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Japanese: YASHA-夜叉-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 72
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 13, 1996 to Jun 28, 2002
Genres: Action Action, Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Betsucomi
Authors: Yoshida, Akimi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.571 (scored by 505505 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #25172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7410
Members: 2,563
Favorites: 44


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Volumes: /12
Chapters: /72


Arisue Sei is a youth who lives alone with his mother on an outlying island of Okinawa. Though his mother is quiet and fears being conspicuous, they were living happily. But on a certain day, that tranquility is suddenly destroyed. Sei's mother is killed by a group of mysterious men, and he is taken captive. What kind of secret does he have!?


In 2001, Yasha won the 47th Shogakukan Manga Award in the shoujo category.

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Mar 25, 2021
I wrote this because Yasha got bad score and I don't think Yasha deserve it.

The art improve a little from when Banana Fish was released.

Yasha is more focused on biological weapon and human experiment. If you like Banana Fish, I think you will like Yasha because the story has similar pattern, the male lead really remind me of Ash. I read Yasha recently and the situation is really similar with COVID-19 so I think people can relate.

What I really like about Yasha is the bond between two male leads. It's really unique like no one else. The male lead is really well ...
Jan 15, 2019
Preliminary (72/72 eps)
Yasha is a mysterious story with criminal plot and biological background. It involves two brothers who are unaware of each other´s existence for the majority of their lives. Once the secret around their birth is discovered, the story starts to gain depth and drama elements. The psychology of characters is well described and the whole story is full of plot twists that are adding to the mystery built-up.
The art is outstanding, very nice and clean. If you are a fan of Banana Fish you might be interested in a fact that some characters from BF appear also in this manga in supportive role. The ...

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