Ranked #564

Tsuki no Shippo (Manga)

Tsuki no Shippo

Alternative Titles

English: Tail of the Moon
Japanese: 月のしっぽ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 105
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 25, 2003 to Aug 24, 2007
Authors: Ueda, Rinko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Margaret


Score: 8.151 (scored by 3596 users)
Ranked: #5642
Popularity: #696
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Usagi is the granddaughter of the leader of a prestigious ninja village, but she's such a klutz that she's never made it out of the kiddie class. Frustrated with Usagi's lack of progress, her grandfather sends her to marry Lord Hanzo and have lots of ninja babies. But the lord has no interest in her or her childbearing potential!

(Source: VIZ Media)


Tsuki no Shippo was published in English as Tail of the Moon by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from October 3, 2006 to February 3, 2009.

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Oct 10, 2014
This manga is a proper shoujo extravaganza. There are hot guys around every corner. They rescue the heroine from life threatening situations and try to bed her despite not wanting to. Shurikens are used to stop people from kissing. There are piggy back rides galore, intense kissing and what not. However its not ecchi or hentai. Its a gripping manga. The female lead is a klutz ninja and is mistaken for a guy many times. She wins everyone over with her heart. The story is extremely interesting and heartwarming. The art is quite good and appealing. Its a good read and will be a hit read more
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Jun 4, 2010
I love this manga series! I feel so sad that I finished it already. :'(
This manga series should be a hit for every person who loves romance/humor/action manga! It surprised me when I first started to read it. I felt so mesmerized as I read, I couldn't get the words "Tail of The Moon", out of my head ( LOL did I just rhyme there?)! Usagi and Hanzo (the one who doesn't have blond hair), are over all my most two favorite characters out of this series. Them two... show how love can be formed and not broken. It really was cool at first that read more
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Aug 4, 2008
it probably looks like i'm over-rating it, but it really is that great!
a shoujo manga that has samurais, a cold-hearted lord and a girl that can't become a ninja and so she's sended to give birth to the lord's child.

it's a cute manga that occurs in times of war.
tough it might seem gloomy from what i'm saying (sorry, times of war and all), it's a really funny manga and i highly reccomend it!

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Nov 28, 2013
Story - 5 (mediocre)
Art - 9 (great, I love the coupling I've made. Yeah, IKR, I'm a Fujoshi so what?
Character - 2 (dreadful)
Enjoyment - 1 (pathetic)

overall- 4 (decent)

1st 50 chapters was awesome, I might have rated it with a 10. But the remaining were a total s***. I was controlling myself not to curse anymore due its patheticness. I finished it hoping for a great comeback. Aw geez, now that I think about, it was really a waste. grr >.< Super stupid heroine, chaotic conclusion, and again, stupid heroine. At Least it was consistent on its heroine being stupid and has tons of bishies read more
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