Blade of the Immortal - On the Perfection of Anatomy (GN 17)
Title: Blade of the Immortal - On the Perfection of Anatomy
Volume: GN 17
Distributor: Dark Horse Comics
Release date: 2007-06-13
Suggested retail price: $16.95
Age rating: 17+
Manji, the immortal swordsman, lies imprisoned in the bakufu stronghold of the mysterious Habaki Kagimura. Seeking to impart the life-extending powers of Manji's kessen-chu bloodworms to other humans, Kagimura orders his medical examiners to discover the secrets of Manji's amazing regenerative abilities.
Using a series of convicts as live subjects in an increasingly grisly series of twisted experiments, Burando, Kagimura's lead medical examiner, begins to grow more desperate and sickened with each horrifying failure. And through it all, Manji lives, and regenerates, and bides his time for the moment that he can pay back his tormentors... limb by limb!
Story and art by Hiroaki Samura.
(added on 2007-02-02, modified on 2007-02-02)
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