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Amakusa 1637  
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Description
From Evil Flowers:

During their senior trip on the cruise ship Victoria, a group of friends is suddenly pulled back in time and separated. The main character, Hayumi Natsuki, arrives in the year 1636. In Japanese history, Christian rebels, led by a young man known as Amakusa Shirou, revolted in 1637, which resulted in thousands of casualties.

However, when Natsuki arrives in the past, she and her friend Eri discover that Shirou Tokisada is already dead. Meanwhile, Natsuki, according to the villagers and Shirou’s parents, looks exactly like their late son (disregarding the fact that Natsuki is female).

Natsuki, the kendo champion of her school and heir to her family’s Hakuhouryuu kendo style, simply cannot stand by and watch innocent people be persecuted simply for being Christian. Soon she even becomes known as an angel, sent from God, whose arrival was prophesied 25 years earlier. But what will she do when old friends become new enemies?

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Амакуса 1637
天草时空旅人
天草X
Amakusa1637

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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.36 by Evil Flowers (171d ago)
v.8 c.35 by Evil Flowers (328d ago)
v.8 c.34 by Evil Flowers (378d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (88 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.3 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 24th 2014, 2:21pm PST


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Year
2001

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Serialized In (magazine)
Flowers (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #961 increased(+105)
Monthly Pos #1700 decreased(-36)
3 Month Pos #1962 increased(+223)
6 Month Pos #2249 decreased(-239)

List Stats
On 481 reading lists
On 461 wish lists
On 68 completed lists
On 55 unfinished lists
On 165 custom lists

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Wondering if I should continue   
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by Ariaofthesong
July 30th, 2013, 10:13pm
I've read up to chapter sixteen and I'm seriously wondering if I should continue. Don't get me wrong, its a great manga so far, its just I've got these feelings from certain things and I don't like it.

I feel really sad for some reason when I see the guys who were older and the girls who were younger. It makes me feel really sorry for them. I mean the guys lived for years in a world different than their own and grew older, yet the girls stayed young and innocent. I felt even more upset when it came to Miyamoto. We know he loves her yet .... and he gives that woman up...I just... It makes me feel so sad.

I like it, but I don't want to experiance these conflicted emotions. I really hate the amnesia part because everytime I see it happen, the person always gives up the people they "love" for the one they did love.

This can't compare to Saver. Not even in the slightest.
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I like it!   
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by japangirl401
September 13th, 2011, 10:22pm
From what I've read up until now, I am totally in love! The art isn't the best but it manages to capture your attention! I'm pretty sure once more chapters are released and the story is able to develop more than Amakusa 1637 will have much more for us readers! <3
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...   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by dreamer00013
February 10th, 2010, 10:02am
it's boring. Just so boring.
The art is average, the story is plain & the usual story (it reminds me of an author called Hohlbein - he made a story the same way. Throw in a guy/gal in a new world, throw others in who were with her but came sooner than her to the other world.)
Bang. That's the story.
The characters aren't interesting in any way and well.... I've found nothing about this manga that would want me to read on. After only two chapters is this manga over for me.

And even after reading Laclongquans comment I've got no idea how 11(!) people can like this series so much to give it a rating of 10 points.
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It's simply beautiful   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Laclongquan
December 18th, 2006, 9:05pm
Ah chapter 4 is out today. Such a longest break!

I should give a raving review to this manga. I really should. But it's only 4 chapters now, a review is a bit too early. So I will give some impressions, preview if you will.

If we had to categorize this manga, you can say it's Alternate History, and Time Travel . It means that characters was thrown back in time, to another universe pretty similar to their own. Historical events tend to happen the same but they can change it.IT will depend on the efforts of main characters.

Art: the art is simply beautiful. you could say it's the best of AKAISHI Michiyo so far. Clear and clean, the drawings are nice to the eyes.

Storyline: interesting so far. With four, five characters so far, the mangaka has a broad space to spun the tales in 3 different lines. We will have to wait to see how that develop.

An interesting sidenote: the link between Miyamoto Musashi and Amakusa also was mentioned in Hagane manga.

Characters: Strong boys and girls, and I dont mean muscles. they are high school students, 18 at best, thrown back in time to another place and they can still keep their heads. Even a girl, Eri, look a girly and weak, has a fierce determination. I like strong character and Akaishi Michiyo doesnt disappoint me.

Well, enough of that. Now I will go bug the hell out of the group to make them release faster.

... Last updated on December 18th, 2006, 9:08pm
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