Akai Tsurugi
Scarlet Blade
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Akai Tsurugi

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Japanese: 緋色〈あか〉い剣
English: Scarlet Blade
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 30, 1985 to Jan 20, 1993
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: Group
Authors: Azumi, Ryou (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #360552
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Popularity: #44555
Members: 66
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Volume 1


Ro was abandoned in the wild by his father as soon as he was born. Luckily the Aesir god Loki took him in and raised him. After 13 years, Ro returns to his real home and the secrets around his birth are unraveled. This is the grand tale of the young viking Ro, set on the stage of Scandinavian mythology!

(Source: Media Do International/Beaglee)


Akai Tsurugi has been published digitally in English as Scarlet Blade by Media Do International/Beaglee since November 7, 2017.


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Jan 25, 2022
Akai Tsurugi (Scarlet Blade) is a complex and lengthy manga that would be right at home in the canon of Icelandic epics yet it demands some investment to make the journey worthwhile.

Vikings, Aesir, giants and priests feature prominently in the tale of Ro, a chosen hero raised by Loki and Freya. There is a lot that happens over the 10 volume run, though it is mainly told through interpersonal conflicts and actual conflicts (with swords!). As a genre, this is much more drama than action.

You’ll see all your favorite Gods and a couple historical figures rendered in this story with Azumi’s pleasing style. The art ...

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