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Kurozuka  
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Description
From Izumo no Ryuu:
A tale of obsessive love and constant pursuit, told over a 1000 years.

Escaping from a brother who had just ascended the throne, Yoshitsune, along with his servant, comes across a house in the middle of a desolate mountain. Oddly enough, only a young woman lives there, who seems to possess a very dark and ominous past.

This long journey of more than a thousand years focuses on our main protagonist Kurou. It can be somewhat confusing at the beginning, but once you understand the plot this story can be quite entertaining.

The main thrust of the story goes like this: Kurou meets a beautiful woman by the name of Kuromitsu, and begins a relationship which transcends life and memory. Kurozuka tells the tale of a journey undertaken by immortals, and those who chase after immortality.

The majority of this story takes place many centuries in the future, after Kurou has been separated from Kuromitsu. Having lost almost all of his memories, Kurou seeks to understand why he cannot die, to rediscover his identity, and to find the woman that haunts his dreams.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
KUROZUKA-黒塚

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 (end) by Izumo no Ryuu (2663d ago)
v.9 by Izumo no Ryuu (2698d ago)
v.8 c.32-34 by Izumo no Ryuu (2777d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 (alternative plot and ending)

User Reviews
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Forum
2 topics, 24 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (460 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.74 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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7+
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5+
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Last Updated
February 8th 2014, 10:32am PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Oh Super Jump (Shueisha)
Super Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #712 increased(+203)
Monthly Pos #1099 increased(+104)
3 Month Pos #1292 decreased(-79)
6 Month Pos #1248 increased(+10)

List Stats
On 603 reading lists
On 888 wish lists
On 1272 completed lists
On 96 unfinished lists
On 249 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Koruzuka Anime.... 11.10.2008 2031 days, 23 hours, 7 minutes ago
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simply superb   
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by maka1986
August 2nd, 2007, 1:33am
Well what can I say.Its not everyday that I can read something this good and addictive.The story is great,well it gets somewhat confusing here and there but in the end it is all cleard up nicely.Its not a light read .I had to read carefully to understand which made it the more worthwhile.I like the transcending time and apocalypse motives.It really adds to the story.
Overall a must read!
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Good but...   
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by Anonymous
April 15th, 2007, 10:34am
It's good, really... very interesting concept and story. Although very very confusing at times (makes it lose some points for me), and the fact that I don't usually like post-apocalyptic stuff doesn't help.
But if you like this kind of stuff, you're probably really going to enjoy this manga. So I'd recommend it to you. As for me, I would have loved to read more about their pre-disaster lives. If they ever make a prequel to this, it would be totally awesome.
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great   
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by Anonymous
March 13th, 2006, 2:14am
Very interesting, though a bit confusing at beginineg.

Anyway try it :)
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Excellence manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Laclongquan
January 7th, 2008, 11:30am
Izumo no Ryuu describe the manga so well in one short sentence: the basic, the essence and the beauty.

Both the art and the story-telling are top class. You will read and reread all over again to capture the feelings, emotions. Story is twisted all over the place.

Well, words cant describe this enough. Read it! You wont regret it.
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Enjoyed it   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by markdarkangel
October 18th, 2008, 6:42pm
I pretty muched enjoyed this with its unquie story line, intruging yet blood thirsty charaters and pretty good art. But, there was some things that annoyed me as well, like the jumping back in and out though time without a full explanation of how they would deal with that timeline.

The ending was decent (loved the twist in the end), considering the fact that the story it actually really complete. If you like lots of blood, gore, nudity and awesome charaters that draw you in, you can't afford to not read.
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Very good manga indeed!   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 3rd, 2006, 7:57am
I want it more!
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i loooooooooove it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by emihneleh
April 15th, 2007, 2:13am
action, adventure, betrayal, and a love that crosses centuries........ my kind of story. the art is amazing, storyline never lacking, and action stimulating. i agree that it gets confusing here and there. but it straightens out in the end. I hope there's a sequel!!!

... Last updated on April 15th, 2007, 10:25am
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And be there more   
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by Anonymous
June 26th, 2005, 12:01pm
Now there's 8 ^-^
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borrowed charaters   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by enigman
July 12th, 2007, 7:28am
This is very nice at first, but at the end, several characters were borrowed from Final Fantasy7(Cloud and Buster sword,even building) and HellBoy...

Well, it was nice anyway
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i've read 6 volumes   
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by Anonymous
August 14th, 2006, 6:15am
slow in the begining and quite boring but after it become similar to Blame or Noise. Not very strong though...Very good manga
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