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Dokuhime

Dokuhime

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Synonyms: Doku Hime, La Princesse de poison, Poison Princess
Japanese: 毒姫

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 12, 2002 to Oct 13, 2012
Authors: Mihara, Mitsukazu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Nemuki

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Score: 7.771 (scored by 1726 users)
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Ranked: #18092
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Popularity: #1946
Members: 4,369
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Synopsis

It starts with poisonous herbs under the cradle. Then under the sheets. And inside the clothes. Even mixed in the milk that they feed the newborn. This way the child gradually gets used to poisons and becomes the perfect assassination tool—the "Poison Princess" whose every kiss, tear, and even touch bring death. Her only chance of survival is to fulfill her duty as an assassin and find a way to live on in the enemy land she is sent to...if her heart is strong enough.

(Source: Aerandria Scanlations)

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Mar 7, 2014
cherry_baby (All reviews)
A girl who could never be free, a boy who was crazy, a boy who was perfect, and a protector.
The first chapter was confusing but it get's better around the third. It was sad, sweet, romantic, dark and just radiated hope.
Through the whole story you find yourself debating who your routing for. An incredible story of love and pain.
Aug 14, 2015
Hollow-Oak (All reviews)
Dokuhime is such an extremely underrated manga for the pure quality it displays in itself throughout the entire story.

The story of a Princess of Death, 3 sons of a mighty king, with a war approaching because of the absence of said king.

What could possibly go wrong? Well.... A lot of sad things can make this go wrong, and I'm here to tell you about them.


The plot-line I could feel was very certain of itself, and always keeps you reading. At every intense moment in the manga, I found myself staying up til' the late hours of the night flicking to the next page. I received read more
Jun 3, 2014
Black-Angel-7 (All reviews)
King Glandol had three children,
The useless child
The protecting child
The perfect child
Yet it is said that one among them will bring the kingdom to absolute destruction.

Lycoris is a princess from a kingdom with an evil queen who used to make what is pretty much called a poison princess (dokuhime) which are later sent to other kingdoms to destroy them.
Lycoris was sent to the kingdom of Glandol where the story takes place.

This romantic yet tragic story is really exciting to read, the victorian age never failed to make a good story, once you finish a chapter you can't stop reading. I like the characters a read more
Mar 2, 2016
BlancaXLobo (All reviews)
Vow, this manga sucks. It's supposd to be a josei, but i found a lot of horrible, awful cliches i unfortunetly see often in the 90s shojo titles and hated them. But take a look to what only the manga is.
The story is about traained assasins by a obnoxious queen to kill neighboor countries' king just because...the queen is evil. Just that, she raise little girls to be assasins, put in danger their lives and the kingdoms because she's just a hateful bitch. Don't search realistic motivations to characters, they just doesn't exist in this manga.
The main character, Lycoris, is a extreme doormant, passive heroine. read more

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