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The Blue Wolves of Mibu 2

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The Blue Wolves of Mibu 2

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Nio is an orphan who can't help dreaming of a better world. In this action-packed manga, he meets two men who show him how much a few swords can change history. This riveting samurai series from the acclaimed creator of Days shares its setting with Rurouni Kenshin and chronicles the founding of the Shinsengumi by handsome and volatile men fighting for justice...and for themselves!

The year is 1863. It is a turbulent time in Japan, as rising anxieties about the modernizing world coincide with the decline of the shogunate, and the possibility of civil war looms. As disgruntled samurai flood into the city of Kyoto, a group of ronin warriors are recruited to maintain peace and protect the shogunate's interests: the Mibu Roshigumi, later known as the Shinsengumi!

Despite his youth and small stature, Nio begins to turn heads among the Roshigumi with his work ethic and forthright personality. But all is not well within the group—some plot against the Roshigumi for their own interests, and their resources are scant. Fortunately, a plea to the mighty daimyo of Aizu might just gain them an audience. Will the scrappy group of misfits find themselves a powerful backer, or will they be relegated to the dustbin of history?!

Born on June 9, 1980, Tsuyoshi Yasuda is best known for his soccer sports manga DAYS (published digitally by Kodansha), which was awarded best shonen manga in the 40th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2016. The Blue Wolves of Mibu is his first series to appear in print in English.

ISBN: 9798888770849

ISBN-10: 9798888770849

Publisher: Kodansha Comics

Publication Date: 05/28/2024 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/28/2024 - 12:00am

Pages: 208

Language: English


Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga