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Hoshi no Samidare  
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The world is in mortal peril. Sir Noi Crezant, the Lizard Knight, has been sent to gain the aid of the great warrior Amamiya Yuuhi in hopes of finding the Princess Samidare and protecting the planet from the incredible 'Biscuit Hammer' poised to crack the Earth in two. Unfortunately Yuuhi wants no part of it, and the Princess doesn't prove to be the shining 'hero of justice' role model that Noi had hoped for.


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Associated Names
Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer

Groups Scanlating
Milky Translation

Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.64.5 by otakami (1242d ago)
v.10 c.61-65 (v2) (end) by otakami (1242d ago)
v.10 c.60 by otakami (1392d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews
Hoshi No Samidare by DoorKnob22

6 topics, 40 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1454 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.75 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 17th 2015, 6:53pm PST

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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young King Ours (Shonen Gahosha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Seven Seas (2 Omnibuses - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #176 decreased(-26)
Monthly Pos #151 decreased(-30)
3 Month Pos #96 decreased(-21)
6 Month Pos #84 (No change)

List Stats
On 2017 reading lists
On 1529 wish lists
On 3495 completed lists
On 142 unfinished lists
On 509 custom lists

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Forum Posts
do you want to see this as a anime? 635 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes ago
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Hoshi no Samidare romance 1589 days, 4 hours, 39 minutes ago
Who is you favorite Knight? 1654 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes ago

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The key here is originality.   
Rating: 7.2 / 10.0
by Crenshinibon
January 15th, 2009, 7:34pm
If nothing else, Hoshi no Samidare is certainly original. Reading it is akin to a breath of fresh air- the premise is goofy and fun, but has a bit of serious edge with its character development. It's well-planned, and although the art isn't much of anything to talk about, it doesn't detract from the story. I've gotten a few good laughs out of this one, it's definitely worth the read.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Brainskull
January 10th, 2009, 11:44pm
it is one of best ive read completly off track from a normal manga or what you would call a normal manga cough* naruto cough*. It has the FLCL feel to it all over the place. Deffenet pick up
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Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by monkeyvoodoo
November 20th, 2008, 12:42am
Nonstop awesome right from the start. HnS reminds me a lot of the FLCL anime, in terms of letting go of the status-quo and just telling an awesome story for the sake of telling an awesome story. Although this isn't as insanely strange as FLCL.

I'm really enjoying the storytelling and artwork. The character artwork looks a little odd at some times, but it seems like it's more deliberate than lack of artistic talent. It goes well with the slightly odd plot, without really being too distracting.

This strikes me as either a very well thought out story, or a brilliant storyteller (or I guess it could be both). Regardless, this is an incredibly enjoyable read that I could highly recommend to practically anyone.

Also, I'm not sure what the "ecchi" in the genre is for. All I've seen so far is some panties, and it wasn't even really presented in a sexual manner, rather as part of a joke, which strikes me more as innocent fun, rather than the boner-popping, borderline porn found in lots of other "ecchi" titles.

Anyways, go read this now! And enjoy the awesome!

... Last updated on February 24th, 2009, 10:20pm
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It's Okay...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by kirabook
November 7th, 2008, 8:22pm
I just started reading this today. I love the comedy(like the lizard throwing XD) but the main characters look better on the cover pages! in the actual manga his face looks so square to me but i guess i have to get used to it. If your looking for a quick light read this is a good start.
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One of the most original stories I've read   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by SnoopyCool
October 22nd, 2008, 10:49am
I normally don't make comments on anything, let alone something that my group works on, but I totally can't hold my tongue on this one. It was recommended to me by a fan and I'm like 'well, whatever, I'll give it a shot' and I was kind of blah towards it during the entire time that I read through the first three volumes. Not too bad, but I really didn't give it much of a chance. Then one day about 2 months later I was pretty bored with life in general and saw it on the shelf and decided to give it a second read and it blew me away from page 1 onward. I'm not sure exactly what it was about the manga that I missed the first time or if maybe I wasn't even reading it and just skimming the pages, but I was totally stunned and it left a pretty large impression on me.

Anyway, I know it doesn't seem it right now, but the first three volume of Hoshi no Samidare (the official Japanese title IS Hoshi instead of Wakusei, btw, despite the kanji) is actually something of a prologue introducing the characters (and there are lots of them), then starts the adventure. The plot unfolds in a way that leaves just about everything open to further possibilities. Characters can and will die, change sides, love and fight amongst themselves and everything in between and none of it comes off as unnecessary plot device for the sake of plot device storytelling. All in all, it's an incredibly clever comedy with underlying plot points that can and will appeal to pretty much anyone that gives it a chance and I enjoy it more and more every month.

On a side note, this has gotten me into some other Mizukami stories and I've enjoyed all of them... wonderful author for people looking for unique and well-planned stories.
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Rating: N/A
by canucks
October 21st, 2008, 7:09am
So far the comedy is well planned and executed with precision. The art is very congruent with the general tone of the writing. The characters thus far exhibit originality and fundamental character flaws in which further retrospection can logically occur. Psychological implications of this manga leaves something to be desired, and whether this will be a superficial tap of coming of age angst or a deeper exploration of the post adolescent psyche remains to be seen.

In other words...

It's fantastic so far, give it a shot!
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Lizard, unmotivated guy and a princess!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by tsuto
September 22nd, 2008, 4:48pm
It's a good comedy manga, main character's traits make it original somehow, plus the interaction between them is interesting in a funny way. I would describe it as "wacky characters inserted in your typical protect the world manga". The art is nice, nothing to go "whoa!" about, but it compliments the story nicely.

... Last updated on September 22nd, 2008, 4:49pm
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