• The author/artist is getting to be quite lauded in Japan. He's poised to break through here too.
• A 23-volume manga series–over 22 million copies sold in Japan to date
• The Sci-Fi elements and mythology give it a different sort of edge. It's a mythological historical fantasybut with ROBOTS!
• Manga also published in 9 countries including Germany and France
• Originally serialized in Japan’s manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump
• Previewed and promoted in VIZ Media’s SHONEN JUMP magazine
When his clan is wiped out by a beautiful demon, young Taikobo finds himself in charge of the mysterious Hoshin Project. Its mission: find all immortals living in the human world and seal them away forever. But who do you trustand whose side are you really onwhen you've been trained to hunt demons by a demon.
When the land of Seiki declares its independence, Bunchu decides to destroy the fledgling kingdom. Taikobo attempts to mount a defense against this powerful enemy, but when the Dashiben, his only weapon, is stolen, he must rely on his wits alone.
About the Author
Ryu Fujisaki's Worlds came in second place for the prestigious 40th Tezuka Award. His Psycho +, Waqwaq and Hoshin Engi have all run in Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine, and the Hoshin Engi anime is available on DVD in Japan and North America. A lover of science fiction, literature and history, Fujisaki has made Hoshin Engi a mix of genres that truly showcases his amazing art and imagination.