Yoake Shiro
Castle of Dawn
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Yoake Shiro

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 夜明け城
English: Castle of Dawn
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 1959 to Mar 1961
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Tezuka, Osamu (Story & Art)


Score: 6.351 (scored by 464464 users)
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Ranked: #159732
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Popularity: #14764
Members: 885
Favorites: 4
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Midorimaru, an uncouth prince, becomes involved in his father's secret plans, and soon after encounters a peasant school teacher, Tae. As war approaches, circumstances even come to affect the beautiful noble Yayoi and enemy ninja in ways no one would have anticipated.

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Yoake Shiro was published digitally in English as The Castle Of Dawn by Digital Manga Guild on March 27, 2015.


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Feb 8, 2023
Written in 1959 prior to the creation of Dororo, in many ways Yoake Shiro can be seen as a precursor to the tragic period piece's of later manga. While Tezuka was far from the one to invent this style his ability to translate those stories to a visual form like manga has a clear artistic influence on the pieces set in the same era, such as Inuyasha or Demon Slayer. Both the visual and tonal elements in this manga are some of the earliest examples of this sub-genre. While lacking some of the maturity and complex of later works there is no doubt a lot ...


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