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Garouden  
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Description
What does it mean to be strong? What attracts men to fight in hand to hand combat? These and many other questions are explained and detailed in Garouden, a novel series by Yomemakura Baku (illustrated by celebrity manga author Itagaki Keisuke).

Fighting expert Bunshichi Tanba enjoys defeating TV fighting champions and celebrities on the street, until he stumbles upon the underground wrestling club known as FAW (Federation of Amateur Wrestling), and unfortunately he is defeated by one of the underdogs of the wrestling world. He forces himself to improve and looks for a rematch.
Years later, he returns better than ever, and his fights attract the attention of the two "monsters" of the fighting world who are in constant competition, Makoto "the Great" Tatsumi, owner of the FAW and possessing a power and charisma unrivaled in the ring, and "the Demon of Karate" Matsuo Shozan, owner of the best Karate schools in Japan and possessing a power and speed that's almost godlike.
Both will try to recruit Tanba to their own side, and Tanba will experience a wold of fighting like he has never seen, with friends and rivals everywhere, and he will have to step up to the many challenges that confront him.
Features other martial arts characters from his other fighting novel series, The Gate of the Lions. Currently the best "serious" martial arts manga title in Japan, this is another of Baku's masterpieces that, unlike his other fantasy epic titles, has surprising realism in its deep exploration of martial arts and those who use it.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Garouden Boy (Prequel)
Shin Garouden (Sequel)

Associated Names
餓狼伝
Ga-Ro-Den
Ga-rou-den
Legend of the Hungry Wolves

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Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.238 by The SpinyBack Team (497d ago)
v.26 c.236 by The SpinyBack Team (538d ago)
v.26 c.231 by The SpinyBack Team (572d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
26 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7.2 / 10.0 (42 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.12 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 19th 2013, 6:01pm PST


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Year
1998

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Serialized In (magazine)
Evening (Kodansha)
Uppers (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #990 increased(+239)
Monthly Pos #2355 increased(+97)
3 Month Pos #3029 increased(+951)
6 Month Pos #5225 increased(+679)

List Stats
On 294 reading lists
On 136 wish lists
On 42 completed lists
On 19 unfinished lists
On 63 custom lists

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Aweome.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by a_nevels666
July 29th, 2007, 5:31pm
One of the best martial arts manga ever. By the same author as Grappler Baki, this is a bit more realistic.
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Awesome start...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by SRASinister
October 9th, 2011, 11:52pm
Yeah this is a pretty great manga at first, but the main character probably fights in about 30-40 chapters of like 250 chapters. The rest are fights with side characters who to me are uninteresting. The main character is a beast and awesome, but I want to see more of him. The other fights are good, but I don't care about them.

... Last updated on October 9th, 2011, 11:53pm
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