Yokaiden, Volume 1

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Yokai…Japanese spirits.

Most people fear them, and a few people even hunt them, thinking they are horrible monsters to be destroyed at all costs. But young Hamachi wants to be friends with them! He sees them as mischievous creatures that could coexist peacefully with humans if only given a chance.

When his grandmother dies under mysterious circumstances, Hamachi journeys into the Yokai realm. Along the way, he encounters an ogre who punishes ...

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Overview

Yokai…Japanese spirits.

Most people fear them, and a few people even hunt them, thinking they are horrible monsters to be destroyed at all costs. But young Hamachi wants to be friends with them! He sees them as mischievous creatures that could coexist peacefully with humans if only given a chance.

When his grandmother dies under mysterious circumstances, Hamachi journeys into the Yokai realm. Along the way, he encounters an ogre who punishes truant children, an angry water spirit, and a talking lantern. Will Hamachi be able to find his grandmother's killer, or will he be lost forever in another world?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345503275
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/18/2008
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.62 (d)

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  • Posted July 29, 2011

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    Awesomely funny.

    I was so thoroughly surprised when I read this manga, I was pretty iffy about it, was on the fence about the art and while supernatural is one of my favorite genres, I just wasn't too excited about the plot from the synopsis on the back cover, but to my delight, I found myself totally loving it. It's hysterical. The dialouge is awesome and had me in stitches. The art grew on me as did the characters, Hamachi charmed me with his quirky ways. I got thoroughly into it and only after I had finished the second volume did I discover, to my horror, that it's unfinished. What a let-down. One of the thing's I hate most about series and unfortunately almost makes me wish I hadn't read it to begin with. BUT! /this/ series is too good to miss out on, so even if the third volume never makes an appearance, I still recommend it. :)

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