Shakugan no Shana
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Shakugan no Shana

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Synonyms: Shana of the Burning Eyes
Japanese: 灼眼のシャナ
English: Shakugan no Shana
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Volumes: 22
Chapters: 123
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 9, 2002 to Oct 10, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Mahou Shoujo Mahou Shoujo, School School
Serialization: None
Authors: Itou, Noizi (Art), Takahashi, Yashichiro (Story)


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Ranked: #9032
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Popularity: #2407
Members: 8,285
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Invaders from the Crimson Realm have descended upon Earth looking for something called the Power of Existence. Whoever possesses this power will control the very fabric of existence. To the rescue comes an otherworldly young girl with fire in her eyes. She may be cute and petite, but she's endowed with enough preternatural strength to save the entire universe. Plus, she's got a really big sword!

(Source: VIZ Media)


The first two volumes of Shakugan no Shana were released in English by VIZ Media on April 17 and October 16, 2007 respectively.

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Preliminary (9/123 eps)
This series are quite possibly the shiniest hidden gem you will ever find. Let me be clear, these light novels are a MUST-READ. The anime most definitely did not do it justice.

Shakugan no Shana starts off with a boy named Yuji, somewhat Lelouch like, and his friend Ike are walking to school. After Ike leaves Yuji finds out that a cheery girl named Hirai likes him. Hirai quickly runs off and Yuji watches. what adventures will they have? What mysteries does Hirai hide? All will be answered in this romanti...

Suddenly, the whole sky turns crimson red, Yuji sees the girl and everyone else frozen in ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Can anyone summarize the ending of this light novel?
Sir_Alonne - Dec 7, 2017
1 repliesby Playcool »»
Oct 18, 2018 11:35 PM
Is this novel still being translated?
Javi-Hime - Dec 2, 2012
4 repliesby Javi-Hime »»
Dec 13, 2012 7:50 AM
Possible new volume?
ReverentStigma - Oct 10, 2012
1 repliesby Skyrah »»
Oct 17, 2012 2:39 PM
English translation?
redowski - Oct 22, 2011
1 repliesby Gracigloo »»
Oct 26, 2011 3:55 PM
Shakugan no Shana - New set of pictures
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