Samurai Executioner (manga)

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Alternative title:
Kubikiri Asa (Japanese)
首斬り朝 (Japanese)
Themes: historical
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Kubikiri Asa, as an executioner in Edo-period Japan, struggles to walk the fine balance between the brutal path of crime and punishment and enlightened road of Samurai honor. Mature audiences only.
User Ratings: 34 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (Eng:4, sub:3, dub:1)
 Excellent: 10 votes (Eng:6, sub:4)
 Very good: 9 votes (Eng:7, sub:2)
 Good: 3 votes (dub:2, Eng:1)
 Decent: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 So-so: 2 votes (Eng:2)
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Seen in part or in whole by 71 users, rank: #1046 (of 4317)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.382 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.3936, rank: #521 (of 4332)
Weighted mean: 8.350 (Very good+), rank: #466 (of 4332) (seen all: 8.54 / seen some: 7.99)
Bayesian estimate: 8.293 (Very good+), rank: #174 (of 2717)
Number of tankoubon: 10
Number of pages: 300
Volumes:
#01. When The Demon Knife Weeps
#02. Two Bodies, Two Minds
#03. The Hell Stick
#04. Portrait Of Death
#05. Ten Fingers, One Life
#06. Shinko The Kappa
#07. The Bamboo Splitter
#08. The Death Sign Of Spring
Vintage:
1972 to 1976 (Original Serialization)
2005-10 to 2006-07 (Spain)
Release dates: We have 4
Review:
Samurai Executioner GN 7 (Feb 9, 2006)
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Graphic novel
    Samurai Executioner (GN 1) 2004-07-28 (from $6.82)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 2) 2004-12-15 (from $6.82)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 3) 2005-01-26 (from $7.27)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 4) 2005-03-09 (from $6.82)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 5) 2005-09-21 (from $7.23)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 6) 2005-09-28 (from $6.78)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 7) 2005-12-14 (from $6.71)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 8) 2006-01-11 (from $7.27)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 9) 2006-03-15 (from $7.46)
    Samurai Executioner (GN 10) 2006-05-24 (from $7.27)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
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Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha (Original Publication)
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Lia Ribacchi
Translation: Dana Lewis

Book Design: Darin Fabrick
Editing: Tim Ervin-Gore
Editing Assistant: Philip Simon
Publisher: Mike Richardson
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English companies
Licensed by: Dark Horse Comics
Retouch & Lettering: Digital Chameleon
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Publisher: Planeta DeAgostini Comics (Spain)
Spanish cast
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Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
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Portuguese cast
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