Hyouge Mono
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Hyouge Mono

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Synonyms: Hyougemono, Heugemono, Odd Things
Japanese: へうげもの


Type: Manga
Volumes: 25
Chapters: 273
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 18, 2005 to Nov 30, 2017
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama
Themes: Adult Cast Adult Cast, Historical Historical, Samurai Samurai, Visual Arts Visual Arts
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Morning
Authors: Yamada, Yoshihiro (Story & Art)


Score: 7.841 (scored by 394394 users)
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Ranked: #11482
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Popularity: #7038
Members: 2,781
Favorites: 44


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Volumes: /25
Chapters: /273


It was the Sengoku-era, when the warlords usurped each other. There was a man whose soul was overtaken by the ways of tea and material greed, as he worked his way up toward greater power and status. His name was Sasuke Furuta, a subordinate warrior of Nobunaga Oda. With his world broadened by Nobunaga the Genius, and his spiritual insight learned from Senno Soueki the Master of Tea, Sasuke drove the road to hyouge. To live or not to live. For the power of the art. That is the question!

(Source: Kodansha)


Hyouge Mono won the Grand Prize at the 2010 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.



Mar 23, 2024
Hyouge Mono is the kind of work that’s just so unique for it to be no real equal. It’s a combination of a niche topic and a quality writing you just won’t see elsewhere. It is pieces like this that make me glad I started reading manga, as otherwise I’d completely miss out on this.

The protagonist s delightfully relatable. He’s simultaneously self-centered and human-like greedy, and looking for a bigger purpose in his life. He lives, learns and adjusts accordingly.

Furuta molds the story and the story is molded by him, the complete opposite of a one-dimensional character. The stormy youth, the midlife crisis, the ...
Mar 16, 2021
Preliminary (141/273 eps)
For a long time I have been disenchanted with Sengoku Jidai media for having the same old formula of "we must unify Japan" and the usual sentimental gallantry of a bushido code that wasn't even coined until much later. My fascination with the period ended but then I came across Hyouge Mono which caused me to reverse my decision. How unique this storytelling is! And despite its playing with the facts of history, it seems to me more true to history than other Sengoku Jidai media, and furthermore, more true to human nature. I was even surprised that the manga bothered to mention the Imjin ...

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Recent News

Manga Author Quits Production Staff of Hyouge Mono Anime

Manga Author Quits Production Staff of Hyouge Mono Anime

According to their official facebook account, mangaka Yamada Yoshihiro and the editors of Morning Magazine are no longer responsible for the TV anime Hyouge Mono. Th...read more

TV Anime of Manga Hyougemono Announced

TV Anime of Manga Hyougemono Announced

According to Weekly Morning magazine, Yamada Yoshihiro's historical manga Hyougemono was announced to get a TV anime adaptation. It will be aired on NHK from ne...read more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Hyouge Mono Chapter 273 Discussion
TitanInsane - Apr 30
1 repliesby Cloud_Illusion »»
Jun 22, 3:21 AM
The manga is better than the anime
Huss - Feb 22, 2018
4 repliesby abystoma2 »»
Apr 15, 2023 4:48 PM
Poll: Hyouge Mono Chapter 209 Discussion
Allslsl - Sep 17, 2022
0 repliesby Allslsl »»
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