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Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru (manga)

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Alternative title:
Samurai 8: Hachimaruden (Japanese)
SAMURAI Eight: Hachimaruden (Japanese)
サムライ8 八丸伝 (Japanese)
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.
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Seen in part or in whole by 12 users, rank: #3401 (of 6231)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.000 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.8974, rank: #4622 (of 6689)
Weighted mean: 6.540 (Good−), rank: #4416 (of 6689) (seen all: 7.09 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.066 (Good), rank: #2370 (of 3365)
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
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Japanese staff
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Publisher: Shueisha
English staff
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Translation: Stephen Paul

Design: Julian Robinson
Editing: Alexis Kirsch
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Snir Aharon
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Licensed by: Viz Media
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Licensed by: Planeta DeAgostini Comics (Spain)
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Publisher: Planet Manga
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Translation: Miyuki Tsuji
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Publisher: Carlsen Comics

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