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Mugen no Juunin  
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"To end his eternal suffering, he must slay one thousand enemies!" Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality. To rid himself of this curse and end his life of misery, he must slay one thousand evil men! His quest begins when a young girl seeks his help in taking revenge on her parents' killers... and his quest won't end until the blood of a thousand has spilled!


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Associated Names
Blade - A Lâmina do Imortal (Brazilian Portuguese)
Blade of the Immortal
L'Habitant de l'infini (French)
Miecz Nieśmiertelnego (Polish)
O?trica Besmrtnika - Samuraj Dvanaest Sječiva (Croatian)

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Latest Release(s)
v.30 c.206 (end) by HappyScans! (1447d ago)
v.30 c.198-205 (v2) by HappyScans! (1447d ago)
v.30 c.205 by HappyScans! (1458d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
30 Volumes (Complete)
15 Volumes (Shinsouban, Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 6, Chap 24

User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (827 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.62 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 10th 2017, 6:36am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Dark Horse (31 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #471 increased(+31)
Monthly Pos #542 increased(+23)
3 Month Pos #532 decreased(-41)
6 Month Pos #524 decreased(-16)

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On 2307 reading lists
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On 848 completed lists
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Forum Posts
Kimutaku Stars in Takashi Miike's Blade of the Immortal Film 570 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
Blade of the Immortal to End After 19 Years 1481 days, 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
latest spoilers 1678 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes ago
Tired of Seeing Manji Getting his @ss Kicked 1861 days, 17 hours, 38 minutes ago
Blade of the immortal volume 23 24 25 ? 2354 days, 17 hours, 4 minutes ago

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Good but not Great.   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by shavonescales
June 17th, 2008, 11:53pm
I've read 15 volumes and I will break down what my views are on this manga.

Firstly and most importantly the art is incredibly good, definately up there among the greats of this genre. Only gripe I had was on a rare ocassion some action scenes were hard to follow.

The plot is great, it's detailed and unpredictable, but kinda tries too hard creativly at some points which can confuse readers. Only real gripe I had was there were some long scene of discussions that they could have done without.

The characters are easy to understand and are built up with emotional value. You will feel for the main female lead and you will admire the main male lead. Friendship and mateship is more dominate than romance in this manga, even though there are glimses of the main lead's relationship going beyond friends.

I thoroughly enjoyed it, not as great as I expected but over all worth the read and definately will be something I'll keep track of with releases. I can't rate this high for the fact that I have read vagabond and that is still superior in my opinion.

Your friendly neighbour Shavone.

p.s The anime series for this manga which comes out in July 2008 will definately be a must watch! I have a good feeling it will be exciting to watch.

... Last updated on June 18th, 2008, 12:04am
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Beautiful but not that great a story   
Rating: N/A
by Lally
May 22nd, 2008, 6:02am
The art is really something. I love the way Samura-sensei frames the deathblows with Japanese style ornaments and flowers. It's really gorgeous. If I could afford it, I would buy the manga simply for the artwork.

Few gripes I have with the manga:
First of all, Rin is really not my kind of girl. I know she's supposed to be weak and all but I find her actions really stupid and bordering on pathetic.

Second, I don't like how Dark Horse flipped the whole thing. What's the point in cutting it all up and sticking it back in the same order? They may as well have just done it right to left like everyone else. I have spotted some inconsistencies as a result of this. And it's probably why the books cost so much.

Which bring me on to the third gripe.
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This, and berserk are the only mangas ive given a 10 to.   
Rating: N/A
by Nomad
March 26th, 2008, 8:53pm
Best manga ever, Samura is my favorite mangaka.

Everything about this manga is excellent, what else is there to say?

It's perfect.
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Award Winner!   
Rating: N/A
by lynda-chan
September 5th, 2007, 6:02am
Haven't been this obsessed with a manga in a long time. smile

Hiroaki Samura has an obvious background in classic art and figure drawing... It makes reading this manga a pleasure at every panel.
The setting of Fuedal Japan has been reworked as a bright and honorless fashion that is unique to the genre, and there is some unparalleled character development through the course of this series.

The content speaks for it with gore and violence, but this is an incredibly mature read in themes and direction alone.
I recommend it. smile
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Arsenico
August 23rd, 2007, 11:07am
This manga is very good, but actually i dont like manji too much! He won all the duel so far only thx to the fact that he was immortal... but the other have always crushed him in skill none
Aniway the story and the arts are great smile
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Rating: N/A
by Mayokiss
August 13th, 2007, 3:33pm
definately one of the greater manga out there : ) the drawing is more realistic than most other manga and, bloody as it is, it's funnier than some comedy i've read XD Beware vol. 11 though O_O
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my favourite manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by darkgenio
July 10th, 2007, 6:50am
I love everything in this manga and I am generally very picky. Dialogues are deep and amusing, art is unique. The story is original (in some volumes it got a little redundant). The Characters are interesting and deeply human.If you like martial arts comics this is a must read.
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by canucks
May 29th, 2007, 10:03pm
Awesome is a good description. Artwork is stunningly addictive and there is no room for boredom between the covers. A must read for action junkies.
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10 points   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SyeSye
February 25th, 2007, 6:16am
Totally different.
Hiroaki Samuras drawing style is just awesome, artistic, best I`ve seen so far.
Really great, though bloody story!
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by EvilTomte
February 16th, 2007, 9:24am
Very cool. The art is good, the story is pretty cool, and the fights are also nice. But I still can't give it a full rating, the story just lacks something to the top mangas. But this is still a very good manga. Read it.
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