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Zetsuen no Tempest  
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Associated Names
Blast of Tempest
Hòn đảo giông tố
Zetsuen no Tempest - O Destruidor da Civilização (Brazilian Portuguese)
Zetsuen no Tempest - The Civilization Blaster
절원의 템페스트

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Black Wing
Easy Going Scans
Psylocke Scans

Latest Release(s)
v.9 c.44 (end) by Easy Going Scans over 5 years ago
v.9 c.43 by Easy Going Scans over 5 years ago
v.9 c.42 by Easy Going Scans over 5 years ago
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in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)
Guidebook : Vol. 8.5 & Vol. 9.5 (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Volume 1, Chapter 1
Ends at Chapter 44 with some differences

User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (386 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.07 / 10.0

Last Updated
August 20th 2020, 3:10pm PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen GanGan (Square Enix)

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great series  
by averyk
December 11th, 2012, 2:01pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This series leaves me on the edge of my seat wanting to read more. With the writing skills of Shirodaira Kyou who did Spiral which is one of my favorite series. This story is about Yoshino and Mahiro who want to find the killer of Mahiro's sister Aika in order to get revenge. Mahiro has been searching with the help of Hakaze a magician stuck on a deserted island only able to contact him through a magic doll. This series is filled with betrayal, mistrust, and interesting characters who will do what they must, throw in some interesting plot twists and you have this great story which will keep you on the edge of your seat.

To add in a comment about what blackmokona in the post underneath said the story is not really made into some epic fantasy but more about the characters and especially Aika's death and the mystery surrounding it.

... Last updated on December 11th, 2012, 2:13pm
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Kinda Different  
by whistlebird
April 11th, 2011, 11:11pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
It's always interesting when your main protagonists are just a little bit off in the head and hard to figure out. I have a feeling this Yoshino guy has more up his sleeve than we think and Mahiro just scares me. His single minded obsessiveness and unpredictability is kind of freaky, especially paired with those manic and slightly evil expressions of his. If I was his best friend, I think I'd be watching my back. The story's pretty different too--though I probably just got used to reading mangas about psychics and the sudden "magic" word and their easy acceptance of sorcerers threw me off. It's pretty exciting though, and the art is beautiful and the transitions smoothly done.
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Shocked by the "average" rating  
by RoxFlowz
April 5th, 2013, 1:55pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This is much better than the anime. Great art and action from time to time. But I think the best description would be "witty". The story is unpredictable, each character is well portrayed (and awesome), and most of all I just love strategical/psychological battles.
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I got breathless reading it.  
by geekdiva
April 26th, 2012, 9:33am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I just read 13 chapters in one go for the first time. The plot-building was amazing, as should be expected of the writer of Vampire Juu... Ah, I'll look up the name later. Juuji...I wanna say kai but I think that's wrong.

Didn't get any sleep cause of this and a few other things so I'll review more coherently later.
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Research material, that didn't blend well with the story  
by red-eyed-slayer
December 13th, 2017, 2:34pm
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
Okay, after a certain time skip, this manga starts to decline in quality, there's lots of references to mythology and Shakespeare's work as well. But they come across as not well utilised, and well if you don't use those aspects well, than you can't blame people for thinking it's pretentious because it shows you don't how to use those quotation or elements well. The princess suffers great character regression, although there are reasons, those reason wasn't enough for some readers to enjoy it. The cheesy romcom subplot has damaged the story greatly. A new character being introduced to the cast didn't help either. Another complaint, as how they explain some origins of the world's current state being outlandish (self-aware), although it comes as jarring with no robust reason or strong thought behind.

Also the concept of destiny and coincidence are used as plot convenience too many times, even the explanation for it is very convenient
This manga uses so much explanation, that some explanation have been repeated TOO MANY times, within a short time span, it's like they thought of it and then we see what they thought being shared to someone else, although it's fine from the character point of view, for readers we can't but for that deja vu feeling, since we seen already in short time span. Repeating explanation or dialogue too much time gets grating, irritating as well. Sometimes they list different type of mythos that leads to same conclusion, which gets bloated with unnecessary dialogue that readers already understand the message. Also the creator, even put a dictionary meaning on some words on panel which is not good eye flow. Some authors are smart and put it a footnote instead, people read manga for art and story, not to read definition out of a dictionary dedicated to a single panel.

Also, I find the main 2 characters, indifference hypocritical, they don't care about others death that many would be shocked, but were affected fuwa, this is not spoiler since it's in beginning of the description, I mean most mourn about others that are close to them, but they won't bat an eye or just don't care, no traumatic experience, they are high school students for goodness and when Fuwa dies, they consider everyone else insignificant which is unrelated and not well written and makes them feel unrealistic in a certain. They are capable of emotion just towards other is the main problem so you can't call them robotic completely. Their reason revolve around fuwa which I find more strange given her dis-likeable personally which is described by the two, but Fuwa isn't all bad which confuses me even more.

This is one of my least favourite manga and think it had such potential as well.

... Last updated on March 4th, 2018, 4:35pm
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best ever  
by shines
March 31st, 2013, 1:49pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
this was the best anime/ manga ever, i started and never stopped
the story is soo unpredictable,
interesting and has a lot of twists in the story
the art is great and i love the depth of the characters
especially Yoshino
there is great mix of fantasy action and mystery,
but the story really involves the charaters state of mind
which i enjoy

... Last updated on March 31st, 2013, 2:17pm
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by jnatsumi
February 28th, 2013, 4:20am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I'm avidly following the anime right now. The plot is relatively the same, as far as I can tell... And it moves faster than the manga. Plus the action looks better animated wink

The main characters are deep. They aren't ordinary boys. This character's depth keeps things interesting because they are unpredictable. My favorite character is Yoshino.

Illustration is quite cute, though I like the one in the anime way better.

... Last updated on February 28th, 2013, 4:23am
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Must read list  
by reivatin
May 4th, 2012, 10:58pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
vampire juujikai=done (rate 9.5/10)
Spiral (rate 9.5/10)

another two from same author is not done yet, but i can give 8 or more point if the plot and the ending is good

expect more and more surprise in the next chapter like other two biggrin

another update, this is good with some witty MC
at least she choose the girl and let the past
worth to read again biggrin

... Last updated on March 1st, 2014, 4:54am
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Better than I thought it'd be  
by Anabiotic_Pineapple
April 19th, 2012, 7:53pm
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
I put off reading this for the longest time, mostly because the cover didn't draw me.

I was mistaken. So far, the characterization is pretty good, and the story is also enjoyable. The art, which I thought I wouldn't like at first, is actually pretty good and fits the story well. I'm hard pressed to find any faults with the story or the characters, but the series doesn't give me a feeling of "wow, I have to tell everyone about this."

It's not average, but not spectacular. Somewhere in between.
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Interesting so far  
by dezin19
March 20th, 2011, 1:37am
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
Depending on where this goes, it could be a very good manga or a an 'ok' one. So far so good. I would recommend you give it a try. I like most of the characters and the art is nice.
I rate manga by docking a point for each thing I don't like about it. So far, it's a 9.5.

EDIT: Plots-wise it gets better further in. I've read the raws up to recent chapters and there is a certain good twist around chapter 40 I think.

... Last updated on January 20th, 2013, 6:21pm
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