×
  • remind me tomorrow
  • remind me next week
  • never remind me
Subscribe to the ANN Newsletter • Wake up every Sunday to a curated list of ANN's most interesting posts of the week. read more

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (manga)

Have you read this? want to / read some / read all

Alternative title:
Samurai 8: Hachimaruden (Japanese)
SAMURAI Eight: Hachimaruden (Japanese)
サムライ8 八丸伝 (Japanese)
Themes: samurai
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Hachimaru was born with a compromised immune system and a weak body – so weak, in fact, that he can't survive without being hooked up to a special machine his father made. Despite that, Hachimaru dreams of becoming a samurai and one day going out into the galaxy to save people. His dream turns out to be closer than he thinks when his slight-defective robot dog brings home what at first looks like a daruma, but turns out to be Daruma, a legendary samurai. With Daruma's help, Hachimaru begins the transformation that will turn him into the true samurai he's always wanted to be.
User Ratings: 7 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Decent: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 So-so: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 14 users, rank: #3222 (of 6719)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.143 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.6413, rank: #4741 (of 7450)
Weighted mean: 6.500 (Decent+), rank: #4694 (of 7450) (seen all: 6.79 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.936 (Good), rank: #2662 (of 3485)
Number of tankoubon: 5
Chapter titles: We have 43
Vintage: 2019-05-13 to 2020-03-23 (Weekly Shonen Jump, 2019 #24 - 2020 #17)
Release dates: We have 10
Review:
You can contribute information to this page, but first you must login or register

Graphic novel
    Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (GN 1) 2020-03-03 (from $9.99)
    Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (GN 2) 2020-05-05 (from $9.99)
    Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (GN 3) 2020-08-04 (from $9.99)
    Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (GN 4) 2020-11-03 (from $9.89)
    Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (GN 5) 2021-02-02 (from $9.89)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shueisha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Stephen Paul

Design: Julian Robinson
Editing: Alexis Kirsch
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Snir Aharon
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
Online Distribution: MANGA Plus
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Licensed by: Planeta DeAgostini Comics (Spain)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Planet Manga
Italian cast
(none)
German cast
German staff
Translation: Miyuki Tsuji
(none)
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics

This encyclopedia is collaboratively edited by the users of this site
DISCLAIMER add information report an error lookup sources

Compare this manga's credits with others

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Manga anthology