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Koori no Mamono no Monogatari

Koori no Mamono no Monogatari

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Synonyms: KnMnM, The Ice-Cold Demon's Tale
Japanese: 氷の魔物の物語

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 24
Chapters: 75
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 19, 1995 to Jun 20, 2003
Authors: Sugiura, Shiho (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ichiraci

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Popularity: #3121
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Synopsis

In the beginning, there was a demon in a cave: Blood, trapped in ice for many decades. In order to break the curse that bound him, he searched for the "tear jewel." One day, a youth called Ishuca appeared before him. He was suffering from an illness, and had come to the cave to die. Blood was touched by Ishuca's kindness, and began to feel drawn to him. However, death soon came to Ishuca, and, saddened by the death, Blood began to weep. His tear became the "tear jewel," and Ishuca's life was saved through its power.

The two set off on a journey. On the way, Blood was reunited with some old companions, but—since the demons wanted him to return to his old self, and Blood wanted to continue to travels with Ishuca—his former companions became his enemies. Upon confessing his own past to Ishuca, Blood promised never to kill another human. Having completed their journey—and with the aim of finding the jewel that Wild, the jewel-dealer, had asked for—they find themselves at the Toei Cliffs...!?

(Source: Essence of Purity)

Background

Koori no Mamono no Monogatari was re-published in a 14-volume bunko format between July 20, 2005 and January 20, 2006.

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Apr 24, 2019
criticalnes (All reviews)
I discovered this was finished translating (by fans, I love you all!!!) two days ago, after waiting nine hundred years because it kept being passed around from group to group.

I just finished marathoning it for two days, 24 volumes, and I can't tell you how empty, sad and just overwhelmed, mind blown and how I wish it would have never ended. This is one of the best shounen-ai series I've ever read, and that I've finally been able to finish it when others like Ze, Dark Descendants, Loveless, Love/Sex Pistols haven't, is... I don't even know how to express it.

I just have a lot of read more
Mar 10, 2019
Spindleglass (All reviews)
Did I come to this expecting some good (or at least cute) couple lovey dovey nonsense with fantasy settings? Yes. Was I disappointed? Somewhat.

I didn't realise the fantasy setting would become such a prominent feature of this series.Don't get me wrong, the minute I understood "oh, so there is going to be an actual fantasy story and it's not just going to be an excuse to get these boys together?" I said, Ok, cool, I can get behind that. Props when they are due: the story is quite good and the ending battle/monologue/all of that jazz was satisfying.

However, that doesn't mean I forgive the romance read more
Mar 5, 2012
Shiharu (All reviews)
Preliminary
first of all, this is one of those manga which grow, getting better as the story evolves. it starts off light-hearted and somewhat silly, but as the story comes along, more serious topics are woven in,(e.g. discrimination, selfsacrificing, keeping up appearances) important characters are added and it gets more complex. though it does have a few flaws, overall enjoyment was good, i found myself laughing quite a few times even while rereading.

now in more detail:
it's light shounen ai, (they kiss and express their love for each other, nothing more), but a tiny bit more obvious than silver diamond, the authors other major work.

the comedy is read more

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