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Drifters  
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Description
The story of Drifters takes place during Japan's Sengoku period (roughly 15th to 17th century), a time of constant warring between the island's states, and a natural setting of choice for samurai stories. A young samurai on verge of death suddenly finds himself into another, fantastic world, alongside important military figures from history. How? Why? These questions remain unanswered.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Скитальцы
ドリフターズ
漂泊者

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Hiranomoe
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Latest Release(s)
c.43-44 by INP-Mangaz (78d ago)
c.42 by INP-Mangaz (87d ago)
c.41 by INP-Mangaz (95d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
2 topics, 12 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (403 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.28 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 30th 2014, 11:42pm PST

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Year
2009

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young King Ours (Shonen Gahosha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #676 increased(+147)
Monthly Pos #1024 decreased(-40)
3 Month Pos #1011 decreased(-753)
6 Month Pos #265 increased(+135)

List Stats
On 2528 reading lists
On 771 wish lists
On 61 unfinished lists
On 287 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Theories 1238 days, 23 hours, 29 minutes ago
Drifters Chapter 6 1725 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes ago

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I don't usually give out tens.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Carne
March 2nd, 2010, 1:14am
At first I was skeptical. The art shown here didn't do it justice, and I am tired of historical samurai dramas. The plot takes a turn very quickly from a battle to the main character "drifting" to a new world with elves. After that the plot becomes solid, the characters badass with a hint of humor. I don't want to ruin the plot so I am going to stop here.
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shit is boss   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Harimau
November 3rd, 2009, 12:39am
you gotta read drifters
when it starts off you're just thinking like, wtf is this?
but it's by the author of hellsing, so you stick with it
then a couple chapters later, you're just like,
fuck yeah
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Epic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by golem281
November 6th, 2009, 11:19pm
Gotta say when I first saw this I was kinda turned off by it, but if you keep with it you will be rewarded. Currently I place this manga about where hellsing was at it's peak and as far as I can see the story is just picking up.
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Yay.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by asrodeia
May 6th, 2010, 4:58pm
This is awesome. That's all I can say for now.... but this will be great, with all the historical characters...
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Amazing   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by jfaerr
June 26th, 2013, 12:21pm
Time warp fantasy fusion type stories are always great, and Drifters is definately top class so far. The humor, action and plot are all quite excellent.

For those that may be interested in a similar yet equally interesting manga, I highly recommend "Gate".

PS: Nobunaga is a total boss in this series. Between him and the main protagonist the lulz just don't stop cool

... Last updated on June 26th, 2013, 12:28pm
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Not for everyone   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kurotan
February 6th, 2012, 9:31am
This is the kind of series where people complain about the violence. I can only reply that violence has it own demographic lol. If you can't take it then don't read it but that doesn't make the manga any inferior. Awesome series for people that love blood, fantasy and action. Brilliant! As lazy as Hirano is...he does draw good stuff
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The MC is just another Monkey D. Luffy in another surreal world...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SilentAnime
April 12th, 2013, 9:48am
And that's why I love it!! the earlier chapters (just like some people below me say) are a bit weird to begin with, but after reading few more chapters you'll understand why the plot made like that. If you are a fan of history in general, I'm sure you'll lovin' it, since in the further chapters there'll some more surprises for you. And yeah, this is not your usual samurai story in sengoku era. IT IS MORE THAN THAT.

BTW,
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
After reading chapter 33, it makes me want to shout like: "Hey... Isn't that means the Black King is Jesus Christ?!"
Well, since he was died in angst just like the other "ends", It does make sense. But hell, only the Japanese dare to put something like this in their works that openly.


... Last updated on April 12th, 2013, 9:50am
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Awesome Hirano is awesome.   
Rating: N/A
by Mad_Scientist
March 19th, 2013, 4:04pm
Like people before have posted this is such an awesome manga. I don't about the others but when I was new to this series every chapter send chills down my spine like the kind you get when riding a roller coaster. The battle scenes are good but I prefer the personality and the facial expressions that the characters make. After reaching the latest chapter you would be pissed at Hirano for making this a monthly release.
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amazing   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by incognito321
January 11th, 2012, 11:59pm
this is an amazing read, the first several chapters are a bit slow but later chapters are where the characters and story really get interesting. the pacing is fast, action scenes get really bloody and brutal. what i like most is the insanity, cruelty and intelligence of the characters. the fantasy setting also doesn't hurt as well. give it a chance and you won't regret it.
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Amazing concept and characters   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by FrostLord
October 19th, 2011, 8:54pm
I find the whole alternate world with the historical heroes a very interesting concept. Gotta love Toyohisa, his personality is wonderful and even more so as the story progresses. Looking forward to how the story is gonna develop further.
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