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Samurai Deeper Kyo, Volume 05 (Samurai Deeper Kyo #5)

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Kyo and his party face off at the Fifth Gate--in the battle to kill off Shinrei, Kyo uses Mizuchi and Suzaku, his most powerful attacks, but they aren't enough. With waterwyrms squeezing the life out of Yuya and Shinrei refusing to take it out of her body, the only way to save her now is to kill Shinrei!
Paperback, 200 pages
Published February 10th 2004 by TokyoPop (first published 2000)
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Today’s post is on Samurai Deeper Kyo Volume 5 by Akimine Kamijo. It is the fifth in the series and you need to have read the previous volumes to get the story. The cover has Kyo, and Yukimura on it looking cool. There is strong language, sexuality, and lots of violence in this series. The story is told from third person god point of view with the thoughts of the characters sometimes added for character development and history. There Be Spoilers Ahead.

From the back of the book- Who is the real D
14 January 2013

Many secrets are revealed in Samurai Deeper Kyo, Volume 05, including the one most important to Kyo. This volume teaches you to stay on your guard because no one is who they seem.

The most interesting revelations are the relationship between the leader of the Iga Ninja and Ieyasu Tokugawa. But the true icing on the cake is how Benitora is involved in all of the mysteries.

Later in the volume, Kyo is reunited with some frenemies, the Four Emperors: Ajira, Shindara, Antera, and Bikar
We finally find out that Kyo/Kyoshiro has a scar on his back- Yuya's brother died in front of her and his killer had the same scar. We don't know which of these two are responsible for his death. We are currently in the Forest of Death, on our way to find Kyo's body.

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Akimine Kamijyo (上条明峰 Kamijō Akimine?, born September 13, 1975, Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese manga artist best known for creating Samurai Deeper Kyo. The name 'Akimine Kamijyo' is merely her pen-name. Her doujinshi work was done under the name 'Meika Hatagashira' (伯明華?).

Her second series was Shirogane no Karasu also known as Silver Crow. It started on May 30, 2007 in Weekly Shōnen Magazine a
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