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Tenshi no Hitsugi: Ave Maria

Tenshi no Hitsugi: Ave Maria

Alternative Titles

English: Angel's Coffin
Synonyms: Grab der Engel, Angel's Coffin - Ave Maria
Japanese: 天使の柩 -アヴェ・マリア-

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 2000
Authors: Higuri, You (Story & Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 6.481 (scored by 569 users)
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Ranked: #124952
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Popularity: #5642
Members: 1,138
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MangaHiguri, You (Story & Art)
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Chapters: /6

Synopsis

This story set in Europe 1889, is about a young girl named Marie Alexandrin who is a normal, innocent blond with an immense crush on the good looking Crown Prince Rudolf. On a trip to the library with her mother, she manages to accidently liberate a handsome young magenta haired demon by the name of Set from an old book in which he had been sealed, and as a thankyou he decides to do something for her - whatever she wishes....

(Source: MU)

Background

Tenshi no Hitsugi: Ave Maria was published in English as Angel's Coffin by Go! Comi on October 1, 2008. It has also been published in German by Carlsen as Grab Der Engel.

Characters

Rudolf
Rudolf
Main
Seto
Seto
Main
von Vetsera, Marie Alexandrine
von Vetsera, Marie Alexandrine
Main
Franz Joseph
Franz Joseph
Supporting
Rocshek
Rocshek
Supporting


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JesterInk
Apr 19, 2010
I figured since there isn't a review for this yet, I'd just whip one up.

Angel's Coffin is, to sum up in a word: ridiculous. Not because of craziness, but because the plot and characters are so hackneyed and dull placed in a rough "historical" setting. About the only things historical about it is the clothing and date! Sure it references historical events that happen during the time period, but the speech, the actions, everything all feel wrong. I haven't researched 1889 Vienna, however I highly doubt that people spoke like "hey babe."

The story does not redeem any of the weak setting. It takes read more
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DayLeLight
Oct 20, 2010
I was really disappointed in this manga. When I read the back and the first few pages, I thought, "Hmm. A real historical setting with demons and gods thrown in? Interesting."
It was NOT really interesting. Seto's falling in love with Marie was apparently supposed to go without saying (I really wouldn't have guessed he had if it weren't so predictable from the start), and so were her feelings for the prince. The characters were all really dull, and there wasn't much plot. Most importantly, it was very silly and immature, when I had thought by the setting that it would be slightly more serious and read more
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luffj00kittehcat
Feb 3, 2012
I feel that the plot fell flat. There was so much more that could have happened. Marie a baroness falls in love with Prince Rudolph. Marie is a goofy, cheerful, blundering character. She gives you a small smile. However her obsession with Rudolph turns my stomach, and makes her a one sided character. She's too busy with Rudolph to receive any real character depth.

One day she manages to set free a god who has been imprisoned within a book. Seto the god who is released, ends up being released as a demon, under the control of Baphomet. Baphomet's only command is that he needs to read more
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