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Genju No Seiza, Volume 1 (Genju No Seiza #1)

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From the Creator of Pet Shop of Horrors and Kamen Tantei! Kamishina has never really felt like a normal boy. At school, he prefers to lay low and not interact with the other kids. But all that changes when Kamishina discovers that he is the reincarnated spiritual ruler of the little-known country of Dhalashar. And on top of that, he has an intense spiritual sense that al...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published August 8th 2006 by TokyoPop
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Jody Mena
Not you're average school days manga! As expected of the creator of Pet Shop of Horrors, this is a compelling combination of thinly veiled mysteries and innuendos about things only half-believed, half-defined and half-understood, unique and dynamic characters, dramatic and powerful plot devices, unexpected and well blended comical moments, and beautiful artwork, especially of animals (which also turn half-human to a select few!). I was really impressed at the realistic, if exasperating, politica...more
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An interesting manga. Not really awesome or engaging but a good one. In some ways similar to Matsuri Akino's other series, Petshop of Horrors - Akino obviously has issues with "man eating" animals ;P Also, after the characters are set, the manga basically contains stand alone stories where the main heroes help solve various paranormal "cases". The overall arc is only thinly represented.
Tvaleros (SpadesHighReads)
I have never read any other works of Mr. Matsuri Akino, so this will be the first of his works I have come by.
I would say that this story was 'OK.' Not overly interesting, but not that bad of a bombshell.
I was not as engaging but there were a few witty moments, and some memorable artwork. I will continue to read the second volume just to stay optimistic.
Rachel Searcey
I love the art style of course, being a big fan of Pet Shop of Horrors.
The story is where this series really shines though. It's set up as a "case of the week" series, but it's got such a good supernatural/mythological base that it could go on for quite awhile & remain interesting.
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[Series Length: 13 volumes / Read: volumes 1-6]

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I'd say this is Matsuri Akino's best work ever. The plot the characters, it's all there and I love it!
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Pertama kali dibeli dan dibaca pada tahun 2008.
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Matsuri Akino (秋乃 茉莉 Akino Matsuri), is a Japanese manga artist from Mitaka, Tokyo, now a resident of Yokohama. Her work is a mix of the fantasy, mystery, and horror genres. Her self portrait is usually a kappa, sometimes with braids or an odango hairstyle.
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