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Otogi Zoshi: Volume 1

(Otogi Zoshi #1)

3.46  ·  Rating details ·  61 ratings  ·  4 reviews
For Hikaru, learning swordsmanship is far more interesting than thinking about marriage...and she won't let being the only daughter of a noble house in 10th-century Japan stand in her way! But one fateful day, Hikaru comes across a group of thieves who want revenge on her adored older brother Raikou for obliterating their village. Now Hikaru must sharpen her sword, as she ...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published July 11th 2006 by TokyoPop
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Lucinda
Nov 23, 2017 rated it liked it
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A good start to a series, a bit scene jumpy in a few spots, but that could be summed to to world building.
Amber Jennell
Feb 03, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: manga
This review is for both volume 1 and 2 of the series.

This book is a prequel to the anime series Otogi Zoshi yet does not fit with the anime's established characterization or plot motives. By itself, it is a decent manga with good artwork and an easy to follow plot that fits together and makes decent sense. But as a tie-in with the anime it is a horrible let down.

I do not recommend this if you have not watched the anime but plan to.

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