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Shoukoku no Altair

Shoukoku no Altair

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Synonyms: The Stratocracy of Altair, Shokoku no Altair, Türkiyeli Alnaşr Altair, Altair ve Savaşlar Kitabı, Anastasia no Shinei Taichou, Anastasia's Captain of the Guard, Rising Eagle of the General Nation
Japanese: 将国のアルタイル


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jul 26, 2007 to ?
Authors: Katou, Kotono (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sirius


Score: 8.111 (scored by 651 users)
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Ranked: #6662
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Popularity: #1988
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Mahmut is a young Pasha serving on the general's council of Turkey. The clouds of war are gathering over his country. With Turkey's council split between the warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable?

Included one-shot:
Volume 4: Anastasia no Shinei Taichou (Anastasia's Captain of the Guard)


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Sep 19, 2011
The historical genre of manga has focused (almost exclusively) on China (particularly the three kingdoms period), Japan (around the Sengoku period) and Europe up to the late renaissance (though the Japanese authors tend to insert hot springs, panties and random modern or uniquely japanese appliances into some of the more light-hearted evolutions of this genre). Shokoku no Altair departs from this traditional theatre and brings us instead to the Ottoman Empire, once the greatest power in the Mediterranean and an empire that lasted well into the 20th century. Shokoku no Altair is, at the root of it, a shounen manga, but brings a read more
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Sep 9, 2011
This story is based on actual historical facts and even some characters are based in historical figures. The art is breathtaking and the character development is very consistent and through out the story most characters have quite a large impact on the main charcter or the other way around.
What I find a little bit hard to deal with in these series is the large amount of characters that come along the story. Althought most characters will catch your atention, I still find it a bit hard to remenber every single one of them.
Since it's an historical manga, people tend to think that it read more
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