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Arata: The Legend, Vol. 08 (Arata: The Legend #8)

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An action-packed shonen fantasy from the acclaimed author of Fushigi Yû gi! Reads R to L (Japanese Style).

Hinohara and his companions arrive in a town ruled by Kugura, the Shinsho who controls wind. But since Kugura's palace is forbidden to men, the group concoct a plan to infiltrate the disguise!
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 13th 2011 by VIZ Media LLC (first published September 17th 2010)
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Jan 10, 2013 Josephine rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, manga, fantasy
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Apr 06, 2012 Miss rated it liked it
Ahh Arata. What a good shoujo heroine he is. :D Seriously, I adore that he is basically a shoujo heroine in a shonen story. Winning over the bad guys with his kindness! Holding fast to his faith in his friends! Struggling to reconcile his gentle nature with situations where violence is necessary! Yes, good, carry on my lad. Moving to plot specifics: I thought the Kanate storyline was well handled but not particularly interesting to me. Apparently I am far more interested in the relationship ...more
Krista Ivy
Kanate finally meets up with his brothers again. they beat him and a dying Sho saves him. Kanate becomes a Sho so that he may be strong and Arata Hinohara's friend (always wanted to be his equal). the palace that they need to infiltrate only allows women and so they must masquerade as women. (there is great hilarity from the cross dressing boys fighting over who's prettier). the Sho of the palace, Kugura, chooses the female Hinohara for the night. Hinohara fights him until the Sho changes into ...more
Aug 26, 2015 Lexie rated it really liked it
Shelves: gns-owned-read
Guess who joined the THIS IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS TRAIN. Go on. Guess. If you said Kanate you'd win! What do you win? A one way trip to OH MY GOD STOP WATASE THIS IS NEVER A GOOD PLACE FOR YOU TO GO land.

Let me get something outta the way--of her series I've read (and I've read most of her stuff domestic and not translated officially) the main thrust of the angst is two friends (or family members) having idealogical differences in their approach to important matters.

In this case it's ho
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Jul 27, 2013 Philippe Lhoste rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, manga, humour, baston
Tomes 6 à 9.

Arata continue son parcours, réussissant à asservir les fourreaux qu'il rencontre, non par la force, mais par sa compassion... (non sans de nombreuses péripéties, bien sûr).

Je me demande à chaque fois comment Arata va convaincre le prochain fourreau, mais l'auteur munit chaque adversaire d'une faille psychologique dont le héros bénéficie, en étant emphatique avec cette personne. Habilement fait, et suffisamment varié (dans le style des adversaires, et dans les intrigues / personnages
Feb 20, 2013 Lindsey rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga, re-read
The end of this volume made me laugh so hard. The "You...are cute" part totally caught me off guard, and Arata and Kannagi in drag were hilarious. It reminded me a lot of Some Like it Hot.
Sep 29, 2013 D rated it liked it
This series has been slowing down for me. Feel like I am in the falling action, but the main event hasn't happened yet. This could just be a burn out from reading manga.
Feb 07, 2013 Anna rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
Oh well, when in doubt - harem, x-dressing and shouta-ness. The story is mildly dragging, but the funny bits are still funny
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A Japanse shoujo manga-ka. She is known for her works Fushigi Yūgi, Alice 19th, Ceres: The Celestial Legend, Fushigi Yūgi Genbu Kaiden and Absolute Boyfriend. She likes all music, except heavy metal and old traditional music.

She received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Ceres, Celestial Legend in 1997. Since writing her debut short story "Pajama de Ojama" ("An Intrusion in Pajamas"), Wata
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