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Shingetsutan Tsukihime

Shingetsutan Tsukihime

Alternative Titles

English: Lunar Legend Tsukihime
Synonyms: True Lunar Chronicle Tsukihime, Lunar Legend Chronicles
Japanese: 真月譚 月姫


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 74
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 21, 2003 to Jul 27, 2010
Authors: Type-Moon (Story), Nasu, Kinoko (Story), Sasaki, Shonen (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Daioh


Score: 8.311 (scored by 8494 users)
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Ranked: #3092
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Shiki Toono sustained a life threatening injury as a child, and due to that incident he was sent away from the Toono household and was given to a relative to be raised. Years later, when Shiki is in high school, the head of the Toono household—his father—dies, and he is ordered to move back in by his sister Akiha, who is the new head of the household. However, Shiki holds a huge secret. Ever since that injury, he has been seeing lines on objects, and only with a special pair of glasses is he able to stop seeing them. Also he is unable to remember anything well from the time before his accident. The day he moves back to the Toono household is the day he stumbles upon a woman named Arcueid Brunstud and decapitates her with one stab of his knife in a temporary fit of insanity. When she suddenly showed up beside him later alive and well, and ask him to be her bodyguard, Shiki's journey to unravel the mysteries of his past begins.

(Source: ANN)


Shingetsutan Tsukihime had six volumes published in English as Tsukihime by DrMaster from August 9, 2005 to March 24, 2009 before the publisher went defunct.

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May 24, 2010
xm0123 (All reviews)
Tsukihime was originally a visual novel for the PC released by Type-Moon in 2000. It was later adapted into an anime series that was not well-received by fans (to the point that fans deny the existence of the anime) and a manga series that is still being published. I played the Tsukihime game not too long ago, and I loved it. It had one of the greatest and most touching storylines I've ever seen in a video game, but it also had many disturbing scenes as well. I was able to buy the first five volumes of the manga (volume 6 is rare and expensive read more
Mar 6, 2011
Koszmarek (All reviews)
Tsukihime, yet another manga about vampire beauty and some boy possesing mysterious power. It seems boring doesn't it? The thing is that it is the opposite!

Story 9: It is great one, the main idea is that Shiki (protagonist) from the time which he had near-death accident 8 years ago, can see some mysterious lines which are the visualisation of death itself. In addition he can cut through them which leads to certain death of the thing he slice! Good start right? But in the same time background of action is typical one - you know some serial murderer case and Shiki involved in this because read more
Jul 6, 2013
Plex-C (All reviews)
Although i appreciate the lengthy detailed reviews of others, i'll keep mine a bit shorter and without actual examples in the hopes of drawing in any passerby's to an amazing manga while avoiding any and all spoilers. Let me just say this manga really is amazing, the characters are excellently developed and the story actually comes together in not so easily predictable ways. If i may say so, it appeals to me with one of the most touching stories i'v ever experienced as well as some very disturbing moments, all compiling a fantastic story that is well paced and perfectly balanced. The art isn't perfect, read more
Mar 24, 2016
Biogundam (All reviews)
Warning This review may contain spoilers.

First inprissions, so we got this manga based off the hentai game, well you know I wanted to change it up a bit. It seems interesting enough we got vampires killing people and we got a human vampire romance developing in the background.

Also just a quick side note I have not played the game this is based off so this review will manly talk about the manga so if neany type moon fans get a little pissy please bear with me. But I do know that this manga pretty much is the manga version of one of the routes read more


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