Shurayuki-hime
Lady Snowblood
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Shurayuki-hime

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Princess Snowblood
Japanese: 修羅雪姫
English: Lady Snowblood
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 15, 1972 to Feb 20, 1973
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama
Theme: Historical Historical
Serialization: Weekly Playboy
Authors: Koike, Kazuo (Story), Kamimura, Kazuo (Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 19071,907 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #37462
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2718
Members: 6,196
Favorites: 68

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Synopsis

A story of pure vengeance, Shurayuki-hime tells the tale of a daughter born of a singular purpose, to avenge the death of her family at the hands of a gang of thugs, a purpose woven into her soul from the time of her gestation.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Shurayuki-hime was published in English by Dark Horse from September 21, 2005 to June 28, 2006 and in Brazilian Portuguese by Conrad from August 2006 to April 2007.

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Mar 12, 2008
I first bought this after reading a bunch of critiques for Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill. I bought it and read it out of anger and spite, to be able to say "I saw what Tarantino ripped off from and it was a MILLION times better than that terrible excuse for a film." Well.....It is a lot better than Kill Bill, but not for the reasons I expected.

Story: A woman, a very beautiful woman, is given the task of vengeance given to her by her mother who died giving birth to her. She must kill 4 people. One is already dead, ...
May 5, 2018
Lady Snowblood is a classic revenge story, written by Kazuo Koike (Lone Wolf and Cub, Golgo 13). In this story, the protagonist seeks vengeance from people who did wrong to her family and makes revenge the purpose of her life.

Its vibe is similar to Lone Wolf and Cub (a samurai manga that I highly recommend) with respect to its story progression, though not as epic or as memorable as the later's.

The art is well drawn. Characters were pretty forgettable and lacked development. Despite that I was invested in the story and did enjoy it. I am yet to see the live action 1973 ...

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