It's really a shame that this series hasn't gotten alot of readers. But for some of us who had the chance to checked the series out, Kazan is one amazing series.
The plot of Kazan revolves around the sole survivor of a Red Sand Clan and his journey to find his dear friend Elsie who was abducted by some unknown demon. So his journey starts with the determination to avange the death of his clan and parent also the will to find his childhood friend. Along the way he'd have some obstacles to deal with, meeting new allies that will help him with his situation and will travel along side him.
The art of Kazan resembles the work of Hayao Miyazaki. Its very easy to get into and its a generic style. It can be cute sometimes but can also be astonishing. It has a better art for most of the shounen series I have read. The fighting scenes aren't as confusing as well.
The characters in Kazan are pretty well developed. Each characters have a mysterious/unknown past and background that will make you read more to find out. There are numerous question who they were and by reading throughout the plot you unveil their identity little by little. Starts off with Kazan a person who might fool you with his appearance. (I won't mention it though). The only survivor of the tragic destruction of his clan. Brave and relentless but is also caring, loving and smart. Fawna a mysterious young girl who has the power to control water her unknown origin and her vague memory of her childhood added to mystery of the series. Then the old grandma whom I forgot the name, a very clever and crafty elderly that is packed with explosive, tactics and wits. There were other more that they'll meet along the journey. All incident, places they travel into will give them strength, knowledge and message that contributes to the story. The places/people are all related into the main plot.
The plot seems pretty straight forward but ones the journey starts you'll want to read the next chapter after another. The story can be compare to the likes of Nausicaa with both of the main character were children of their clan's head leader. The adventure is interesting and Kazan's world has its own fascinating creatures and places. The major question that I have had me surprised. The twist and the ending wasn't the idea I have in mind. It surely had me all wrong. The ending manages to be exciting. Its an unpredictable series that will make you read for the next event. The encounter of people in different place has their own story to tell that is memorable or tragic.
If you ever get a chance to rea Kazan check it out and you'll find an awesome series! Its one of the hidden gem that has fallen off the radar. read more