Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai 1
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Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai 1

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In medieval Japan, a bell hanging on the collar is a sign that a cat has a master. Norachiyo's bell hangs from his katana sheath, but he is nonetheless a stray - a ronin. This one-eyed cat samurai travels across a dishonest world, cutting through pretense and deception with his blade. A gritty historical action story, starring samurai cats, Nekogahara will appeal to fans of everything from Japanese-flavoured fantasy like Naruto (Viz Media) to more adult historical action like Lone Wolf and Cub (Dark Horse).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1 pages
  • 145 x 208 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • Kodansha America, Inc
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1632363658
  • 9781632363657
  • 370,045

Review quote

-[With Takei's] best artwork yet... this beautiful, slyly witty first volume is a promising start.- -Otaku USA Magazine -Takes the very tired world of the samurai and makes it feel new again... A breath of fresh air.- -Adventures in Poor Tasteshow more

About Hiroyuki Takei

After starting out as an assistant on the samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin, Hiroyuki Takei in 1998 created Shaman King, which would go on to become a smash hit Shonen Jump adventure, published in the US by Viz Media, with an anime adaptation broadcast on Fox. Its success led to three spinoff and sequel manga. His cited influences include Osamu Tezuka, Hiroaki Samura's Blade of the Immortal, and Mike Mignola's Hellboy.show more

Rating details

49 ratings
3.63 out of 5 stars
5 22% (11)
4 35% (17)
3 31% (15)
2 8% (4)
1 4% (2)
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