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Shut Hell

Shut Hell

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Akuryou
Japanese: シュトヘル


Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 90
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 22, 2008 to Mar 27, 2017
Authors: Itou, Yuu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gekkan! Spirits


Score: 7.811 (scored by 1228 users)
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Ranked: #16392
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Popularity: #2108
Members: 4,475
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Beginning of the 13th century.

In the days of old existed a woman warrior named [Shut Hell], the Evil One, feared even by the Mongols, said to be the strongest army in history.

At first, she was just a normal Tangut's soldier frightened by the mongol threat, but after coming close to death so many times, she found in herself a superhuman strength.

On the other side, a young mongol prince, Yurul, is fascinated by the Tangut's, his enemies' writings, and is worried for the future....


Yuu Itou won the New Artist Prize for Shut Hell at the 16th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2012


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Jul 15, 2017
me22 (All reviews)
simply amazing. I also stumbled upon this and cant believe it took me so long to find this masterpiece. never have i fallen so quickly in love with a story as I did with this one, and may be one of my favorite manag's which is crazy considering that i read manga daily. I strongly recommend, for people who like historical and if not because quiet frankly that was my least favorite genre before this

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Dec 6, 2013
whazzits (All reviews)
Shut Hell is a hidden gem in manga. I found it by accident, read all that was available in a night, and mourned for years as nobody picked it up.


The manga is a very unique blend of history, action, and a strange supernatural subplot. The first chapter focuses on a modern japanese student, Sudou. He meets a strange girl, who seems to know him. He had made a very strange instrument which even he did not have any knowledge of planning, and she is able to string it, and begins to sing. Her music transports him jarringly to the body of a woman hanging read more


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