Akkanbee Ikkyu
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Akkanbee Ikkyu

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Japanese: あっかんべェ一休


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: May 25, 1993 to Nov 25, 1995
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Afternoon
Authors: Sakaguchi, Hisashi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.221 (scored by 150150 users)
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Ranked: #55912
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Popularity: #18177
Members: 663
Favorites: 10


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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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Tsubone, Jyono


Oct 4, 2021
I was very curious to discover this work released in the country where I live in the early 2000s. Known only to people who started to be interested in manga very early, Akkanbee Ikkyu is considered as one of the titles that should be reissued to be discovered by a new generation of readers. From my own experience I also think that it is a title that deserves to be discovered.
It is a really interesting story that takes place over 4 volumes. In each volume we will discover a part of the life of the protagonist in his religious path that must lead him ...
Mar 10, 2010
Preliminary (2/27 eps)
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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Nightmare_Eyes - Jul 15
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Jul 21, 3:05 PM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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