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Sengoku Youko  
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"Stop your evil deeds and take the right path!" That is the creed of Youko Tama and her younger step brother, Jinka Sendou. The two demon siblings travel the country to stop the deeds of all evil doers, along with a scaredy-cat swordsman they picked up along the way, Hyoudou Shinsuke. During their travels, they will come across a monk organization with more than suspicious methods and they'll soon be at war.


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Associated Names
Sengoku Yoko
Warring States Youko

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Latest Release(s)
v.17 c.97-99 by Vexed Scans (7d ago)
c.Omake by Vexed Scans (14d ago)
c.93-96 by Vexed Scans (14d ago)
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17 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (343 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.43 / 10.0
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May 22nd 2016, 1:56pm PST



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Them feels   
Rating: N/A
by sinxer
May 24th, 2016, 9:41pm
I was on the fence at the start of this series as its you know your general I'm justice and I'm weak blahblahblah but the characters do grow and become more/less complex as the events unfold and then every now and then u get hit with the feels. The middle does throw you off a bit but power through and it comes full circle, but seriously those feels at the end and that face punch of reality for what it's like to be a non human gets me every time I read a manga like this.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
May 22nd, 2016, 12:23am
It does appear as if Mizukami Satoshi can do no wrong. I think I personally slightly prefer Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer over this, but Sengoku Youko is also almost perfect. There's drama, comedy, action, tragedy... and the story has no loose ends or damning weak points, and even ends satisfyingly with no important questions left unanswered.

Do read this.
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Rating: 9.9 / 10.0
by SAimNE
October 18th, 2013, 6:44am
i have a slight issue with the really cheesy way a lot of the dialog goes, so i knocked off a tenth of a point. Everything else i loved. the art has a very noticeable unique feel to it(and it fits the story pretty well), the characters are interesting to say the least, the story actually provided some developments that surprised me.... and the way they handled the maincharacter was amazing. he doesnt win his victories through stupid last minute shounen powerups. he has one supernatural weapon, and truckloads blood, sweat, and tears, as his advantageous. Plus though he does make drastic changes, it's not physical powerups... its mental... his somewhat lackadaisical state in the beginning to his midpoint, to his state in recent chapters is like riding a rollercoaster o.o.

... Last updated on October 18th, 2013, 6:44am
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It's hard to enjoy the characters to the fullest   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by akurashy
September 27th, 2013, 10:28am
I started reading this yesterday, got through the first arc and I was actually bothered at how fast the manga is going.

The dialogue isn't that... good for most of the part. I think the manga feels really rushed to the point that you don't get as much character development as you would hope. It's just a "power through this situation" most of the time, even with the twists it didn't exactly raise the bar anywhere. I think the author fails to connect the characters with the readers. The only person I felt that was worth looking forward was Shinsuke, even now he remains one of the reason to keep reading the manga.

I wish the author took time to give more thoughts on where the manga should head.

Like a comment said here, I also wouldn't recommend it to friends, it's far from amazing and I doubt they'll really enjoy the characters that are currently taking place in the story.
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Very nice story, but it has a catch   
Rating: N/A
by sssk
July 20th, 2013, 1:50pm
I really liked the story up until there was this huge turn off/deal breaker for me.
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The protagonist is removed and a very minor character becomes the new protagonist. Like he could have picked any other character we've seen in the story and it would have made more sense.

Art/story/characters was good though, but I just can't read this anymore.

Pre-deal-breaker, I'dd give this a 8/10.
Post-deal-breaker, it's rather hard to judge this, since I just stopped reading when it happened, so it would be a 0/10, but there are people who enjoy it and if you're one of those, the story seems to keep on going the same way, so it would be a 7/10 (-1 because of the protagonist).

... Last updated on July 20th, 2013, 1:51pm
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decent read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kronpas
January 28th, 2013, 8:23am
Good one. One of the rarer shounens in which characters couldnt outgrowth an opponent after some magical trainings, and the first arc ending twist was quite okay-ish.
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they did train but even with all that training in a time stretching sandbox was just for prolonging the fight then to summon the deux-ex-machina

... Last updated on January 28th, 2013, 8:25am
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Amazing! Must Read! 12/10!! Wonderful!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by saxenas1
May 20th, 2012, 5:49am
I have never done this before, in midst of a manga leave it midway just to comment how it was. This Manga is good! People are wrong about the pace being slow to begin with, its fine the way it is. I love this manga!!

EDIT: I take my comment back. The manga is FREAKING AWESOME! It's some what similar to Naruto + Kekkaishi + Vagabond combined....ok maybe vagabond is an extreme case, but nonetheless ITS FREAKING AMAZING!! Cant wait for more chapters.

... Last updated on May 20th, 2012, 7:56am
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I kind of quit after one volume... but I'm back.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by HuhWhat
May 18th, 2012, 1:03am
Let's put it simply: The story is far from amazing. Every chapter for the first five volumes is pretty random and half-assed. I really wouldn't recommend this to any of my friends.

However, if the reader is a fan of Hoshi no Samidare, admire the mangaka, and can excuse the series for its obvious flaws then pushing through countless boring pages will eventually bear some satisfaction. For example, I love the character development, and the mangaka proves that not all growth is positive in nature.

If all fails, enjoy the artwork.

... Last updated on September 30th, 2012, 8:03pm
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Just keeps getting better   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by imercenary
May 3rd, 2012, 7:59pm
I'll be frank, the beginning sucks. Its your dime-a-dozen, "weak kid that wants to be strong follows semi-pacifist badass duo" intro story.

But after that the story just becomes a slow roller coaster ride into crapsack territory. The weak kid joins up with the resolve to throw away his humanity only to see how twisted people who lost their humanity truly are. The badass duo are literal monsters who want to become literal human beings.

And don't think that they get what they want through the sheer awesomeness of the cast. Innocent people die. The kid doesn't get the girl. The badass duo doesn't get what they want.

... Last updated on May 3rd, 2012, 8:03pm
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by penguin71
January 26th, 2012, 3:46pm
I too picked this up after reading Hoshi no Samidare. And while the art style is obviously similar, the story is far different. However, this doesn't mean it is bad. It starts off rather slow, but it picks up pace very quickly. The pacing is strange but not bad. There are no "arcs". Instead, there are simply episode after episode of amazing battle scenes. The dialogue is amazing and profound. I don't even like sengoku era manga yet I was enraptured by this. Try it out, and hold on after the beginning. You won't regret it.
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