Shin Angyo Onshi
Blade of the Phantom Master
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Shin Angyo Onshi

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Phantom Master: Dark Hero from Ruined Empire, Shin-am Heng-uhsah, The New Secret Royal Inspector
Japanese: 新暗行御史
English: Blade of the Phantom Master
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 17
Chapters: 76
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 19, 2001 to Aug 18, 2007
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Sunday Gene-X
Authors: Yoon, In-Wan (Story), Yang, Kyung-il (Art)


Score: 8.321 (scored by 1011510,115 users)
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Ranked: #2812
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Popularity: #507
Members: 34,985
Favorites: 1,215


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Volumes: /17
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In Jushin, there once lived secret government agents called the amen osa (or angyō onshi in the Japanese version), who traveled the countryside in disguise. They were charged by the king with finding and punishing corrupt government officials, and bringing justice to the country's citizens.

(Source: Wikipedia)


Shin Angyo Onshi was serialized in both Japanese and Korean; chapters were released in Japanese first in Sunday Gene-X, and then in Korean in Young Champ. The series was rereleased in webtoon format on Naver Webtoon from November 18, 2017 to August 5, 2019. The webtoon version has been published digitally in English as Blade of the Phantom Master by Webtoon Entertainment since June 9, 2022.


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Jun 4, 2008
Shin Angyo Onshi is a Seinen, Historical, Supernatural, Action, Adventure manhwa that takes a piece of Korean history and turns it into a superb journey for the characters and the readers to experience.

The story follows the adventures of Munsu, an Angyo Onshi, who were special envoys of the king of Jushin. However Jushin is all but destroyed, leaving Munsu on his journey to continue his duty of ridding corruption and bringing about his own form of justice. That’s the setting of this epic Korean manga and sure, in the beginning, there’s a very episodic nature to Munsu’s travelling that frequently pays homage to some of ...
Jun 23, 2008
Shin Angyo Onshi is a great manwha.
It took me a while to find this manwha. It is not the typical popular manga that will just pop out and attract your attention. I saw it in the top and give it a try. I remember reading the begining of this manwha, a couple of years ago but it was still in translation and in that time there was only a couple of chapters. Now that I can get a hold to all the chapters (with the extra pages in the forum).

Shin Angyo is about a long adventure of a our hero, Munsu. He is similar and ...
Aug 21, 2013
Shin Angyo Onshi is the greatest Manhwa i have ever read hands down and i have no problem or somthing else even close to its spot i would say that it is the 2nd greatest behind berserk overall and with this review (ill try to keep it short) i hope to convince you to read this spectacular story.

I was told that this was alot like berserk so a guy like me who loves it (and has been waiting like 9 months for the next realease) was drawn to it. And i was not disapointed but let me not pass this off as a berserk ...

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