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Saiyuki Reload Volume 1 (Saiyuki universe #10)

4.16  ·  Rating Details  ·  762 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Book by Kazuya Minekura
Paperback, 200 pages
Published August 9th 2005 by TokyoPop (first published July 25th 2002)
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Emily G
Aug 17, 2014 Emily G rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, action, books-2014
I'm taking KatiKat's advice and reading some manga to get me back into reading. Just not been in the mood for novels lately!

Saiyuki Reload starts at breakneck pace and never really slows down in this volume. The Sanzo party are famous and being hunted by all youkai. There is a lot of subtext between Sanzo and Gojyo, I think, but maybe I'm seeing what I want to see ;-)!

The story Snowdrop is so bittersweet with a youkai who has escaped the effects of the minus wave doing all he can to protect the
Jami Lowe
Aug 26, 2014 Jami Lowe rated it it was amazing
Love it!! fun, and funny, and hilarious characters! highly recommend!
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Jody Mena
Jun 01, 2015 Jody Mena added it
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Awesome! I didn't want Saiyuki to end, and it looks like it didn't - this picks up pretty much right where they left off! The first story was a great return to the beginning of the first series, reiterating: 'until the day I die, the only side I'm on is my own!' I love these characters! The chapters with the youkai children on the mountain top was really very heartbreaking. I think that man was very brave, giving the children a home, then killing them when they went insane; I'm glad he managed t ...more
Miss Ryoko
Oct 15, 2012 Miss Ryoko rated it it was amazing
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Saiyuki Reload has started off just as amazing as the first set. And the end "extra manga" is killer. I was laughing so hard I was crying! Kazuya Minekura, you are truly a goddess in my eyes! My hero!!

Update (October 15th, 2012)
Oh man!! Double the Sanzo party!! Too hot to handle!! First, I want to say I love the new/tweaked outfits! So sexy!! (Kougaiji's is hot too!!) Second, Hakkai looks SO HOT on the double page spread of them pulling their robes off. Oh. My. Ra. Seriously, I about fainted XD
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Saiyuki RELOAD is the sequel to the series, making an almost complete reversal on perspective of the youkai/demons driven to madness and murder. Where Gensomaden Saiyuki (the main series) sets up the world and the characters, RELOAD delves into the other side of the story: the youkai who have not gone mad, surviving in a world of human distrust and want for revenge. The second half of RELOAD, the "even a worm" arc, deals w
Leila Anani
This volume covers several stories - we have our heroes come to a town where Youkai are apparently murdering women but the perpetrators aren't quite what they seem. Next we move to a lone, sane Youkai looking after a band of orphaned Youkai kids. This arc is fantastic. It's really dark as we see this guy forced to kill his charges when they turn. Things take an even darker turn when a band of youkai hating humans decide to take matters into their own hands.

The last part of the volume leads into
May 28, 2015 Kate rated it it was amazing
I love Kazuya Minekura's art. Saiyuki & Saiyuki Reload have become some of my favorite series.
Mar 18, 2014 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
Kazuya Minekura! I don't think anything else really matters. Other than it is a great sequel.
May 20, 2008 Kimberly rated it it was amazing
The coninuation to the Gensoumaden Saiyuki. This is the next story arc in the series.
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Kazuya Minekura (峰倉かずや Minekura Kazuya, born March 23, 1975) is a Japanese manga artist most known for the Saiyuki series. Her other manga series include Wild Adapter, Shiritsu Araiso Koto Gakko Seitokai Shikkobu (Araiso Private School Student Council Executive Committee), and Stigma. Stigma is notable for being a full-color work, unusual as manga is generally drawn in black and white.

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