Samurai Deeper Kyo (manga)

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[ serialized in [Weekly Shōnen Magazine] ]

Related anime:
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (TV) (adaptation)

Alternative title:
Samouraï Deeper Kyo (French)
鬼眼狂刀KYO (Chinese (Taiwan))
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary:
Kyoshiro Mibu is a traveling medicine man. Even though he isnt all that great at it. Along the way he runs into a bounty hunter named Yuya Shina. She claims he is Demon Eyes Kyo and tries to take him in to get his bounty. For Kyo is the slayer of a thousand men and his head fetches quite the price. Soon when they are in a dangerous situation Demon Eyes appears. Yuya is given a choice follow through with her goals or be killed by this man. Soon enough madness and many battles follow them.
Mibu Kyoshiro is a wandering apocothery who is inhabited by Demon Eyes Kyo. When Kyoshiro fights, Demon Eyes Kyo comes out and kills as much as he can. Meanwhile, Shinna Yuya follows Kyoshiro/Kyo around for the bounty. Over fights, Red Tiger, or Benitora, joins up with them as well. Demon Eyes Kyo is trying to get his own body instead of sharing one and he seems to be at everyone's attention for demons keep coming to him either to fight or to ally. (The plot is still going...)
User Ratings: 283 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 27 votes (Eng:12, sub:9, dub:4, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Excellent: 78 votes (Eng:29, sub:26, dub:14, ?:3, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:4
1 Korean subtitled
1 German
1 Danish
1 German dubbed
)
 Very good: 68 votes (Eng:39, dub:14, sub:13, ?:2)
 Good: 47 votes (Eng:21, dub:9, sub:8, ?:4, others:5
1 French
1 Danish
1 Swedish dubbed
1 Swedish
1 Indonesian
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 Decent: 24 votes (Eng:17, sub:3, dub:2, others:2
1 French
1 Swedish subtitled
)
 So-so: 20 votes (Eng:10, sub:4, dub:4, others:2
1 French
1 Danish
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 Not really good: 7 votes (Eng:4, dub:2, sub:1)
 Weak: 6 votes (Eng:4, dub:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:1, Eng:1, others:1
1 French
)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (Eng:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 753 users, rank: #88 (of 4440)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.569 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.8811, rank: #1739 (of 4458)
Weighted mean: 7.443 (Good+), rank: #1811 (of 4458) (seen all: 8.01 / seen some: 7.51 / won't finish: 5.29)
Bayesian estimate: 7.448 (Good+), rank: #1313 (of 2774)
Number of tankoubon: 38
Number of pages: 182
Chapter titles: We have 275
Vintage:
1999-10-15
2003-06-10 (North America)
Release dates: We have 244
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
News: Show:
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Graphic novel
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 28) 2008-05-13
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 29) 2008-07-15 (from $3.99)
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    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 34) 2009-04-07 (from $4.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 35) 2009-11-24 (from $14.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 1) 2003-06-10 (from $7.49)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 2) 2003-08-12 (from $7.49)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 3) 2003-10-14 (from $7.49)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 4) 2003-12-09 (from $7.49)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 5) 2004-02-10 (from $4.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 6) 2004-04-13 (from $4.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 7) 2004-06-08
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 8) 2004-08-10
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 9) 2004-10-12
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 10) 2004-12-07
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 11) 2005-02-08 (from $7.99)
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    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 14) 2005-07-12 (from $7.99)
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    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 17) 2005-10-11 (from $7.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 18) 2006-05-09 (from $7.99)
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 19) 2006-08-08
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 20) 2006-11-07
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 21) 2007-02-13
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 22) 2007-05-08
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 23) 2007-07-03
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 24) 2007-09-11
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 25) 2007-11-13
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 26) 2008-01-08
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 27) 2008-03-11
    Samurai Deeper Kyo (GN 37-38) 2010-06-22 (from $14.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Akimine Kamijyō
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matthew Alford
Translation:
Alexander Smith (vol. 5-21)
Dan Danko (vol. 4)
Takako Maeda

Adaptation:
Dan Danko
Rich Amtower (vol. 19)
Additional Translation:
Dan Danko
Yukiko Nakamura
Associate Editor: Steve Grest
Copy Editing:
Alexis Kirsch (vol. 8)
Bryce Coleman (vol. 3)
Carol Fox (vol. 4, 5, 6)
Eric Althoff
Hope Donovan (vol. 17)
Jason Fogelson (vol. 3)
Peter Ahlstrom (vol. 10-12)
Suzanne Waldman (vol. 13, 14)
Cover Design:
Aaron Suhr
Louis Csontos (vol. 19-21)
Raymond Makowski (vol. 5-10)
Seth Cable (vol. 11-18)
Editing:
Aaron Suhr (vol. 11-18)
Carol Fox (vol. 19)
Jake Forbes
Katherine Schilling (vol. 20, 21)
Editorial Director: Jeremy Ross
Graphic Design:
James Dashiell (vol. 6)
James Lee (vol. 5)
John Lo (vol. 7)
Tomas Montalvo-Lagos (vol. 3)
Lettering:
Deron Bennett (vol. 4)
Eric Pineda (vol. 16)
Jason Milligan (vol. 16)
Jennifer Carbajal (vol. 17, 18)
Jose Macasocol (vol. 6)
Miyuki Ishihara
Patrick Tran (vol. 7, 8, 9, 10)
Managing Editor: Jill Freshney
President: John Parker
Production Artist:
Bowen Park (vol. 21)
Eric Pineda (vol. 10, 12)
James Dashiell (vol. 14)
James Lee (vol. 8)
Jason Milligan (vol. 13)
Jennifer Carbajal (vol. 17, 18)
Jose Macasocol (vol. 16)
Lucas Rivera
Production Coordination: Antonio DePietro
Production manager: Jennifer Miller
Retouch:
Deron Bennett (vol. 4)
Eric Pineda (vol. 16)
Jason Milligan (vol. 16)
Jennifer Carbajal (vol. 17, 18)
Jose Macasocol (vol. 6)
Miyuki Ishihara
Patrick Tran (vol. 8-15)
Script Editing: Rich Amtower
VP of Manufacturing: Ron Klamert
VP of Production: Ron Klamert
(none)
English companies
Licensed by:
Del Rey (vol. 35-38)
TOKYOPOP (vol. 1-34)
Retouch And Lettering:
Cybermedia (vol. 20)
Star Print Brokers (vol. 21)
French cast
French staff
Translation: Misato

Adaptation: Misato
(none)
French companies
Publisher: Kana
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Publisher: Glénat España
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Panini Comics (Planet Manga)
Italian cast
(none)
German cast
German staff
Translation: Christine Steinle
(none)
German companies
Publisher: Heyne
Danish staff
Danish cast
Translation: Alex Joergensen
(none)
Danish companies
Publisher: Mangismo Danmark
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
Translation: Fredrik Strömberg
(none)
Swedish companies
Publisher: Mangismo Sverige
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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