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Shin Shunkaden

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

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 3
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 20, 1992 to Feb 20, 1994
Authors: CLAMP (Story & Art)
Serialization: Serie Mystery

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Ranked: #68542
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Popularity: #3083
Members: 2,610
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Synopsis

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)

Background

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

Characters

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


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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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