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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: 1993 to ?
Genres: Historical
Authors: Sakaguchi, Hisashi (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.421 (scored by 68 users)
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Ranked: #41712
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Popularity: #16517
Members: 167
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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /27


This is a biography of the famous Buddhist monk Ikkyu from the late Hisashi Sakaguchi. Set in 14th century Japan, Ikkyu must learn to live and excel as a monk, despite the fact that his father is the emperor. His intelligence and purity help him succeed, but he continues to get the short end of the stick in life. Can Ikkyu perservere in his quest for spirituality in spite of everything that is set against him?

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Mar 10, 2010
I love history so I was expecting to really enjoy this series, but it's so disjointed, I felt like I was missing pages of action. It seems that the author's pacing and ability to tell a story are awful. It's a shame cause what I got of the characters was interesting and it seemed to follow history fairly well. The disjointedness of the story flow makes it impossible for me to read though. Oh well.
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