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Shakugan no Shana (Manga)

Shakugan no Shana

Alternative Titles

English: Shakugan no Shana
Synonyms: Shana of the Burning Eyes
Japanese: 灼眼のシャナ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 71
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 21, 2005 to Aug 27, 2011
Authors: Sasakura, Ayato (Art), Takahashi, Yashichiro (Story)
Serialization: Dengeki Daioh

Statistics

Score: 7.861 (scored by 2346 users)
Ranked: #14582
Popularity: #596
Members: 5,780
Favorites: 256
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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action comedy fantasy romance

Synopsis

Yuji Sakai, a high school student, is told by strange girl that he died some time ago, and that he is a "Torch", a temporary replacement for erased humans. Torches take on the forms of those erased persons, but after a period of time, they will vanish from existence and the memories of the living. Unfazed by his apparent death, Yuji befriends this girl and names her "Shana" after her sword. Shana resolves to protect Yuji from the Denizens, who would use his special replenishing Torch to disrupt the balance of the world, and Yuji decides to join Shana in her fight.

(Source: ANN)

Related Manga

Alternative version: Shakugan no Shana

Characters

 Shana
Shana
Main
 Yuuji
Sakai, Yuuji
Main
 Marchosias
Marchosias
Supporting
 Hecate
Hecate
Supporting
 Alastor
Alastor
Supporting
 Pheles
Pheles
Supporting
 Valac
Valac
Supporting



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Apr 16, 2009
yuchan
Shakugan no Shana is a fantasy anime title with a touch of drama. It manages to retain its fantasy element while keeping a high level of teenage high school romance-related drama in terms of unrequited love between a few of the characters. Shakugan no Shana never leans towards one side completely. The fights between Shana and the Guze no Tomogara are consistent and never drawn out or cut short. There is rarely a lengthy time span separating the fights to make a viewer question if one is coming up. This allows room for episodes that develop the characters beyond the war at hand.

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Jul 15, 2008
TohkaShido
i found the manga of shakugan no shana very interesting the story the characters the way shana fight and i really like the drawing of shana in the manga version,this is one of the manga you will enjoy reading,
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User Recommendations

The plot outline for both manga is very much the same. The main character meets a girl/boy and their life is change forever, as the protagonist is thrown into a world of supernatural. Both have romance, loli, and action.
reportRecommended by Lanet - Add to favorites
The title characters as well as their male counterparts and the relationship between them are almost identical between the two managas. Both have an even focus on action and character/relationship/backstory/plot development. And it's all in high school, of course. The only real difference is Shakugan no Shana has fantastical elements, while Hidan no Aria is more grounded in reality.
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