, Break Blade 3: Kyoujin no Ato, Break Blade (TV)

Characters

 Hodr
Hodr
Main
 Zess
Zess
Main
 Rygart
Arrow, Rygart
Main
 Sigyn
Erster, Sigyn
Main
 True
True
Supporting
 Leda
Leda
Supporting
 Girge
Girge
Supporting



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Mar 1, 2011
nickgypsy
Stroy- Break blade is about a continent being rapidly ingulfed in war. the story follows Lygatto a young man born into a world of "Magic" Users it is called magic but it is just the ability to manipulate quartz to make power machinery ect. However he is a one in a million person who cannot use this ability meaning he cant drive a car, turn on a light, or pilot a mecha. Untill an anceint mecha is unearthed and through some personal connections and circumstances he ends up piloting the mecha no one else could get it to work because it didnt rely on quartz read more
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Aug 20, 2010
Aisolodios
Break Blade is about a continent that is in turmoil, and war breaking out between its kingdom. Everyone uses "magic" -the ability to control a mineral called quartz- for everything, and only our hero and his little brother are unlucky enough to not be able to use it. This is an important plot point, as oil and other fossile fuels are rarer than gold. Compensated in that our hero is the only one able to use a recently found ancient Golem, this series' mecha.
The art and plot is good, but lacks character development, action and it fails to bring me to awe.

The plot is not read more
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User Recommendations

A number of similarities between the 2 even early on. BB includes a group of old friends, where one is different from everyone else in the world, because he cant use magic, one splinters off and is at war with the other's nation because of his brother. Similar to the Naruto-Sasuke dynamic. However it is different enough to not feel like you're reading the same manga.
Both are military based fantasy stories deeper than the average shonen fantasy.

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