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The Legend of Maian  
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Description
A powerful sorceress, Felicia Rand Philistin, once tried to conquer the nation of Shurian. In her wake of terror and destruction, a single man stood up and rebelled against her oppression and domination. The people called him Maian the Brave (Yongja Maian) and it was he that sealed the evil sorceress.

A thousand years later, Fenix Maian in a strange twist of fate releases the sealed sorceress that his ancestors have tried so hard to keep imprisoned. Now he has to keep the sorceress from taking over the world once again...

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
마이언 전기
Mayan Chronicles

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Latest Release(s)
v.14 c.73-74 by Scantily Clad (217d ago)
v.14 c.72 by Scantily Clad (677d ago)
v.14 c.71v2 by Scantily Clad (677d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes (ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
8 topics, 131 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (622 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.23 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 24th 2014, 5:14pm PST

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Year
2007

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Serialized In (magazine)
Chance (Haksan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #310 decreased(-12)
Monthly Pos #241 decreased(-36)
3 Month Pos #188 decreased(-6)
6 Month Pos #180 decreased(-5)

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On 3939 reading lists
On 931 wish lists
On 114 unfinished lists
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Forum Posts
Any news on The Legend of Maian? 202 days, 1 hours, 10 minutes ago
Discussion 417 days, 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
IM Dal-Young strikes again... UGH!!! 417 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes ago
anyone know when the hiatus ends? 480 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes ago
Volume 13 819 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes ago

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Good Series   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Arcrueid
September 25th, 2011, 7:21pm
You guys should really go away and rage somewhere else with, "its the same as his other series, its cliche" Instead of complaining go read something else or actually leave a review for this series.

The point of this is, if you like IM Dal-Young's series then you will also love this one.
Sure the character might start off weak but he had his moments when his true power comes to the surface, which we will most likely see more of in the new Arc. Afterall the series is called "Legend of Maian" i agree the first part was sad and really didnt see it coming.

A few characters do kind of blend in so you dont get attached to them but i believe the story was mainly focused on maian as he was powerless and gaining experience in the world.
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IM Dal-Young pumping out more crap?   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Leos Klein
August 17th, 2011, 10:53am
Who would of thought huh? Seriously this guy can't make a likeable male main character to save his life if he had to. The main character in this one is just like the ones in ALL of his other works, a righteous coward and a mega douchebag, the main character is so sicking that he single handled ruins the whole series on top of the other problems that it has. He is also a shounen wet dream without his "secret" powers and bloodline and being able to use hero moments to win anything.

And all of that wrong is just from the main character. The rest of the series is slightly good but all the teammates are undermined so badly that it is hilarious.

All in all this is nothing more than a blatant rip off of Kurohime and a masterpiece of a series known as Slayers. Only thing is it's watered down with crap and shounen cliches and romance written by someone with a single digit IQ.
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10/10 for 1st arc   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SaLaHaDiN_PL
August 14th, 2011, 4:36am
Lol same thing in Kurohime omg fucking fail if u want to see arc 2 still i wish all regis knight will return with Felicia and he will be a bad ass looking for a way to ressurect/return her smile Still i give 10/10 for 1st arc (1-10 volumes). Realy funny action romance based manga so everything u need + realy good art
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It gets progressively bad.   
Rating: 3.5 / 10.0
by Papaver
March 22nd, 2011, 2:53pm
I can't believe the characters and their motivations; it's as if they say and do the things they say and do because it's required and/or expected of them-- instead of actually meaning it. It's strange. Not exactly generic, but very.. 'as expected' if that makes any sense. Clichéd.

For example, in the Knights' nostalgia, Felicia usually wears a white summer dress and a summer hat, laughing under beach/summer sun. That's a 'stock' memory scene from countless comics/animes/games. Made more jarring when the actual character act nothing like that in the story, and can't be believed to (will) ever act like that.

... Last updated on March 24th, 2011, 5:54am
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weak willed bastard   
Rating: N/A
by sickminded
December 13th, 2010, 7:04am
felicia is a yummy moe tsundere, and the protagonist is a spineless coward

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when he just stood by and watch the dancer girl at the tournament beaten up by the creature i was mad as hell, he shouldve jumped and stopped him if he's a man
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Worth the read   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Lnc411
December 8th, 2010, 2:42pm
The story started of kind of weird. The main character, Felix, was gutless and seem to have no redeeming qualities, and he has the hots for his brother wife. However, as the story goes one, the story actually show some good character developments. The story may seem a bit cliche if you have been reading a lot of these shounen manga. However, I'm still interested in the series nonetheless. And as always, the art is crisp and superb. Definitely, worth the read.
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good. Look forwad to the rest.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by fr33noob
July 20th, 2010, 8:01pm
hmmmm, i thought is was pretty good for what it does. Great art and a nice story.
It might have some stereo typical things but they were excuted just right so i have no problems reading this.

... Last updated on July 20th, 2010, 8:03pm
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this stroy is so routine   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by alucardmasaki
July 13th, 2010, 10:47pm
oh boy another story where some one is made to do something they don't want to do just because others say its for the greater good, and then later turns out to want to keep on going. oh boy... The start of the story was good but then they just had to make the main characters start to fall in love. The story seems predictable now. It would have better if the author kept the same feeling he had at the beginning, them hating each other would have been better than this.
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The Legend of Maian   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by senior_gir
July 7th, 2010, 5:36pm
like mahou tsukai kurohime.... minus the guns.
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And it really is. the girl is all-powerful, she can only have her powers released by love (a kiss in this case) then she opens a can of whoop-ass that nobody in the world could possibly stand
although its still not too bad. the characters are cute. (even if the main girl reminds me of kurohime as well). still, not a bad read. I've read much worse out there. I'd recommended it to anyone that asked me whether i thought it was good. but wouldnt name it as one of my top 10.
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I sense upcoming epicness and lots of LOLs   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Padawan
October 13th, 2009, 7:43am
I agree with the comment by JCDRANZER. This high-fantasy manwha has so much potential to be epic. The odd pairing between a naive young man and an ancient ultra-powerful (evil?) sorceress is quite exciting indeed with lots of comedic moments. The author goes all-out with all those huge monsters and awesome magic.

I think this is the only series by Im Dal Young that i really like, mainly cuz the main characters arent douchebags. And it really does remind me of Superior which i love very much!

I really hope this series continues to get scanlated fast.
Cuz i need MOAR!

... Last updated on October 13th, 2009, 7:47am
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