Edit Manga Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Shoukoku no Altair

Shoukoku no Altair

Alternative Titles

English: Altair: A Record of Battles
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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 8.161 (scored by 1235 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #6052
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1295
Members: 6,539
Favorites: 155
8.16
Ranked #605Popularity #1295Members 6,539
Add to List
Volumes: /?
Chapters: /?
* Your list is public by default.

Synopsis

For generations the Turkiye Devleti and the Balt-Rhein Empire have stood in stern opposition to each other. Then one night, when an imperial minister is found assassinated, the two nations are plunged into a potentially explosive situation. As the generals of Turkiye's council cry for war, Mahmut comes to discover the devious truth behind the assassination. Thus the young pasha's battle for his country, peace, and trust in his fellow man begins!

(Source: Kodansha)

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

Background

Shoukoku no Altair won the 41st Kodansha Manga Awards in the shounen category.

The series has been published digitally in English as Altair: A Record of Battles by Kodansha Comics USA since March 21, 2017.

Manga Store


Related Manga


Characters

Şara
Supporting
Abiriga
Supporting
Kara Kanat, Süleyman
Supporting
Carvajal
Supporting
Kurt Kurt
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Sep 19, 2011
TimChan (All reviews)
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
Sep 9, 2011
joanachan (All reviews)
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
Nov 6, 2017
snakeguy33 (All reviews)
(this review may be subject to edits depending on how it goes)
From what I've heard, this series was written by an actual historian, which shows. The story is in many respects an alternate history of the Hapsburg Wars (a part of history I imagine few Japanese readers are that familiar with). However, the story features heavy Historical Villain/Hero Upgrades, and turns what could have been a complex conflict of politics and culture (as the Hapsburg Wars were), into a run of the mill "Prodigy defeats Evil Empire" story.

Story 5/10
If you've read (even in passing) any "Evil Empire vs Good Alliance" plot, you've probably read more

Recommendations


Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for May

North American Anime & Manga Releases for May

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for May Week 1: May 1 - 7 Anime Releases Atom: The Beginning Complete Collection Blu-ray Ayakashi Complete Col...read more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for February

North American Anime & Manga Releases for February

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for February Week 1: February 6 - 12 Anime Releases Gedo Senki DVD Gedo Senki Blu-ray & DVD Combo Heisei T...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Shoukoku no Altair Chapter 106 Discussion
salman7 - Mar 29
4 replies by Sevenman2345 »»
May 23, 6:04 PM
Poll: Shoukoku no Altair Chapter 103 Discussion
Stark700 - Feb 13
2 replies by Greyknit »»
Mar 20, 12:41 AM