Flash Of Wind Vol. 3 (Kaze Hikaru #3)
In an era of violent social upheaval, a young girl named Tominaga Sei, hoping to avenge her wrongfully murdered father and brother, disguises herself as a man, takes the name Kamiya Seizaburo, and joins the Mibu-Roshi--soon to be known as the Shinsengumi--an elite corps of swordsman who risk their lives to defend Japan's shogunate system. Will she be able to become a warri...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published by PT Elex Media Komputindo
(first published January 1st 2000)
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Oct 17, 2008 Lord rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: manga fans, japanese history fans
Wow, this series is actually starting to be good! The 3rd volume focuses more on the actual story and less on gay jokes and it pays off. Good work, Watanabe sensei! Not at all a usual "big eyes" shojo beat manga. This can be read by everyone. There are many actual historical references and many japanese words untranslated (good job Viz!) so this book is also good for learning something.
Taeko Watanabe (渡辺 多恵子 Watanabe Taeko) with Taeko as her first name, born 1960-08-29 in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. Her works consist mainly of shōjo manga and is best known for Kaze Hikaru. She has twice received the Shogakukan Manga Award, in 1991 for Hajime-chan ga Ichiban! and in 2003 for Kaze Hikaru.More about Taeko Watanabe...