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Historie

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヒストリエ HISTORIĒ


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jan 25, 2003 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Award Winning Award Winning
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Afternoon
Authors: Iwaaki, Hitoshi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.191 (scored by 64006,400 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4402
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #725
Members: 25,332
Favorites: 509

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Synopsis

Alexander the Great is a name known around the world as belonging to one of the greatest military commanders in history. But due to the grandeur of his name and enormity of his achievements, his right-hand man Eumenes remains a lesser-known historical figure. Eumenes led a turbulent life, overcoming numerous struggles and traveling great distances to meet and befriend many of the most influential names of his time.

One does not become the right hand of Alexander the Great by mere birth. Eumenes fought for his position with fierce talent, intellect, and confidence. This is his story.

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Background

Historie is a historical manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki that tells the life story of Eumenes, a secretary and general to Alexander the Great. Although the story is fictional, Eumenes was a real person. Historically, his past is largely a mystery, hence Iwaaki was able to take artistic liberty in his manga.

The Mainichi newspaper calls Iwaaki's vision of Eumenes' past "Bold and unique." Jason Thompson, one of the best-known manga critics in the United States, says that in terms of scale, ambition, and plotting, Historie is the author's masterpiece. (Source: Wikipedia)

In 2010, Historie won the 14th Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize in manga division and in 2012, 12th Osamu Tezuka Culture Award.

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Reviews

Mar 24, 2020
Preliminary (33/? eps)
this has one of the sweetest main characters ive seen in a long long time ! , he is so precious to watch and see the story through his eyes , and also drawn to be likable .. props to the writer of the series for that .. not an easy thing to do .

youll go back in " hestorie " following some fictional story that this kid is living in and through the story you'll keep on digging more and more into his past .

i highly recommend this series if you're looking for a powerful character study and emotional ride that has ...
May 15, 2018
Preliminary (104/? eps)
The manga is a little slow but if you can make it past the first few chapters then you are in for quite a ride.

The art is simple yet complex due to some of the crowd scenes. It compliments the story and never seems to overtake the overall message. The author draws some good battle scenes and adds a little humor once in a while.

Eumenes is a wonderfully written character that does through a lot of character development within the 104 chapters that I've read. His journey is a harsh but prepares him for the rocky life under King Philip. He doesn't have ...
Aug 13, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (Unknown/? eps)
Cpr during aristotle's time? Just wth was the mangaka thinking lol...

It's an o.k. manga. Nothing special tbh. Dont get me wrong, i enjoy manipulation or romanticization of history when done right, that's not the case here tho.

Aristotle's characterization is not convincing. Plus weak lame-ass background as to how alexander developed his dual personality. My issue with this kind of manga is that when the main character is nearly perfect, it detracts from the enjoyment. What's so interesting about a prodigy who can do anything? (subaru is another manga that has this flaw).

I would have rated this 7 if it weren't for that ridiculous cpr scene.

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Recent Forum Discussion

Anime Adaptation!!!!
User_anime2024 - Jul 1
4 repliesby DayRivia »»
Jul 4, 12:36 PM
Poll: Historie Chapter 90 Discussion
Ale1212 - Jul 8, 2015
1 repliesby Crisdarto »»
Jun 5, 2:50 PM
Repeated chapters 98
SteelingMax - May 19
6 repliesby Alexioos95 »»
May 20, 7:20 AM
Poll: Historie Chapter 124 Discussion
Jsar0 - Aug 23, 2022
5 repliesby SteelingMax »»
May 19, 3:56 PM
When will it end
katharsis_3173 - Apr 23, 2021
7 repliesby KGB-NKVD »»
Nov 11, 2022 1:06 PM