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Ares  
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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

Groups Scanlating
A-Team
Korean Manga Translations
Ne Neko Scans
Nibo
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Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.205-207 (end) by A-Team (1845d ago)
v.26 c.200-204 by A-Team (1892d ago)
v.26 c.199 by A-Team (1918d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
26 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
3 topics, 22 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (995 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.34 / 10.0
10
 31% (308 votes)
9+
 24% (240 votes)
8+
 23% (229 votes)
7+
 11% (108 votes)
6+
 5% (46 votes)
5+
 2% (22 votes)
4+
 1% (11 votes)
3+
 1% (14 votes)
2+
 1% (5 votes)
1+
 1% (12 votes)

Last Updated
April 4th 2015, 8:01pm PST


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Year
2001

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

Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #550 decreased(-71)
Monthly Pos #634 increased(+120)
3 Month Pos #745 increased(+40)
6 Month Pos #760 decreased(-10)

List Stats
On 1884 reading lists
On 1175 wish lists
On 1618 completed lists
On 142 unfinished lists
On 398 custom lists

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Forum Posts
ares ch 24 vol 000? 1159 days, 21 hours, 15 minutes ago
Manga ending discussion 1823 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
Discontinued (Was Mistaken Still Going) 3390 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes ago

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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   
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by Chap
August 5th, 2006, 7:34pm
Nice fights... Michael is a very good character. My favorite.
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LOVE IT!!!   
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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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amazing   
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by Baroona
November 26th, 2005, 5:41pm
the story´s not the best nor the . But I really love the atmosphere of this manhwa. It´s like sucking you into the Kingdom of Chronos.
And the drawing of Ryu Kum Chel, especially fighting scenes, are somewhat of special.
Highly recommended!
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How could anyone NOT like this?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by bLeuZ
February 12th, 2015, 12:10am
I simply love it! Couldn't stop reading it. The plot might be predictable to some but it went smoothly unlike some mangas. It didn't feel like the author made the plot as the story goes. Only flaw is that some of the side characters look similar so I was confused at times, especially during the war. Other than that, everything is pretty well done, including the art. My advise, you need to read it to the end to understand everything that is going on. Love the ending lots, there was closure to everything, I think.
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Perfect   
Rating: 9.9 / 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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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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uh   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by plaiin
October 11th, 2014, 11:54pm
This manga seems to resonate well with some and not at all with others. I was the latter. Maybe it was because I walked in with high expectations, or at least with the idea that it would be slightly similar to others of the same genre, but I was sorely disappointed.
It definitely started off well; battling to gain a spot in a well-regarded guild and it just so happens that three youngsters completely defy the expectations of everyone due to their unlikely skill and hidden talent. But the story that unravels after that is completely awful. At least, that's what I believe. Everything that occurred afterwards was out of place or unnecessary.
Maybe I wanted to see the trio hanging out as friends, having good times and making great memories before the big plot twist. I was hoping for Ares to somehow actually work to get his revenge, and that his actions made sense. Read the other comments to get a better understanding and explanations to the (VERY MANY) flaws in the manwha.
Throughout the entire manwha I was wishing for it redeem itself. That I wouldn't be dreading, no, forcing myself to flip the pages in hopes that it would turn out better. But it didn't and it was simply a disaster to read. I barely enjoyed this, and the only time I did like it was at the beginning; otherwise, it was completely boring the entire time.
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It's a 10 for me, definitely   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by linasama
August 6th, 2014, 8:42pm
Ok, i can't express how much i ADORE this manhwa. But, i have to say this: if you are looking for a manhwa with the most realistic art or the kind of drawings what you normally see in others mangas, well, maybe that will pull you back for reading this serie. I personally loved the drawing, it was wierd, but perfect fot this story.
Even so, that apart, i really think it's worth give it a try, because every character do his part in the story, the funny, and the dark ones. If you read it 'till the end, you'll probably won't regret it.
While reading, try seeing the whole thing, not only the drawing or the characters; it's about their lives, the way they lived and the reason they do what they do(and of course, the actions parts), but you won't appreciate it if you think that some part is bad because it has nothing to do or is out of place with what was happening.

Ok, if you didn't read all the thing above, is fine. Just try it, i loved it, as every work this artist did. Enjoy it!! (and sorry if i wrote something wrong)
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