Blade of the Immortal Deluxe Volume 1

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Blade of the Immortal Deluxe Volume 1

Blade of the Immortal Deluxe Volume 1

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At the same time the Ittō-ryū swordsmen are on a mission to close down all other sword schools that won’t adopt their more broad based methods. The omnibus spines are really cool but it will most likely bend and curve if they are read multiple times.

Disgraced Edo officer Habaki faces the devious Anotsu in a decisive showdown, while Manji, Rin, and only a few others witness the end of an era. It sets Rin on a path that sustains the series, initially spurred by wanting revenge on Ittō-ryū leader Anotsu Kagehisa. These Deluxe editions are hardcovers, printing the story at the same page size as it was originally seen in Japan, rather than digest size as previously.Intense and audacious, Blade takes period samurai action and deftly combines it with a modernist street idiom to create a style and mood like no other work of graphic fiction. Collects Blade of the Immortal volumes 1 to 3 in the original 7' x 10' serialized format, in a faux-leather hardcover treatment, and with a bookmark ribbon. Collects Blade of the Immortal volumes 20 to 22 in the original 7" x 10" serialized format, in a faux-leather hardcover treatment, and with a bookmark ribbon. Hiroaki Samura’s massive manga series spawned two anime adaptations, a spinoff novel, an art book, and a live-action film!

Few artists draw samurai manga as well as Hiroaki Samura, whose pages are packed with photorealistic detail while remaining fluid, dynamic, and human. Collects Blade of the Immortal volumes 20-22 in the original 7" x 10" serialized format, in a faux-leather hardcover treatment, and with a bookmark ribbon. If you read Japanese, invest in the original versions, if not the minor production differences aren’t going to impact in the face of what you’re getting. But the deluxe editions have a simplistic spine which makes it look neat and it’s hardcover so no bending curve.

Collects Blade of the Immortal volumes 29 to 31 in the original 7' x 10' serialized format, in a faux-leather hardcover treatment, and with a bookmark ribbon. Hiroaki Samura’s manga epic ends in this massive deluxe hardcover with over 700 pages of strange sword-fighting action! Purists also quibble about the production process of re-pasting the panels page by page to create the front to back reading experience, as in the years since Blade of the Immortal first appeared in English we’ve become used to reading manga from back to front as the Japanese do. The Slings and Arrows Graphic Novel Guide doesn't care where you've been, where you're going or where you're located. This volume also features the debut of the mysterious Mugai-ryu warriors, who will become major players in this revenge epic from a modern manga master!

We will never knowingly harvest your data beyond the cookies needed for smooth running of the site, and wouldn't dream of passing it anywhere. Alternatively the same content has already appeared twice in smaller format books, initially as three slimmer paperbacks Blood of a Thousand, Cry of the Worm, and Dreamsong, and then combined as the first Blade of the Immortal Omnibus. Dishonored military leader Kagimura must destroy Anotsu and the hated Itto-ryu school, so he forms the new Rokki-dan gang of odd criminal misfits to help him track Anotsu down. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.

Collects Blade of the Immortal volumes 29 to 31 in the original 7" x 10" serialized format, in a faux-leather hardcover treatment, and with a bookmark ribbon. Blade of the Immortal is a monumental achievement to rank alongside the greatest comics, with the total of it better than the sum of its 219 chapters, almost none of which are individually unsatisfying. Samura's storytelling tour de force also won Japan's Media Arts Award, several British Eagle Awards, and an Eisner Award, among other international accolades. This volume presents Hiroaki Samura's complete "Demon Lair" story arc--which features a massive prison brawl helmed by young Rin--and the "Footsteps" story arc, which builds up to Blade of the Immortal 's intense, multi-volume final battle! Blade of the Immortal has won numerous awards across the globe, including the Eisner Award in America, the prestigious Media Arts Award of Japan, and multiple British Eagle Awards—among many other international accolades.



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