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+C: Sword and Cornett  
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There was once a hero who vanquished the darkness of the land and liberated the people. He then built a kingdom, and had his descendants rule as kings. Although they had ruled the land for so many years, in reality, political power was being wielded solely by the aristocrats of each region.

One day, this seemingly peaceful kingdom was disturbed by the mysterious death of the principal heir to the throne. The sequence of events that this assassination set into motion, would soon come to involve all of those with the right to become the next king...


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Associated Names
+C: Меч и Корнетт
+C: 剑与号角
+C: 剑和科尼特
+C: Schwert und Krone
Plus-si: Sword and Cornett
Thanh Kiếm Và Vương Miện

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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.51 (end) by Fallen Syndicate (294d ago)
v.8 c.50 by Fallen Syndicate (319d ago)
v.8 c.49 by Fallen Syndicate (366d ago)
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8 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (286 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.04 / 10.0
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June 24th 2016, 10:46am PST



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Comic Zero-Sum (Ichijinsha)

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3 Month Pos #1909 increased(+101)
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Very well laid out   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by tallrice
June 30th, 2009, 11:25am
I agree with Kujika for the most part; a nice review. The story is so far very straightforward but also well organised and the suspense is very well manipulated to make an amusing and gripping read.
The characters are still only beginning to be formed but by following caricatures, so far, they have been given robust personalities with which you can immediately sympathize.
I disagree with his rating for the art though. Although there are faults in the details and lines and it is fairly simple, the beautiful presentation leaves a very nice overall effect not only easy to follow but also worth a pause to admire from time to time. The character design is also effective and clear.
In conclusion, very promising; now we just need some more chapters!

... Last updated on June 30th, 2009, 11:26am
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Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by blackstone
June 30th, 2011, 3:14am
This manga is actually pretty promising. the characters seem to develop as the plot gets deeper. it's also not as cliched as i first thought. the art is quite good and the characters get better after the first couple of chapters.
also, the fact that some characters that i thought had a big part in the plot were killed, which is really good for this kind of plot. someone already said this.
another person also said that there are too much 'childish reasoning' in this manga. maybe true but it's reality- this is what makes the manga even better.
many people change what they believe in because of the person they like, whether it's a stupid thing to do or not. and people still believe in things just because their ancestors believed it and many people still can't accept the fact that others may be right (so they kill them instead etc...). The fact that the manga managed to portray all these things really well is amazing- i think it's supposed to make us see how stupid people can be sometimes and even when they think they're right, they're actually wrong.
I think this manga is worth reading. it has a weird beginning but seriously gets better.
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Pretty Good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dezin19
June 19th, 2009, 8:55pm
So far I have no complaints. The story is interesting, and even though in the beginning I thought it might become a little predictable, there have been a few unforseen plot points so far (and things mentioned in passing that might be important to the plot later on). The author does a nice job of keeping the suspense up, and I really love the art. Like mentioned before, it's still to early to comment on the characters.

I'm looking forward to the chapters to come!
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Love it   
Rating: N/A
by Chokolade
December 26th, 2011, 10:57am
The plot is amazing- it's political without making the dense readers like me feel stupid and has enough twists to make you feel that the answer is just around the corner. The characters are intriguing and unique, enough to make you emphasise and share their emotions. It's not your simple "good and evil" or "black and white" manga- there are many shades of grey and it's difficult to tell which characters are which shade. I personally love the art style- simple yet captivating in a beautiful way. I really look forward to future chapters smile
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great manga   
Rating: N/A
by blaznazn22
November 29th, 2009, 11:55am
I went through 14 chapters in 1 day and I wish there were more. Its very engrossing and it kills off characters who you'd think would be main parts of the story, which is a good change from most other series *cough bleach cough*. I dunno though, the manga sorta leans toward shounen AI and has some similarities to Kyo Kara Maoh.
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Above average, good.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by jessicali12
June 1st, 2010, 8:06am
I have to say I was more than kept onto the manga at first just by good art, but the plot itself is interesting. However, character development seems to be... a little out of whack, jumping up and down.

What's good is that there aren't blatant heroes and - heck - thrown with a bit of humor and cheesy embarrassment, it makes for one of those small jewels you don't find everyday - not as popular but not dull and too clichéd. I'd recommend this for anyone who just wants to relax and enjoy some whimsical fantasy (with enough realism to make it believable).
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Light read and then...confusing   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by ashi
September 22nd, 2013, 12:27am
It was mentioned before, and I agree, the characters feel like props, not real.
During the first few chapters, it's a light read. After that, it gets better (plot-wise), but after chapter 30, things just got confusing. I don't know if it's bad translation (I only read the scanlations) or if it was around that time that the mangaka knew the series was canceled and tried to rush the story. So it feels very jumpy and gives you the feeling of 'was this mentioned before?' 'where is this coming from?' 'UH?'
Conclusion, only read this if you're not very picky and like cute characters.
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More interesting than it looks   
Rating: N/A
by calstine
May 21st, 2011, 12:54am
The description makes it sound pretty cliched, and I started reading very reluctantly; but after the first few chapters, the story started to become quite mysterious and intriguing.

The characters give the first impression of being rather stereotypical. There's the wonderful and responsible older brother (and crown prince), the polite and mellow but rather mediocre second brother, the fiery and rebellious (albeit good-natured) third brother (who also happens to be treated with contempt because he is the king's illegitimate child), the haughty and high-minded youngest sister, the scheming and unfaithful military and political advisors, the mysterious rescuer who arrives like a bolt from the blue to try and save the kingdom for no reason in get the idea. However, you would be foolish to give up on +C: Sword and Cornett because of these initial appearances. Very soon, most of the characters change for the better and become very interesting; their actions in later chapters are not in the least cliche. So long as you have patience, you will soon find yourself being drawn in to this manga.

The art isn't very good; it's rather commonplace and not pretty or elborate, but is clear enough that you can always figure out what's going on, even during fast-paced action that's good enough for me.

Summing it up; at the end of Volume 5, the storyline remains gripping and has just begun gathering momentum. Hopefully, the conclusion will not disappoint.

... Last updated on May 21st, 2011, 12:57am
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Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Sami_chan
April 20th, 2013, 6:54pm
This is not the best action fantasy manga here, but I think it's underrated compare to some others popular manga. Some characters are really unique and the art has improved a lot, the story is interesting too...
And I've not tired of the cross-dressing gag yet. It's my fav gag smile

"Maribelle is as cute and sweet as honey"~ <3

... Last updated on April 20th, 2013, 6:56pm
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Has potential   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Cassiopea
April 28th, 2012, 9:07pm
It is not the perfect manga, I'll give you that.

-Most of the time the art is charming and well done.
-There are some really unique personalities, and some really unique funny/cute moments and scenes.
-The plot sounds typical, but it eventually grows. There is a bit more fluidity in how conflicts are handled between specific individuals, and the concept of the 'grey' character. There are more realisic attributes in how court drama, sacrifices nobles are required to make, ruling a country, handling civilians etc and beyond is handled, which is refreshing.

-Sometimes the scene transitions aren't as smooth and clear. There can be some chocky bits.
-Lot's of scenes of guys wearing dresses for disguise purposes. It's cute the first time, but now it is getting to be a recurring gag that is feels a bit old.
- Everything still feels a bit basic, nothing is *completely* deep or intense yet, even if the plot is growing. There is this supposed great historical twist, but the twist felt underwhelming. And sadly, can be seen as a bit predictable.
- One exampled aspect still feels a bit cliched. The great prejudice of one culture over another culture..where the "inferior" culture are widely treated poorly and called monsters. But 'Lo and behold, one of the main hero protaganists (He himself the royal outsider bastard at that) learns more about them and discovers that they are not what they seemed - they are instead a great, friendly, amazingly advanced and talented people, and he fights on their behalf.
-There is still some unanswered questions, questions that were asked but seemed to have been forgotten. This of course can easily be forgiven, since the series is still technically newish and not completed yet.

Overall, at the moment it really does feel like a lighter fantasy read, but there is something to offer. I wish the best for it, and hope that it will expand further since I do feel it deserves to.

... Last updated on April 29th, 2012, 4:41pm
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