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Japanese: カゲトラ
English: Kagetora
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 56
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 20, 2001 to Sep 20, 2006
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Harem Harem, Martial Arts Martial Arts
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Magazine Special
Authors: Segami, Akira (Story & Art)


Score: 7.471 (scored by 21462,146 users)
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Ranked: #31392
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Popularity: #4323
Members: 4,752
Favorites: 70


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The young ninja Kagetora has been given a great honor—to serve a renowned family of skilled martial artists. But on arrival, he's handed a challenging assignment: teach the heir to the dynasty, the charming but clumsy Yuki, the deft moves of self-defense and combat.

And yet, Yuki's inability to master the martial arts is not what makes this job so difficult for Kagetora. No, it's Yuki herself. Someday she will inherit her family dojo, and for a ninja like Kagetora, to fall in love with his master is a betrayal of his duty, the ultimate dishonor, and strictly forbidden. Can Kagetora help Yuki overcome her ungainly nature . . . or will he be overcome by his growing feelings?

(Source: Del Rey)


Kagetora was published in English by Del Rey Books from March 28, 2006 to September 30, 2008.



Jun 16, 2010
I think, this story is very good... When I read the first volume, I don't like it... But, when I read Until finish all of volume 1,,, I turn to very like it... Funny n dramatic... This is a good story shounen...... I want to read manga like this again....
Dec 1, 2018
This was a decent enough romcom. The aspects to being a ninja and the duty based relationship resulted in a pretty interesting relationship between the two. However, it also resulted in one that moved incredibly slowly. The side stories were decent enough, so it didn't feel like it was dragging on too much, but they did seem to feel like they were getting repetitive and pointless at points.  The comedy only being okay and action being weaker than I expected didn't help. The main couple's personalities came through pretty well and got some solid development. Most of the side characters, especially the alternate romantic interests, felt really underdeveloped and some ...
Jan 16, 2015
Preliminary (5/56 eps)
This is the story of a pubescent boy with raging hormones who gets his each and every wet dream fulfilled when he's forced to live with your stereotypical, clumsy, "dumb blonde babe" with big boobs.

She gets felt up, seen naked, there are plenty of panty and booby shots, and of course, the boy (or anyone, for that matter) never loses her favor because she's "kind."

Of course, being an airhead, she's completely oblivious as to why the boy blushes so much when he touches her breasts. She just smiles and says "that tickles!"

After feeling her up so much, the boy starts to feel hot and ...

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