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Tsuki wa Yamiyo ni Kakuru ga Gotoku  
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1-4) Tsuki wa Yamiyo ni Kakuru ga Gotoku
The rumor goes that sometimes, late at night, a white monster appears, and if you should look upon it you'll be devoured. One night, Tetsu happens to glimpse the man behind the monster, and decides that the man would be the one to teach him the sword and allow him to take his revenge. However, the swordmaster Shino is hardly interested in taking on any students. What will Tetsu have to do to get his revenge, and what happened to Shino in the past to turn him into who he is...?

5) Castilla
A dutch foreigner falls for a young samurai.

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Manga

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Associated Names
月は闇夜に隠るが如く
As Though the Moon is Hidden by the Dark Night
Castilla

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.4 by Storm in Heaven (1935d ago)
v.1 c.3 by Storm in Heaven (2019d ago)
v.1 c.2 by Storm in Heaven (2417d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (136 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.25 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 21st 2014, 1:02am PST

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Year
1999

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Serialized In (magazine)
GUST (Outou Shobou)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Weekly Pos #937 increased(+287)
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Whut?   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
May 14th, 2012, 7:20am
Hmm..there's nothing "yaoi" about the main story except for the one shot. Really. If I have to say, it's nothing like shounen-ai as well. There's no romance or anything like that. It just shows the past of the main characters, how they get through, how they feel like, what happened to them and all. And it's surprisingly very short. I don't really get what the whole story is about. I kinda liked the one shot, which is way much better than the main story.
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meh   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by LovelyCookie
April 18th, 2012, 12:01pm
The main story was very disappointing. It left lots of unanswered questions and it was plain boring. The oneshot was just cute enough that I'm not completely regretting reading this manga.
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Cute, I suppose.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by sofistree
February 7th, 2012, 10:23pm
The main story was okay. The kid was...uninteresting. The other two were cool, but not enough time was spend on them. And I did NOT understand the whole "dressing like a girl" thing in the main story... Weird.

The extra was cute. I loved the question at the end! "Since you're eyes are blue, does everything look blue to you?" Hahaha!

... Last updated on February 7th, 2012, 10:24pm
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Handles One Issue With Deft Hand; Leaves A Lot of Intriging Threads Dangling   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by MightyMaeve
November 27th, 2009, 2:46pm
I really liked both Testsu, for his passionate love for life, indomitable spirit with youthful bounceback, and his belief in himself; and Shino, for his mature but fatalistic-realism approach to survial and life. Shino, although severely broken by a largely unexplored tragedy, still mangaes to survive in a violent world as only he knows how. The youthful innoncence of Tetsu allows him to gain back the humanity he was slowly losing.

This story really doesn't delve deep into the tragedies of both character's pasts, but it only covers the here and now in a very poetic interlude.

The eros-type romance is minimal and not between Shino and Tetsu the child, but Shino and the only man who he lets into his personal sphere as an adult. One chapters details the childhood friends' short-lived but pivotal for Shino's life "romance" as children.

The story was disappointing as far as a "finished" feel. Most of the questions raised are never answered. The main question of the choice Tetsu is going to make in his life, is the one that is focused on and answered well.

Castilla reviewed seperately.

... Last updated on November 27th, 2009, 2:53pm
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not good   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by mangafan321
July 9th, 2009, 7:59pm
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i didnt like Shino he was such a hypocrite. how can he criticize others when he makes a living off murdering people? and whats sick is they he thinks its ok to kill people because the emperor feels they need to die. he cant even choose on his own to take lives but he lets others tell him what to do. these people might be good people but he doesnt care, i cant stand him...
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