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Valkyrie Profile

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヴァルキリープロファイル


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: 2000 to 2001
Genre: Fantasy Fantasy
Theme: Martial Arts Martial Arts
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Gangan
Authors: Hijikata, Yuu (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 6.731 (scored by 982982 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #127522
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8809
Members: 2,082
Favorites: 21
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Synopsis

Ragnarok, the End of the World, draws near. Odin, Lord of the Gods, summons Lenneth Valkyrie, one of the three Goddesses of Destiny. Lenneth is assigned the task of recruiting men's souls worthy of becoming Einherjar - heroes that will serve the Gods during Ragnarok. As Lenneth travels Midgard, the plane of mortals, collecting souls, she is faced with events that cause her to question who and what she is.

Characters

Lenneth
Main
Valeth, Lezard
Supporting
Vampire
Supporting
Hrist
Supporting
Roy
Supporting
Claire
Supporting
Silmeria
Supporting
Freya
Supporting
Badrach
Supporting
Belenus
Supporting

Reviews

Feb 14, 2024
Just finished reading this review and If you want to read an alternative to the video game then this one is pretty good. It's not the best adaptation I've ever read but it's pretty well done for a manga based on a video game. I know some of the characters in the game are inspired by characters in other manga like Berserk. The video game is so well done when you give it a chance and there are 2 sequels on the DS and PS2. The art is good and the manga stays pretty accurate to the manga. The characters aren't that interesting but the ...
Nov 7, 2008
Woo! Rushed! Woosh-waddaboom-ca-crash! Done!

That's the feeling I'm left with after this manga. It tries to tell a grand story, but with 12 chapters à 30 pages there's not a big lot of stuff you can do. While the story - which itnerested me becasue of its Norse Mythology setting (I'm Norwegian) -, was really good, and had everything it needed, it lacked the chapters to do so, which made it feel rushed. Lenneth's quest of finding Einherjar isn't as grandiose as it should be; only a few EInherjars are shown to us, actually.

The characters will, of course, also have limited time to be introduced and ...
Dec 27, 2007
Preliminary (Unknown/12 eps)
Valkyrie Profile originated as a video game for Playstation. Its recently spawned a sequel and has garnered attention from numerous doujinshi artists. This, however, is the official manga adaption released by GanGan Comics, approved by Enix.

[STORY] Due to the immensity of the game's storyline, the plot had to be heavily cut and condensed for a two volume manga. Because of this, the quality of the storytelling suffers. It is suggested for the reader to have played the game to understand the manga and fill in the unexplained for themselves, but it is not necessary.
Because the reader is assumed to be familiar with the plot points ...

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