Tail of the Moon Prequel: The Other Hanzo(u)

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VIZ Media LLC, Jun 2, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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R to L (Japanese Style). Set in feudal Japan, a young woman is found with a huge scar on her back and no memory of who she is. She’s given the name "Kaguya" and taken in by a local brothel where she's put in charge of babysitting and housekeeping duties. Hanzou, the head guard of the nearby castle, starts to pursue her and realizes later that they’ve actually met before...and are enemies! (It turns out this young woman is one of Oda Nobunaga's daughters--Princess Sara.) In the second story, Oda Nobunaga sends Sara to infiltrate the ninja town of Iga to steal a secret gunpowder formula. She is to go under the guise of being the prospective bride of Hanzo Hattori, one of the high-ranking ninja leaders of Iga. Sara willingly goes along with the plan because she doesn't realize that she's got her Hanzo(u)s mixed up!

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Review: Tail of the Moon, Volume 15 (Tail of the Moon #15)

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Contains Chapters 99 - 103: This volume did a good job of wrapping the series up and I loved reading this series as a whole because of all the great characters. This series had a great plot that was ... Read full review

Review: Tail of the Moon, Volume 1 (Tail of the Moon #1)

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This is the first manga I've ever read so I had little expectations, and thank God for that. This isn't by any means a bad book, but it wasn't great either. This is only the first volume though so there's a big chance that it might improve in the next. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Rinko Ueda's works include Ryo, a series based on the legend of Gojo Bridge, Home, a story about love crossing national boundaries, and Tail of the Moon (Tsuki no Shippo), a romantic ninja comedy.

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