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Shirahimeshou

Shirahimeshou

Alternative Titles

English: Shirahime-Syo: Snow Goddess Tales
Japanese: 白姫抄

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 10, 1992
Authors: CLAMP (Story & Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 7.521 (scored by 2115 users)
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Ranked: #33432
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Popularity: #2082
Members: 3,675
Favorites: 29
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Synopsis

Legends say that when it snows, it is because the snow princess is crying. A collection of three tragic tales, all connected by the bond of snow. Shirahimeshou is CLAMP's tribute to traditional Japanese form and storytelling. Featuring luscious watercolors and gentle brushstrokes, it is a beautiful departure from CLAMP's usual fare. Discover for yourself the mystery behind the snow...

(Source: TokyoPop)

Background

Shirahimeshou was digitally published in English as Shirahime-Syo by VIZ Media under the VIZ Select imprint on January 13, 2015. Before this, Tokyopop had the license, and published two editions with the included subtitle Snow Goddess Tales, first in hardback on December 1, 2003, and later in paperback on June 1, 2004. It has additionally been published in Spanish by Norma, in French by Glenat, in Italian by Star Comics, in German by Egmont Manga, and in Indonesian by PT Gramedia.

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Aug 2, 2010
Canissa_Latrans (All reviews)
Shirahime, the goddess of snow, which is said to be her tears. Shirahime-Syo is a collection of short stories, connected by a motive of snow - tears of the goddess.

Story - 7. Every chapter contains another story, and each of them gives another feeling, so it's a bit hard to rate, but every story is very special. You can also see the inspirations from Japanese legends.

Art - 10. In fact, Shirahime-Syo is for me more of an artbook than actual manga. The art is stunning. All characters are beautifully, studiously drawn, backgrounds as well. There are even few coloured pages, which are also amazing.

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