Kemono no Souja
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Kemono no Souja

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Synonyms: The Beast Player Erin
Japanese: 獣の奏者


Type: Novel
Volumes: 8
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 21, 2007 to Aug 10, 2009
Genres: MysteryMystery, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Authors: Uehashi, Nahoko (Story), Takemoto, Itoe (Art)
Serialization: None


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Ranked: #144962
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Erin is a young girl who lives with her mother in a village which raises war-lizards, called Touda. We see her daily life, which changes as she grows up. Meanwhile, there is growing tension between the two provinces of the country she lives in.


Kemono no Souja was first published in 4 tankoubon from November 21, 2006 to August 11, 2009. It was later republished in 8 volumes under the Aoi Tori Bunko label.

The first 2 tankoubon novels were published in Swedish as Besttjusaren by Ordbilder from December 18, 2009 to June 9, 2011.

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