Shuna no Tabi
Shuna's Journey
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Shuna no Tabi

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Synonyms: The Journey of Shuna
Japanese: シュナの旅
English: Shuna's Journey
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 1983
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: None
Authors: Miyazaki, Hayao (Story & Art)


Score: 7.601 (scored by 18171,817 users)
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Ranked: #22122
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Popularity: #4687
Members: 4,021
Favorites: 43


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MangaMiyazaki, Hayao (Story & Art)
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Prince Shuna leaves his tiny village in search of the golden seeds that might bring better food to his people. He travels far, encountering slaving and saving two girls from it before reaching the land of the god-men and the terrible secret of the grain *and* the slave-trade.

(Source: ANN)


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Dec 15, 2015
Well, to begin with, the main motive I decided to make this review is because I personally think the other reviews provided exaggerated scores, it’s a very good manga but it’s not a masterpiece and not much remarkable either, however I know that be a masterpiece was not the objective, it was only made to be a beautiful and uncomplicated story and that I can say it was a accomplished objective. Also I am not a experienced manga reader but I’ve seen most of Miyazaki works so I think I am in condition to do this review, explained that let’s get to it. ...
Nov 28, 2022
Hayao Miyazaki fans, especially from watching "Princess Mononoke" and/or watching/reading "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind", should check this out. It's a very short and good manga by Miyazaki featuring a lot of familiar designs and storylines that fans will recognize from those stories, if not simply enjoy on their own. This also predates most of his work people are most familiar with, and he wrote it while writing the "Nausicaa" manga in the 80s.

The main plot is similar to "Princess Mononoke" in that the primary protagonist, Prince Shuna, leaves his homeland in search of something - a special kind of wheat that grows ...
Apr 15, 2011
I never knew that Miyazaki did any mangas--before I read this, his name was synonymous with anime movies such as Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. I was interested to read this, because I read that it was done before many of his other works. I began to read Shuna no Tabi with the hopes that it would be as wonderful as Miyazaki's later works.

I was not disappointed! The art is done in the beautiful, typical Miyazaki style--even fully colored! The art was stunning. I can't imagine how much time he must have put into each panel. The character ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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