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Hoshi no Samidare  
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Description
The world is in mortal peril. Sir Noi Crezant, the Lizard Knight, has been sent to gain the aid of the great warrior Amamiya Yuuhi in hopes of finding the Princess Samidare and protecting the planet from the incredible 'Biscuit Hammer' poised to crack the Earth in two. Unfortunately Yuuhi wants no part of it, and the Princess doesn't prove to be the shining 'hero of justice' role model that Noi had hoped for.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Люцифер и Бисквитный Молот
ほしのさみだれ
惑星のさみだれ
惑星公主蜥蜴骑士
반지의 기사
Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer
Lucifer BH
Samidare - Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (French)
Samidare's Planet
Star of Samidare
The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer
The Planet's Samidare
Wakusei no Samidare

Groups Scanlating
DFCG
Milky Translation
SnoopyCool
izumiisthebest
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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.64.5 by otakami (904d ago)
v.10 c.61-65 (v2) (end) by otakami (904d ago)
v.10 c.60 by otakami (1054d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Hoshi No Samidare by DoorKnob22

Forum
6 topics, 40 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1332 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.85 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 26th 2014, 7:44pm PST

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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young King Ours (Shonen Gahosha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
JManga (defunct)
Seven Seas

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #106 decreased(-22)
Monthly Pos #64 decreased(-3)
3 Month Pos #57 decreased(-5)
6 Month Pos #46 increased(+1)

List Stats
On 1943 reading lists
On 1408 wish lists
On 3142 completed lists
On 125 unfinished lists
On 428 custom lists

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Forum Posts
do you want to see this as a anime? 297 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes ago
Wakusei? 532 days, 5 hours, 24 minutes ago
Need a little help 982 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes ago
Hoshi no Samidare romance 1251 days, 1 hours, 43 minutes ago
Who is you favorite Knight? 1316 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes ago

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Brilliant.   
Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by monkeyvoodoo
November 20th, 2008, 12:42am
Nonstop awesome right from the start. HnS reminds me a lot of the FLCL anime, in terms of letting go of the status-quo and just telling an awesome story for the sake of telling an awesome story. Although this isn't as insanely strange as FLCL.

I'm really enjoying the storytelling and artwork. The character artwork looks a little odd at some times, but it seems like it's more deliberate than lack of artistic talent. It goes well with the slightly odd plot, without really being too distracting.

This strikes me as either a very well thought out story, or a brilliant storyteller (or I guess it could be both). Regardless, this is an incredibly enjoyable read that I could highly recommend to practically anyone.

Also, I'm not sure what the "ecchi" in the genre is for. All I've seen so far is some panties, and it wasn't even really presented in a sexual manner, rather as part of a joke, which strikes me more as innocent fun, rather than the boner-popping, borderline porn found in lots of other "ecchi" titles.

Anyways, go read this now! And enjoy the awesome!

... Last updated on February 24th, 2009, 10:20pm
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It's Okay...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by kirabook
November 7th, 2008, 8:22pm
I just started reading this today. I love the comedy(like the lizard throwing XD) but the main characters look better on the cover pages! in the actual manga his face looks so square to me but i guess i have to get used to it. If your looking for a quick light read this is a good start.
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One of the most original stories I've read   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by SnoopyCool
October 22nd, 2008, 10:49am
I normally don't make comments on anything, let alone something that my group works on, but I totally can't hold my tongue on this one. It was recommended to me by a fan and I'm like 'well, whatever, I'll give it a shot' and I was kind of blah towards it during the entire time that I read through the first three volumes. Not too bad, but I really didn't give it much of a chance. Then one day about 2 months later I was pretty bored with life in general and saw it on the shelf and decided to give it a second read and it blew me away from page 1 onward. I'm not sure exactly what it was about the manga that I missed the first time or if maybe I wasn't even reading it and just skimming the pages, but I was totally stunned and it left a pretty large impression on me.

Anyway, I know it doesn't seem it right now, but the first three volume of Hoshi no Samidare (the official Japanese title IS Hoshi instead of Wakusei, btw, despite the kanji) is actually something of a prologue introducing the characters (and there are lots of them), then starts the adventure. The plot unfolds in a way that leaves just about everything open to further possibilities. Characters can and will die, change sides, love and fight amongst themselves and everything in between and none of it comes off as unnecessary plot device for the sake of plot device storytelling. All in all, it's an incredibly clever comedy with underlying plot points that can and will appeal to pretty much anyone that gives it a chance and I enjoy it more and more every month.

On a side note, this has gotten me into some other Mizukami stories and I've enjoyed all of them... wonderful author for people looking for unique and well-planned stories.
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Rating: N/A
by canucks
October 21st, 2008, 7:09am
So far the comedy is well planned and executed with precision. The art is very congruent with the general tone of the writing. The characters thus far exhibit originality and fundamental character flaws in which further retrospection can logically occur. Psychological implications of this manga leaves something to be desired, and whether this will be a superficial tap of coming of age angst or a deeper exploration of the post adolescent psyche remains to be seen.

In other words...

It's fantastic so far, give it a shot!
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Lizard, unmotivated guy and a princess!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by tsuto
September 22nd, 2008, 4:48pm
It's a good comedy manga, main character's traits make it original somehow, plus the interaction between them is interesting in a funny way. I would describe it as "wacky characters inserted in your typical protect the world manga". The art is nice, nothing to go "whoa!" about, but it compliments the story nicely.

... Last updated on September 22nd, 2008, 4:49pm
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