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Sidooh V.1 (Sidooh - Way of Samurai #1)

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During the political upheavals and social strife at the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan (1855), two parentless brothers Yukimura Shoutarou and Yukimura Gentarou struggles to survive in these turbulent times. With their only possession being their deceased father's sword and clinging onto the wisdom of their mother's final words, the brothers seek to embark on the Pa ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published June 17th 2005 by Shueisha
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Feb 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of Kazuo Koike and other historical seinen manga
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1850s Japan -- the country is reeling from earthquakes, the arrival of Americans, and the cholera epidemic brought with them. Two young brothers, orphans, with their dying mother's words ringing in their ears, seek to learn swordsmanship for she said to them, if you are weak, you will die. The world the boys live in is harsh. Before they get too far into their journey, they encounter rogue samurai and are tricked into thinking they will become their students. Instead, they are sold into slavery ...more
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Oct 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A genre of manga I do not seem to read but have been pulled in by.
I really should start reading the remainder of the series. Another series I reccommend to people that they think I am strange for enjoying so much.

I usually read a lot of "dark" or "slice-of-life" sort of manga and normally stray from samurai themed books but I was pleasantly surprised that I seemed to take a liking to this.

Briefly, the story follows two boy siblings whose mother had died. They go through a number of awful occurr
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He was born on September 20, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese manga artist, who is well known for his manga Jiraishin. As of March 2006, he is currently married and has one child. His alias is Ichigo Nekota.

He was once a guest lecturer at Ritsumeikan University back in 1998, giving a talk on "Expression".

Nihei Tsutomu and Sato Shuho used to be his assistants.
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