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Description
The story takes place in an era similar to that of ancient Rome in a country called Chronos. It follows a group known as the Temple Mercenaries. In particular, the manhwa is about Ares, Michael and Baroona, three young warriors with mysterious pasts and surpassing skills...

The manhwa is notable for its subtle use of anachronistic elements (Ares' shoes are similar to that of classic Adidas), as well as very dynamic and fluid action sequences.

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Странствующий воин Арес
떠돌이 용병 아레스
떠돌이 용병 ARES
Ddeo-dol-i Yong-byeong Ares
Kiếm sĩ lang thang
Vagrant Soldier Ares

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A-Team
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Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.205-207 (end) by A-Team (1265d ago)
v.26 c.200-204 by A-Team (1312d ago)
v.26 c.199 by A-Team (1338d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
26 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
3 topics, 22 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (950 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.44 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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5+
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4+
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3+
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Last Updated
November 3rd 2013, 4:52am PST

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Year
2001

Original Publisher
BB Comics (vols 1-26)
Seju Cultural Co., Ltd (vols 1-17)

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Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #572 increased(+14)
Monthly Pos #648 decreased(-166)
3 Month Pos #499 increased(+62)
6 Month Pos #506 decreased(-5)

List Stats
On 1879 reading lists
On 1069 wish lists
On 1474 completed lists
On 136 unfinished lists
On 352 custom lists

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Forum Posts
ares ch 24 vol 000? 580 days, 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
Manga ending discussion 1243 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
Discontinued (Was Mistaken Still Going) 2811 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes ago

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Excellent   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sellega
February 1st, 2009, 7:13pm
This is a fascinating story. The endless pages of battle sequences could've easily become tiring fast, but this is a character-driven manhwa. Though I would say one particular character makes this a memorable read: Michael. Incredibly strong and with an unquenchable blood lust, Michael is one of the best Temple Mercenaries and considered a best friend by Ares, the main character. Only Baroona, another friend of Ares and Michael, is wary of Michael. And with reason. The writer also does a good job of introducing interesting and multi-faced secondary characters; you want to know the motivations of these secondary characters, what drives them to be warriors and killers.

The art style is also unique. Although the story is evidently set in an Ancient Rome-type setting, the characters are seen to wear modern articles of clothing (such as hoodies and cargo pants). When I was reading this series, I was so invested in the story and characters that I hardly paused to think about why some characters were garbed in modern day attire; I just went with it.

Anyway, I highly recommend this remarkable series (now one of my top 3) completely.

... Last updated on February 1st, 2009, 7:25pm
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Best Ever   
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by Rikarion
June 27th, 2008, 11:24am
ARES is the Best Ever. Best along any other manwa

This is sure thing, and I propose also> best Manga ever...com'on, for me it is just the best "oeuvre", piece of art, ever made. A mong Stanley Kubrick's movies, Door's, nirvana, Joy division music's, Feodor Dostoievski books, and Muhamad Ali Fight Rumble in The Jungle against Foreman , Lol, SUre thing for me.
When I observe the face of this manwa heroes I see so many things revealing their spirit of the moment, same thing as the ares' eye that change completely when he becomes deadly; is it not magical? ART is the best. I was caught directly. It so lively.
Plot? Incredible, no time to lose, evry next fight come one after another beetween some funny moment of relax or revelation that are also realllyy cool. Fight design are so great, movement, speed, charisma. Actually, Flashback, about Genasis is so greaaaaaat.

There's PURE GENIUS about this Ryu Geum Chel.

RYU GEUM CHEL a name to remember.

There are not much many man like him alive.
Best thing is I know that this manwa is still long where i am up to now (chap 119) and I know that it continues to be incredible (seen and agrreed on diverse forum). VERy bad thing is slow translation, driving me crazy, but I thank them thousands time more, of course
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Michael is well made   
Rating: N/A
by Chap
August 5th, 2006, 7:34pm
Nice fights... Michael is a very good character. My favorite.
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LOVE IT!!!   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 23rd, 2006, 2:20pm
this manga will be on my favorite-manga-list!! hope this will go on!
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yeay!! its not discontinued   
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by Anonymous
August 4th, 2006, 6:34pm
cant wait to read on
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Good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
August 26th, 2007, 2:39pm
This is a pretty good manga. The violence level is quite nice, although the art style for people runs a bit strange. They are all too skinny, if you know what I mean.

If you like Claymore, then I suggest you read this manga. Its really good.
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Perfect   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sujinj523
January 31st, 2013, 4:42am
Now THIS is a perfect manga. I love the plot, the characters, and the art. I admire how the manhwaga doesn't forget about any of the characters, giving each of them a definite ending. The manhwaga has an eye for detail so all the questions I ask about are answered by the end of the manhwa. I adore the characters and their growth. The manhwaga skillfully portrays emotion and focuses enough on how events affect the characters. I thought each character was fully developed and I liked seeing how each on matured. The story was fun and always interesting. I never got bored reading it. There's enough of everything smile And I actually like this type of artwork. I couldn't ask for more. All my expectations were met by Ares. Although it's not a classic like Rurouni Kenshin, I will dare to say that Ares is on the same level.

... Last updated on January 31st, 2013, 4:44am
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cool and awsome   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by nickmanger
February 27th, 2012, 10:53pm
this manhwa should be on ur readin table if u like war battles with strategies with little martial arts plus sub romance plus betrayal plus friendship n etc...

The art needs a little bit gettin use to and there are no good vs bad crap, both the heroes n villans hav some good and and lots of bad in them... This will blow ur mind just giv it a try :-)
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Awesome!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mixxyum
October 1st, 2011, 7:16pm
This was so coool! For a manga with a Roman theme to it, I kind of pictured the wars like that but really Ryu Keum Cheol did an amazing job with all the plots and all those to die for moments.
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Mikael's death and his treasures was one of the best moments :'
People say the art is bad because it looks sketchy or whatever, but I really like the art it makes Ares, Baroona, and Mikael look adorable...even though their killling people. lol Ares became the commander anyways. I really like his perrsonality throughtouthte whole series, goofy but serious at the crucial times. Barooon was just the cool guy, like how Mikael was in the beginning. Anywaysss, this was aweeeesome and def recommendation biggrin
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Really Great.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Egg Tart
September 9th, 2011, 1:56am
The art isn't anything to rave about but the plot is!

The events leading up to the major conflicts were well developed and the importance of each character was really stressed. Its not hard to fall in love with the characters and be absorbed into their struggles. The main plot was a pretty big hurdle but when it was wrapped up at the end you really felt like this was going to be a manhaw that left an impression.
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