Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 12: The Great Kyoto Fire [NOOK Book]

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As Kenshin continues his re-education at the hand of his master in Hiten Mitsurugi, Hiko Seijûrô, he looks back also to the first, early years of that training...including the moment in his life in which he changed his name to "Kenshin." Meanwhile, the remaining members of the Juppongatana , or "Ten Swords," arrive in Kyoto, while the first phase of Shishio Makoto's plan for Japan finally gets underway. While Misao and the Oniwabanshu plan how best to pool their resources to stop Shishio from setting Kyoto ...

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Overview

As Kenshin continues his re-education at the hand of his master in Hiten Mitsurugi, Hiko Seijûrô, he looks back also to the first, early years of that training...including the moment in his life in which he changed his name to "Kenshin." Meanwhile, the remaining members of the Juppongatana , or "Ten Swords," arrive in Kyoto, while the first phase of Shishio Makoto's plan for Japan finally gets underway. While Misao and the Oniwabanshu plan how best to pool their resources to stop Shishio from setting Kyoto ablaze, Kenshin, Sano, and Saitô--now reunited--must consider their own next course of action.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781421546407
  • Publisher: VIZ Media
  • Publication date: 2/6/2012
  • Series: Rurouni Kenshin Series, #12
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: VIZ Rating: T+
  • Pages: 193
  • Sales rank: 259,144
  • File size: 75 MB
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Meet the Author

Nobuhiro Watsuki earned international accolades for his first major manga series, Rurouni Kenshin, about a wandering swordsman in Meiji Era Japan. Serialized in Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump from 1994 to 1999, Rurouni Kenshin quickly became a worldwide sensation, inspiring a spin-off short story ("Yahiko no Sakabato"), an animated TV series, and several animated movies. Watsuki's latest series, Buso Renkin, also available in English from VIZ Media, began publication in Weekly Shonen Jump in June 2003.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2005

    This is one of my favourites out of the whole series

    My friend got me hooked on Kenshin a while back, and at the sixth book I started to collect them for myself. This one contains probably one of my favourite pages out of the whole series; Hiko recaping all a list of Kenshin's emabarasing moments. 'Master, It's taken years to forget those things...' Aside from that, the plot advancement is really great.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2005

    GREAT BOOK

    this book is a fast pace and great book! U will love it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2005

    Amazing

    I say that anybody interested in manga would read this series. I have 1-15 and will order 16 as soon as it comes out. They are an absolute KNOCKOUT!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2005

    filled with samurai goodiness

    You have to love Kenshin and the other fighters in the story. Watsuki's got a nice sense of humor and its all mixed in with historical stuffs from japans past. (kenshin is so funny ^^)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2005

    Kenshin continues Hiten Mitsurugi

    In this volume, Kenshin Himura continues his training from his teacher Hiko Seijuro. Trying to find the hidden, most powerful attack of hiten mitsurugi! Amakakeru ryu no hirameki- Dragon flight of heaven!! while kenshin conqures the secret, Shisho and the juppongatana (ten swords) are plotting a great fire in kyoto! Overall, it was great. Watsuki is very talented! Its awesome and educational! Plus its hilarious. I recomend 12+ for the ages because its gets little violent and the use of swords. But i suggest checking it out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2005

    Amazing

    This book along with every one of the series is great and any fan of action and comidy should read this its a must have

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