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Onmyouji (OKANO Reiko)  
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Description
The manga and the movies of the same name are both based on the Onmyouji novels by well known Japanese science fiction writer Yumemakura Baku.

All three concern the adventures of Abe no Seimei, an onmyouji (magician) serving the imperial court during the Heian period and his friend nobleman Minamoto no Hiromasa. Both men are historical figures who appear in various sets of tales. Many of the early chapters of the manga closely follow stories in the Konjaku Monogatari or Uji Shui Monogatari.

Note: Won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Grand Prize in 1997 and the Seiun Award for best comic of the year in 2006.

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
陰陽師 (OKANO Reiko)
Onmyoji - Celui qui parle aux démons
The Master of Shade and Light
The Yin-Yang Master

Groups Scanlating
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Latest Release(s)
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Status in Country of Origin
13 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 9.1 / 10.0 (5 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.13 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 5th 2015, 6:42pm PST


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Year
1994

Original Publisher
Hakusensha (1999)
Scholar (1994)

Serialized In (magazine)
Melody (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #937 increased(+356)
Monthly Pos #2040 increased(+664)
3 Month Pos #4473 increased(+208)
6 Month Pos #5781 increased(+670)

List Stats
On 19 reading lists
On 139 wish lists
On 8 completed lists
On 0 unfinished lists
On 32 custom lists

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Not like the movies   
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by iyakuko
August 26th, 2009, 12:40pm
I like both the movies and the manga, but they're not very similar. The manga adds a number of female characters and has a slyer style of humor. The movie is much goofier and, arguably, more subtext-laden.

Even if you can't read Japanese, it's worth buying the manga because the art is just that gorgeous.

It has been translated into French.

... Last updated on August 26th, 2009, 12:41pm
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THAT movie was based on a manga?!   
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by RwR
May 27th, 2007, 5:40am
If the live-action movie can be an indication of how good this manga is... Then it should be ultra-awesome.

P.S, Abe no Seimei is quite famous, and whenever Onmyoji is mentioned in a historical\supernatural manga you'll probably find some Seimei reference.
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