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Kazan  
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Description
Kazan is an adolecent whose family and friends were killed when he was still rather young. As the sole survivor of the Red Sands tribe, he has wandered since the fateful day the water demon stole Elsie, and destroyed his "village". He eventually meets up with a young girl named Fawna, and an old woman named Arbey, and they begin their adventure, on the road to Goldene, each seeking answers of their own in this strange city.

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Associated Names
飛鷹神童

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Latest Release(s)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (82 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.17 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 27th 2013, 10:30pm PST

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Year
1997

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

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
ComicsOne (7 Volumes - Complete)

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Weekly Pos #1136 increased(+61)
Monthly Pos #2206 increased(+339)
3 Month Pos #2971 increased(+979)
6 Month Pos #4284 increased(+87)

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On 204 reading lists
On 204 wish lists
On 177 completed lists
On 10 unfinished lists
On 94 custom lists

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Worth reading it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HanaTenshiHimeko
June 25th, 2010, 9:15pm
I read the 1st 3 volumes at the library and I got hooked. I was lucky enough to get the rest of the volumes when a nearby bookstore was trying to get rid of their old mangas. If you do stumble upon this series, buy it!!

Character development is good and it grows on you. The storyline have a smooth flow to it and you'll find yourself so into it that you'll cry when you don't have the next volume.
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Almost forgot about this series...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Convalescence
April 1st, 2010, 11:45am
This is one of the first mangas that I've ever read, and back then I remember this entire series was just beautiful. The characters, the plot, the action scenes, the art... just don't even get me started!

I couldn't find a single flaw in this series when I was young. Now that I remember this series, I'm definitely going to go out today and try to buy the entire series... if they have it (and if I have enough money on me).

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Reread almost the entire series so far. I'm happy to see that someone has taken the liberty to scanlate the series. Hopefully someday it will finally make it's debut as, what I personally believe, one of the greatest mangas ever!

... Last updated on March 14th, 2011, 2:54pm
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imma   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shiira.yuuki.187
May 28th, 2012, 6:33am
going to recommend to all otaku i know thruout the net and in real life smile
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i happened to see this by accident, and i thot it wuldn't hurt looking thru it, who wuld have thot that i wuld get soooooooo hooked up with it i even forgot that there are only 44 chapters has been translated so far -.-,,
love the characters they aren't annoying unlike the one in ReBirth: The Lunatic Undertaken (the first part was awesome then the main guy keep stopping the killing and talks about his ideal yet haven't done anything in order to solve things) T_______T
anyways, guyss highly recommended smile
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Loved it~   
Rating: N/A
by Beezlenef
April 28th, 2012, 8:41pm
It was a good manga, nice plot and decent art. My favorite part is how the main character is not some stupid main character. He knows what he wants and doesn't stop to get it. It's not some fake romantic world where everything is great he won't hesitate to kill someone and he wont save everyone that needs help. He's no a hero he's just a man on a mission.
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17 Years of Unpopularity?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Atsuta
July 12th, 2014, 3:20am
It saddens me to see that this series has yet to hit a spike in popularity after seventeen years of release. As a kid I was locked into Shonen Jump and never took a chance to broaden my interests; Kazan changed that. It's thanks to this series that manga has played such a huge impact on my life thus far, so I guess that's a clear sign of bias in this review.

Back when I was twelve or so I thought this series was a masterpiece! It had everything I could ever dream of and I went on to create all of my roleplay characters into a mirror image of Kazan himself.

Fast forward ten years where I've matured and expanded my pool of manga to an absurd amount. After being exposed to different genres and reading through some amazing series, I can still say Kazan is a quality manga that will entertain the most critical reader. The art style and character development are executed brilliantly and mesh well with the story/plot as a whole.

All in all, it's only seven volumes long and the only regret you'll have is not giving this series a chance ! Kazan will forever remain a classic that I can fall back on if I want ever want a good read
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Boring   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by 0taku1994
July 12th, 2014, 3:25pm
I can totally see why do many people have given this manga a ten but to be honest it was just kind if average. The characters in this manga were left pretty underdeveloped and what I considered to be the hook was at the end of volume 2. The plot developed pretty slowly until the last few chapters where a bunch of junk/characters got shoved in. Its a good read if you want something quick
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good   
Rating: 8.6 / 10.0
by whitespade
September 15th, 2013, 10:24pm
this manga is quite good. i think the main character is quite interesting and i love this dry world, i think the mangaka did quite a good job fleshing it out. however, the pacing is quite fast toward the end, i would love to explore more the psychology of the usage of sacrifice on the country. the art is quite rough but still acceptable.
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good manga   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by kreatur
May 30th, 2013, 3:13pm
This is an above average manga and in the first volumes it's a really great one.

It has a faint Nausicaa feel but it managed to pleasantly surprise me a few times with adult and intelligent events hard to find in other manga, like respect for nature even if the mangas plot doesn't especially revolve around that.

Unfortunately towards the end things move too fast and characters get forgotten when it comes to proper characterization. So when the manga ended i also ended up disappointed by what could have been a really great manga but was only able to rise up to being good.
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One of the most moving stories I have ever read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by zimzimbadabim
June 9th, 2012, 6:11pm
This is an absolutely wonderful story of a boy who falls in love only to have that love taken away. He spends his life trying to get her back, and succeeds. The characters are fabulously well made. Read this. ASAP
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Very impressive   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
June 3rd, 2012, 8:59am
This is a very good fantasy story about hardship, perseverance and the single-minded focus on one's goal. And it's a great story, full of suspense, action, tragedy, and hope (and somewhat too many flashbacks, but that's not a major criticism). The series benefits a lot from the author's decision to focus on only a few characters - all in all, I think there are less than 10 important characters, so they all get sufficient amounts of screen time.
The conclusion and the ending of the story contain a few surprises but were told well.
Recommended.
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