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Hakkenden (Manga)

Hakkenden

Alternative Titles

English: Hakkenden
Synonyms: Hakkenden - Touhou Hakken Ibun
Japanese: 八犬伝-東方八犬異聞

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jun 20, 2005 to ?
Authors: Abe, Miyuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Asuka Ciel

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 369 users)
Ranked: #7492
Popularity: #2374
Members: 1,727
Favorites: 25
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Synopsis

Five years ago, almost every villager of Ootsuka died due to a tragic plague. But mysteriously enough, three survivors: a girl and two boys, emerged. Now living in a church, the three live in isolation, hidden from those who may seek to find them. Shino, one of the survivors, has control over the power of Murasame, the blade of life. But when the imperial church seeks to take the Murasame for themselves, their peaceful life becomes a thing of the past...

(Source: Bliss)

Related Manga

Adaptation: Hakkenden: Touhou Hakken Ibun, Hakkenden: Touhou Hakken Ibun 2nd Season

Characters

 Ao
Ao
Main
 Hamaji
Hamaji
Main
 Sousuke
Inukawa, Sousuke
Main
 Shino
Inuzuka, Shino
Main
 Murasame
Murasame
Supporting
 Kaede
Kaede
Supporting
 Nachi
Hinozuka, Nachi
Supporting



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Shoujo fantasy manga with a relatively modern world, except there are supernatural creatures that the main characters work to control and protect unaware bystanders. Shino and Kio are abnormally powerful, yet not conceited. People naturally gather around them. Both works feature beautiful art and a well planned and structured story.
Both works involve well-developed, imaginative fantasy worlds that contain interesting people, magic, and creatures. The main characters, Shino and Rakan, attract unique, likeable allies. They are considerably powerful themselves--one wields a living sword and the other wields plants (quite effectively!). Overall, both works are beautifully drawn and read like a fantasy novel.

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TV Anime of Manga 'Hakkenden' Due in 2013 [Update Sep 29] ( 1 2 3 )
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