Rasetsu, Volume 1

Rasetsu, Volume 1

by Chika Shiomi

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Overview

R to L (Japanese Style). Yako Hoshino, a young man with spiritual powers of his own, comes to the agency seeking help with a possessed book. He's seen a lot of strange phenomena in his day, but the last thing he expects to see is Rasetsu bearing a striking resemblance to his old love Yurara!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421527505
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 06/02/2009
Series: Rasetsu Series , #1
Edition description: Original
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Chika Shiomi debuted with the manga Todokeru Toki o Sugitemo (Even if the Time for Deliverance Passes), and her work is currently running in two Japanese magazines, Bessatsu Hana to Yume and Mystery Bonita.

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Rasetsu, Volume 1 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Jenson_AKA_DL on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Chika Shiomi serves up another spirit busting series with the Yurara take off, Rasetsu. When we left off with Yurara, Yako was thrown over by the beautiful spirit when her human host matured into a self sufficiant ghost talker, necessitating her departure. This series picks up with Yako years later as a bookstore employee who calls upon an exorcist agency to get rid of angry spirits haunting a book. The 18 year old head exorcist is Rasetsu, who bears a resemblance to Yurara and sets Yako completely on edge. I did enjoy this pick up as I felt really bad for Yako at the end of the preceding series, despite his antagonistic attitude. I am just hoping that we don't wind up with another love triangle subplot as I had gotten a bit sick of the last one near the end. As with her other work, Shiomi's drawings are well balanced with easy to follow panels and a nice mix of detailed and static backgrounds. The storyline is interesting and very different from Yurara which is nice. I'm looking forward to seeing how it all progresses.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
This was interesting. Good start.
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writingfor14 More than 1 year ago
very cool and a cool story line, good character development too
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ahalady89 More than 1 year ago
Read Yurara first so you can understand the conflict in this series. Love the art. The characters are like none other. Good read, fun series. Anxiously awaiting the next volume.
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Jinx More than 1 year ago
Yes, this is the continuing of Yuara, yes I spelled it wrong. >.> But anyway, if you read her books of Yuara before, and was sad at the ending cause of Yuko. THEN LOOK NO FUTHER! Cause this is the story for you then! In this one, it's a love story between Yuko and a girl that looks just like Yuara's guardian ghost that went away. So I really can't wait to read this volume and for the others to come out soon. I've always thought that he would finally find his love, and that his love with be Yuara the ghost. But this is really something, a girl that looks almost like her, and also with a curse?! WHAT'S NEXT?! XD So if you love Yuko, and wish to know if HE has his own happy ending, then this is the book for you to read.
GracelingGirl More than 1 year ago
ok so i havent read this book yet but Yurara is the series that i believe comes before this one and i loved every page and i am just thrilled to see this one coming out! i cant wait to read it. the rating is going to be on Yurara because i have not yet read Rasetsu.