Sarah: The Legend of Mother Sarah
The Legend of Mother Sarah
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Sarah: The Legend of Mother Sarah

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Japanese: 沙流羅 -The Legend of Mother Sarah-
English: The Legend of Mother Sarah
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 60
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 1990 to May 2004
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Otomo, Katsuhiro (Story), Nagayasu, Takumi (Art)


Score: 7.441 (scored by 10131,013 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32532
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3865
Members: 4,767
Favorites: 25


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Orbiting serenely above a long-ago poisoned earth, the last bastion of human civilization is the space colonies. After a terrorist attack, the colonists are forced into exile on the blighted planet below. In the confusion, a young mother is separated from her family and is flung into a bleak, uncertain future... But Sarah will not rest until she finds her children.

(Source: ANN)


Sarah - The Legend of Mother Sarah was published in English by Dark Horse Comics in comic book format, for a total of 24 issues from April 1, 1995 to July 29, 1998. These issues covered the first three story arcs, The Legend of Mother Sarah, City of the Children and City of the Angels. Dark Horse released a compilation of the first 8 issues titled Tunnel Town on March 1, 1996.



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Mar 22, 2017
This is far from the best known manga, but one of my most loved. And the most lovely, truly legendary feature is the titular heroine, who makes Mad Max look like a poofter and Wonder Woman look like a waif. A mother who will fight through hell to recover her children would be arresting enough. But Sarah's strength is like no other woman in manga, a blend of mighty composure and righteous passion that only Lone Wolf and Cub could exceed. The wartime horrors Sarah endures on her journey are horrific as they are believable, but you'll see the he-men from Fist of the North ...
Aug 12, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The story follows Sarah and her friend Tseu as they journey through a violent dystopian landscape.  There are parts of this manga that are redeeming- a female action main character, Sarah is well-developed and the story includes moments of focusing on the tragic aspects of motherhood in a violent environment.

The main downsides are the constant violence (including frequent rape scenes).  There are several arcs to the story, but they are all largely the same.  Each arc basically involves Sarah looking for her children and encountering military personnel who are violent and morally bereft.  Mass violence ensues, Sarah kicks butt, and then moves to the next ...

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