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Chronicles of the Cursed Sword  
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From Tokyopop:
Rey Yan was an orphan with no home, no skills, and no purpose. But when he comes upon the PaSa sword, a cursed blade made from the bones of the demon king, he suddenly finds himself with the power to be a great hero. The sword's creator is the evil Shiyan, the royal vizier who needs the sword to assist him in releasing his ancestor, the demon king.


Related Series

Associated Names
The Legend of the Sword
The Record of Destroying the Sword

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.24 c.4b by Friendship Scans (138d ago)
v.24 c.4a by Friendship Scans (263d ago)
v.24 c.3b by Friendship Scans (817d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (165 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.03 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 23rd 2013, 6:42pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Champ (Daiwon C.I.)
Junior Champ (Daiwon C.I.)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
TokyoPop (22 Volumes - Defunct)

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Weekly Pos #738 increased(+329)
Monthly Pos #1578 increased(+77)
3 Month Pos #1915 decreased(-83)
6 Month Pos #1571 decreased(-37)

List Stats
On 1008 reading lists
On 996 wish lists
On 45 completed lists
On 83 unfinished lists
On 209 custom lists

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Totally awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Tuxx7
May 22nd, 2007, 8:04pm
I totally agree with what Nightroad said. This series is just awesome. I've read up to vol. 18 and so far am loving it. The characters are good and interesting. The story start off slow in the beginning but kicks off real good later on.

It's fast past and has its fair share of humor.

... Last updated on May 22nd, 2007, 8:25pm
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totally great   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Nightroad
May 22nd, 2007, 2:20am
this series is just plainly awesome. it reminded me a bit of angel sanctuary. sometimes im described as a cold person. but after reading through all those volumes, and then see that rey is betrayed by the person he trusts the most, i just had tears of rage in my eyes.

for all who like shounen manga with a good storyline and romance with comedy, take this one! I dont have that much manga at home, (sigh, I shouldnt download everything but buy more) but I deffinetly want the whole series, and its 29 volumes and ongoing. but trust me, im prepared to lay a hugh amount of money down for this one.
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by RilleL
May 11th, 2007, 10:32am
Pervserk: I agree that the first book may be hard to understand but really, it's an awesome manga. I would rank this in my top 10 list and i've read over 200+ mangas.
So give it a try! Stopping without even finishing the first book is just rude smile

Edit: AMAZING! After an eternity, CCS finally release new scans! WOHO!

... Last updated on March 7th, 2008, 12:33pm
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Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Pervserk
May 4th, 2007, 4:47pm
Couldnt read the first volume, it was so bad none Usually I have no problems but this manga... Just was not for me sad
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Rating: N/A
by lambda123
March 30th, 2007, 6:15am
the storyline will make you want to read it more. i only manage to read only 8v and sickly craving for it. if your're a RPG fan games this manga will suit your taste.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sgcha37
February 19th, 2007, 2:46pm
it's really fun to read. i think i read 10 volumes in 1 day..... at first i didn't think it would be good but gets better as it progresses.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Cerulean
February 6th, 2007, 6:12pm
i absolutely fell in love with this series...the art, storyline, everything is just the perfect amount, not too much or too little......i'm just VERY sad for shyao....hope it'll all work'll fall in love with it from the first volume, if you're a big action-comedy-shounen type of person....also, you can find it on lurk if you're looking for where to dl it

... Last updated on February 12th, 2007, 5:31pm
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first manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Tiamat
January 28th, 2007, 11:07pm
This was the first manga I ever bought (or downloaded). I saw it in a bookstore and immediately fell in love with the artwork and the RPG esque world. The characters, story, artwork, and action scenes are all top notch. There's also some romance and comedy elements thrown in for good measure. My favorite character is Hyacia followed by Jarhoon and Rey. Tokyopop has released through book 16 so far. I can't recommend it enough, especially if you are a fan of fantasty/RPG style worlds.

It's been a long time since I commented on this series. I just read through book 21. The last few volumes I've noticed a considerable decrease in quality of the artwork, though it's probably been a gradual thing. Rey does not look nearly as cool as he used to and he's acting more and more like your typical shounen main character. Hopefully will get better again but it just seems to be dragging on too long. I see it is 36 volumes and ongoing as I write this. lowering the rating to a 9

... Last updated on January 5th, 2009, 5:17pm
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Cursed Sword   
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
by jidfurikuri
January 13th, 2007, 2:46pm
This is a great series for lovers of shonen manga, and even though im a huge shojou fan, this was still a good series.
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