Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
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Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu, Fire Emblem 4, FE4
Japanese: ファイアーエムブレム 聖戦の系譜
English: Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: 1999 to 2001
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: None
Authors: Oosawa, Mitsuki (Story & Art)

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Score: 7.571 (scored by 350350 users)
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Ranked: #24092
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Popularity: #13068
Members: 1,245
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Synopsis

Based on the Super Famicom strategy game, Fire Emblem 4 features the son of Lord Byron of Chalphy, Lord Sigurd. Bandits from Verdane made an attack while Grandbell's armies were away, and now Sigurd rallies the remaining forces to drive the bandits out so he can save his friend, Edin... Little does he know what he leads himself into will lead into a tragic turn of events in the face of Grandbell.

(Source: The English Fire Emblem Documentary)

Characters

Levin
Supporting
Lachesis
Supporting
Finn
Supporting
Tailtiu
Supporting
Yuria
Supporting

Reviews

Nov 28, 2010
If you've played Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu, this manga is a must-read masterpiece. If you haven't... well, let's just say don't even try. It won't make any sense at all.

It's a manga adaptation of that Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu for the SNES, so it takes the characters and the plotline and tells it all at a fluid and steady pace, with plenty of Romance to go around and excellent character design and development. Overall the art isn't the best I've seen, but it remains true to the game characters, so that's nice. Plotwise, the plot of Seisen is incredibly confusing, and even after ...
Jun 12, 2019
Premise: this review only covers the 1st generation.

As far as videogame adaptations are concerned, this manga is a masterpiece in my opinion. Aside from adapting the game extremely well, it expands upon the story and its characters, also making most side characters and villains (even those who didn't deserve it) more sympathetic. This is especially true in the case of figures such as Lachesis and Levin, who undergo some of the best character development I've ever seen in manga, establishing them as my favourites in this adaptation.
A nice little touch I love is how the author found creative ways to deal with some of the ...

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