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The elusive samurai  Cover Image Book Book

The elusive samurai / story and art by Yusei Matsui ; translation & English adaptation John Werry.

Matsui, Yūsei, 1981- (author,, illustrator.). Werry, John (Translator), (translator,, adapter.).

Summary:

"In medieval Japan, eight-year-old Hojo Tokiyuki is the heir to the Kamakura shogunate. But the Hojo clan is in decline, and Tokiyuki's peaceful days of playing hide-and-seek with his teachers come to an abrupt end when his clan is betrayed from within. The lone survivor of his family, Tokiyuki is the rightful heir to the throne, but to take it back, he'll have to do what he does best--run away! After the massacre of his family by the traitor Ashikaga Takauji, Tokiyuki flees with the help of a handful of loyal retainers who have also survived the purge. One of them is Suwa Yorishige, an ally of the Hojo clan and lord of Suwa province. The slightly odd Yorishige also claims to be clairvoyant and foretells that Tokiyuki will one day become the ruler of Japan. But for the moment, escaping from enemy territory is the priority!"--Volume 1, Back cover.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781974732517 (Volume 1 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 1974732517 (Volume 1 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974733972 (Volume 2 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974733989 (Volume 3 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974734382 (volume 4 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974736294 (volume 5 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974736966 (volume 6 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974738717 (volume 7 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974740925 (volume 8 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974741212 (volume 9 ; paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781974743803 (volume 10 ; paperback)
  • Physical Description: Volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: Shonen Jump edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, [2022]-

Content descriptions

General Note:
Date of publication from publisher's webpage.
"First published in Japan in 2021 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo."--Page facing title page.
Target Audience Note:
Rated teen. VIZ
Language Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Hōjō, Takatoki, 1303-1333 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Samurai > Comic books, strips, etc.
Young men > Comic books, strips, etc.
Survival > Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan > History > Kamakura period, 1185-1333 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan > History > Muromachi period, 1336-1573 > Comic books, strips, etc. > Fiction.
Genre: Historical comics.
Graphic novels.

Available copies

  • 30 of 35 copies available at Kenton County.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 35 total copies.
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