Hoshi no Samidare
Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer
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Hoshi no Samidare

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Synonyms: Wakusei no Samidare, Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer, Lucifer BH
Japanese: 惑星のさみだれ
English: Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 65
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 30, 2005 to Aug 30, 2010
Genres: Action Action, Supernatural Supernatural, Suspense Suspense
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young King OURs GH
Authors: Mizukami, Satoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 8.331 (scored by 2216022,160 users)
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Ranked: #2752
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Popularity: #274
Members: 58,114
Favorites: 3,231


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One day, college student Yuuhi Amamiya is approached by talking lizard Sir Noi Crezant. Crezant immediately launches into a fantastical story: the powerful mage Animus intends to destroy the Earth with his Biscuit Hammer, a huge contraption looming high in Earth's orbit. Earth's only hope lies with the princess and her Beast Knights, whose task is to protect the princess and defeat Animus.

Yuuhi is chosen as the Lizard Beast Knight, and despite his misgivings, is quickly forced to defend himself from a golem created by the mage. He is saved by his neighbor, the princess Samidare Asahina, and swears loyalty to her. However, the princess does not intend to save the Earth at all. She lets Yuuhi in on her real motivations: to prevent Animus from destroying the Earth, only to then annihilate the planet by her own hand. The pair continue to fight off attacks by Animus' golems while the remaining Beast Knights are slowly being gathered and learning to use their powers. As he grows closer to Asahina, Yuuhi will have to decide for himself whether to go along with her plans or to save the Earth. In the process, he must also confront his true self and determine where his loyalties truly lie.

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Hoshi no Samidare was published in English as Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer by Seven Seas Entertainment in 2-in-1 omnibuses from November 4, 2014 to November 24, 2015; and in Brazilian Portuguese as Lúcifer e o Martelo by JBC from June 2014 to March 2015.

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