Otogizoushi (GN 1)
Volume: GN 1
Release date: 2006-07-11
Suggested retail price: $9.99
Age rating: 13+
972 A.D., Kyoto, the capital of ancient Japan. The city has become a corrupt center filled with ubiquitous samurai and onmyoji, who care only about gaining political power. Facing uncontrollable famine and widespread disease, the Imperial Court sends the famous samurai Minamoto no Raiko to recover the legendary gem, the Magatama, which is said to hold the power to save the world. But when Raiko falls ill, his youngest sister, Hikaru, decides to make the journey in his place!
Story and art by Narumi Seto.
(added on 2006-03-29, modified on 2006-03-29)
- Reviewed by Theron Martin (August 4, 2006)
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