Rurouni Kenshin, Volume 10

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VIZ Media LLC, Jan 11, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
132 Reviews
Packed with action, romance and historical intrigue, Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most beloved and popular manga series worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, it tells the saga of Himura Kenshin, once an assassin of ferocious power, now a humble rurouni, a wandering swordsman fighting to protect the honor of those in need. 

A hundred and fifty years ago in Kyoto, amid the flames of revolution, there arose a warrior, an assassin of such ferocious power he was given the title Hitokiri: Manslayer. With his bloodstained blade, Hitokiri Battosai helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu period and end the reign of the shoguns, slashing open the way toward the progressive Meiji Era.  Then he vanished, and with the flow of years became legend.

In the 11th year of Meiji, in the middle of Tokyo, the tale begins. Himura Kenshin, a humble rurouni, or wandering swordsman, comes to the aid of Kamiya Kaoru, a young woman struggling to defend her father's school of swordsmanship against attacks by the infamous Hitokiri Battosai. But neither Kenshin nor Battosai are quite what they seem...

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TT This story had such a wonderful ending:D Bravoooo! - Goodreads
And a perfect ending. - Goodreads
The ending is very different than the anime series. - Goodreads

Review: Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 4 (Rurouni Kenshin #10-12)

User Review  - Keiran Thegreat - Goodreads

This series keeps getting better, the characters are well developed and likeable and the plot is becoming more complex and intriguing. A very fine manga indeed. Read full review

Review: Rurouni Kenshin, Volume 2 (Rurouni Kenshin #2)

User Review  - Rachel (Sfogs) - Goodreads

So Zanza seems to have joined the group, and now there is a serial killer on the loose! Kamiya was really silly following him! Read full review

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About the author (2005)

He won an honourable mention prize in the Shonen Jump. "New Manga Hop Step Award" with the work Podomakku. Later, while he worked as an assistant, he presented works such as Sengoku No Mikazuki (Crescent Moon in the Warring States) and Rurouni-Meiji Kenkaku Romantan (Meiji Swordsman Romance Story). The serialization of Rurouni Kenshin started in 1994 and concluded in 1999. His hobbies are to draw, read, play video games, read American comic books, and make model figures.

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