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Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori  
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Description
Yuri, a modern day teenager who had just received her first kiss, is suddenly whisked away to ancient Anatolia where an evil queen wants her for a blood sacrifice. Luckily, the timely intervention of Prince Kail saves Yuri from the queen's grasp. For now. Kail promises to send Yuri back to her home, but the queen's persistent schemes to kill them both, plus their growing interest in each other, keep those plans delayed.

Note: Contains a side story called Orontes Renka that is published in the final volume (28) of Anatolia Story, which is set in the same historic period.

In 2001 this series won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shoujo.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Красная река (история Анатолии)
天は赤い河のほとり
天是紅河岸
天(そら)は赤い河のほとり
ตะวันรักที่ปลายฟ้า
하늘은 붉은 강가
Anatolia Story
Dòng Sông Huyền Bí
Heaven Is Beside the Red River
Il Cielo Vicino al Fiume Rosso
Orontes Renka
Pulang Ilog
Red River
The Sky Is at the Banks of the Red River
The Sky Is Near the Red River
The Sky Is the Red River

Groups Scanlating
Datenshi Blue
Endless Dimension
Esthétique
Friendship Scans
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Latest Release(s)
v.28 c.Sidestory 1 by Friendship Scans (1651d ago)
v.23 by Shoujoshare (2889d ago)
v.23 c.1 by Midnight Scans (2952d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
28 Volumes (Complete)
16 Volumes (Bunkoban)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews

Forum
5 topics, 26 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1252 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.55 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 28th 2016, 12:47pm PST


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Year
1995

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (28 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #70 decreased(-17)
Monthly Pos #43 decreased(-10)
3 Month Pos #33 increased(+2)
6 Month Pos #35 increased(+5)

List Stats
On 1423 reading lists
On 1231 wish lists
On 2632 completed lists
On 185 unfinished lists
On 602 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Why is it a tragedy? 168 days, 3 hours, 16 minutes ago
Red River Paradox 168 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes ago
D'''= *spoilers* 974 days, 0 hours, 4 minutes ago
What if... 1773 days, 23 hours, 28 minutes ago
Red River 3094 days, 17 hours, 22 minutes ago

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addictive as hell...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by maka1986
August 24th, 2007, 1:51pm
This is one of the best manga I have read and I have read a lot.I just wanted to say this.The storyline characters,plot...Its a great experience.I`m still om deep shock after reading the most recent volume.And the thought that I have just read a little bit more than a half of it leaves me deeply craving for more.
It reminds me alot of Basara -another great manga.I just like the historic setting and keep wanting to know how it all will look when the manga ends.
The art is great-very detailed and it has that "old" style which is a big plus with me.The plot set up in ancient mezopotamia territory is a big turn on and it progresses smothly.The char development is worth praise.THe overall experiance is very high.
READ IT!! You will NOT be disappointed.
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Definitely worth it   
Rating: N/A
by PrincessVera
June 22nd, 2007, 1:22pm
A great historical romance. Although the story could have ended at several points, it is still interesting enough to keep reading. The main character does not seem to have a big conflict between "modernity" (modern technology and politics) and the historical setting, so the fact that she is from another world seems pretty pointless. Still, a great read!
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red river   
Rating: N/A
by chie shinohara
July 14th, 2006, 10:17pm
l luv this series so far i have 14 vol. but what i hated the most or was disapointed most by was that they didn't do it in anime**rameses is so hot!!!
i seriously like kail too!!
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The one smut manga i like   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
January 31st, 2015, 11:23am
It is unexpected that i have finished Red River even if it is a clear smut manga that fails history. It has naked military leaders mud wrestling towards the end, at least one multiple days lasting sex session and gratuitous nudity after all. This is the only such manga i can recommend that comes to mind. I blame it on the suspenseful story a lot of good drama and a very decent leads. It is also surprisingly violent. The ending is very nice too and resolves everything I wanted. The clear art has it´s moments but did i mention the endless/pointless nudity?
So girls want to read about contently naked women (and men of course) too i guess.
Some retarded stuff like the multiple rape attempts, the love triangle that anyone can figure out after volume one, some very melodramatic deaths, a cringe worthy subplot about miscarriage and the unneeded time travel stuff did not need to be here but even if the journey is flawed i can still recommend it.
Her next best and very similar Yume no Shizuku, Ougon no Torikago turned into a 6/10 so i kicked it.

... Last updated on January 31st, 2015, 11:24am
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A bit long for no reason.   
Rating: N/A
by Thouarttammy
July 24th, 2014, 12:49am
It is a good story. The art is good, the author knows what they are doing.

It needs to cut to the chase. There are too many problems coming up.
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I went to the twelfth volume before I decided to just cut to the end. I did not miss anything too big. The 16 volumes that I have skipped are not missed. It really goes long.


Would be 10/10 if it wasn't so dragged out, but if you enjoy long stories then this might be for you.
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finished :)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by samanthaknd
April 5th, 2009, 10:08am
This was an excellent series and I enjoyed every last volume, The ending was great as well, ok it was overly smutty but even that was ok to an extent. I don't agree with the comments saying Yuri was useless as I don't believe so, she may have been brash in her actions, but she did always have a reason!. I actually liked Ramses biggrin and secretly hoped they would actually marry, but knew it would never happen.Every character wether bad or good had a role to play and they done it well. It took me 2 days to finish 28 volumes but it was well worth it so I give this series 10/10. give it a try and if you disregard the smut if you're not into it you won't be dissapointed!.
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So cool   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by annierose
July 19th, 2008, 8:26pm
I think this is one of the best manga ever! ^^ The story is about the girl came from future and living in the past with the prince Kail! As I think, this manga is so romantic! There are a lot of characters with different personalities! Sometimes, there are some deaths, tears and sad scenes that make me cry!

In my opinion, sometimes, I dont like the the main girl, Shuri.... but, whatever, it's a good manga that I suggest your guys read it ! ^^

My vote is 10/10

... Last updated on July 19th, 2008, 8:27pm
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Lol   
Rating: N/A
by Wargumm1i
December 17th, 2007, 5:20pm
This mangas romance and love triangles reminds me a little of Love monster but there its funny I mean in love monster she is always getting guys falling for her and fall in love with her and if they can´t get her they kidnap her biggrin same thing is happening in this manga biggrin
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OMG, you HAVE to read this   
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by luvxallxmangas
December 10th, 2007, 3:22pm
this is one of my favorite mangas. the historical setting is intriguing, and the romance between kail and yuri is great. thrown in are an evil queen who will stop at nothing to get what she wants, a couple of guys who fall for yuri and keep kidnapping her xD, wars, a baby, and devoted followers, and there you go!! instant success. i can't wait to read more. . .
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good story... but heroine's an idiot..   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by wiskiz
August 9th, 2007, 10:57am
pretty interesting story.. so far that i've read... (only 2 volumes) but the first 2 volumes show what an idiot that girl, yuuri is.. sigh... i hope she gets some brains and becomes more mature and level-headed later... though she does have a pretty good heart... SIGH... it's almost a sin for her to get by being so brainless... it's all thanks to the prince kai that she can survive... she'd better do something important later... else i can't carry on reading...
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