Yagyuu Hichou: Kaze no Shou
Samurai Legend
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Yagyuu Hichou: Kaze no Shou

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Japanese: 柳生秘帖・風の抄
English: Samurai Legend
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 25, 1992 to Jun 23, 1992
Genre: Action Action
Themes: Historical Historical, Samurai Samurai
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Art), Furuyama, Kan (Story)


Score: 6.991 (scored by 699699 users)
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Ranked: #88012
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Popularity: #10693
Members: 1,479
Favorites: 7


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From the pages of history comes the legend of the Samurai Juubei and the book he was pledged to protect. Now that book has been stolen and Juubei must retrieve it before Japan descends into bloody civil war.

(Source: ANN)


Yagyuu Hichou: Kaze no Shou was published in English as Samurai Legend by Central Park Media on March 1, 2003 and in Spanish by Ivréa in July 2004.



Jul 23, 2017
Story - 8
First of all I must say that the plot of this manga was made by the respected historian Kan Furuyama.

The story of this manga takes part in two different ages. First in the Meiji era, year 31 (1899) with old men talking about politics and telling the main story. The main story takes part in the first years of the Keian era (1649-1651).

This is a historical manga and it's about shinobis, war and an attempt to a coup d'état. I really found this plot pretty interesting. Japan's history and culture are very rich and they may show ...
Feb 26, 2023
Yagyuu Jubei has become an almost mythical figure in Japanese history by now, alongside the feudal lords from the Sengoku period. However, he was undoubtably real, as were his contributions to both swordfighting and the philosophy behind it. This book, while incorporating some of the myths, presents a fairly grounded and realistic portrait of the man himself.

It starts with the theft of the so-called Yagyuu scrolls, three books that the Yagyuu family had stashed away in a secret place. Two of them deal with the Yagyuu sword style and the philosophy behind and around it, but the third one is the real problematic one: allegedly, ...

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