Shin Shunkaden
The Legend of Chun Hyang
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Shin Shunkaden

Alternative Titles

English: The Legend of Chun Hyang
Synonyms: Shin Shunkaden: A Lunchtime Story, The New Legend of Shunka, Chunyan
Japanese: 新・春香伝


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 3
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 20, 1992 to Feb 20, 1994
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural, JoseiJosei
Authors: CLAMP (Story & Art)
Serialization: Serie Mystery


Score: 7.101 (scored by 16041,604 users)
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Ranked: #65122
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Popularity: #3846
Members: 3,018
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Chun Hyang is a young girl who lives in a village ruled by a tyrannical Yang Ban. When her mother Wall Mae tragically dies, Chun Hyang sets of on an adventure with Mong Ryong, a young traveler who holds the empire's most powerful office as the Am-Hang-Osa. Based on a Korean legend.

(Source: ANN)


Shin Shunkaden was published in English as The Legend of Chun Hyang by Tokyopop on August 10, 2004.


Hyang, Chun
Ryong, Mong
An, Chon
Yang Ban of the Sue-Ro
Ryoung, Chun
Ryoung, Eun
Yang Ban's son
Mae, Wol
Yang Ban of the Ryon Fi

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Sep 28, 2007
Anomalous (All reviews)
Unlike most of CLAMP’s works, The Legend of Chun Hyang is a fairly simplistic one-volume manga. While it doesn’t have the depth of their longer series, it’s still worth checking out.

While the manga is based on a Korean folktale, it is, as you would expect from a manga, far from a straight adaptation. The original legend, as the beginning of the manga briefly explains, is about a poor young girl who refuses to marry anybody but the nobleman she loves. In the manga, Chun Hyang is portrayed as one of the few people in a small village who is able to stand up to an read more

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