Onikirimaru
Ogre Slayer
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Onikirimaru

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 鬼切丸
English: Ogre Slayer
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 20
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: 1991 to 2001
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Horror Horror
Theme: Mythology Mythology
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Kusunoki, Kei (Story & Art)

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Ranked: #95922
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Popularity: #17948
Members: 498
Favorites: 1

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Synopsis

There was once an ogre (oni) mother who gave birth to a human looking child. Instead of an ogre's horn, this child was born with a sword in hand called the "Onikirimaru" or Ogre Slayer. He has no name and is only refered to by the name of his sword. Though he appears human, he is pure ogre. Believing that he will become human once all of his kind have vanished from the world of humans, he sets out on his destiny to slay all of his kind. Even now, in the mother world of Japan, he is still out there slaying ogres.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Onikirimaru was partially published in English as Ogre Slayer by VIZ Media, who published the first two volumes from December 8, 1996 to June 1, 1998, before dropping the license.

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