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Chrno Crusade  
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From ADV:
America in the Roaring 20s. On the surface, it's a positive, peaceful time after the violence of the Great War. But lurking in the shadows is a dark element ready to snatch that peace away. Sister Rosette Christopher, an exorcist working as a part of the Magdala Order, has a duty to fight the demons which appear and cause destruction.
But along with her companion Chrno, she usually ends up causing more destruction than the demons themselves! On one particular mission, they meet a young girl with a beautiful voice named Azmaria, who is being targeted by her own stepfather. As Rosette and Chrno work to save her, more is revealed about the relationship between them. There is more to these two than meets the eye.


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Associated Names
Крестовый поход Хроно
Chrno Crusade: Mary Magdalene
Chrono Crusade

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Astral Scanlations
Chibi Scanlations

Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.Anothers by Illuminati-Manga over 9 years ago
v.7 c.48v2 by Illuminati-Manga over 10 years ago
v.7 c.48 by Illuminati-Manga & MangaONE over 10 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Complete)
8 Volumes (Shinsouban)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol. 1 Chap. 1 (Skips: ch 7, 12-18)
Ends at Diverges at Vol. 5 Chap. 30

User Reviews
Chrno Crusade by israel8491

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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (822 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.42 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 16th 2018, 10:40am PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Dragon (Fujimi Shobo)
Dragon Age (Fujimi Shobo)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
ADV Manga (8 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #609 decreased(-3)
Monthly Pos #869 increased(+185)
3 Month Pos #1293 decreased(-1)
6 Month Pos #1323 increased(+61)
Year Pos #1387 decreased(-66)

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which couple do you prefer?? over 4 years ago
Watch Anime or Read Manga? over 6 years ago
Ending over 8 years ago
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sad + great   
Rating: N/A
by mileen
June 6th, 2009, 7:32pm
I just read this manga out of curiosity because lot of people said this manga is "must read" so, I'll give it a try. I read it randomly because I just want to see the romance between this two main character.

Starting from that, I try to reverse and start reading from the beginning. Quite nice. The character have unique identity.

The art nice - the way Shounen Genre should be of course smile

I love the romance. Love it. Not sappy and cheap kind of love. It's fragile and the way Rosette were going to death train breaking the heart actually. She seems devouring somebody - Chrno.

By the way, Chrno preety interesting character actually. Even though he looks all manly in his real form he looks childish and blushing all the times when Rosette tease him in chibi form. Aren't he cute?

The ending. Oh.. great. Have mercy on me please.
Spoiler (highlight to view)
It sooo sad. But somehow, beautiful and very pure ending not something cliff hanger actually. Oh Rosette.. may you in peace.

Gonna watch the anime! How about hear their voice in anime? <33

[Edit by mod]: Spoiler.
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best manga ive ever read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by itachi187
June 16th, 2008, 7:02am
the first manga ive read that is better than the lion king. original, instant classic, genius story, dont wanna say it but it made me cry, thought it was gonna be a light series *big shock* amazing one for the ages.
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What to say...   
Rating: N/A
by NightSwan
October 22nd, 2007, 4:07pm
This is a nice manga, though it's not my style It was a good read.
But the end... it just crushed me... even though I like a little sadness in the endings, this was just to much, like not justifed.
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superb ending!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by palabasa
September 17th, 2007, 7:15am
well i've read a lot of mangas so i find this a bit cliche..the love story too is a bit uncomfortable coz chrono is almost in a kid form in the whole story, although in reality he's decades/century older?artwork though is quite good and the plot is enteresting and fast paced..and the characterization is quite nice..

but what really blew me away is the way it was concluded. it was a bit sad and nostalgic and a lot more..i just love epilogues!

although i also find it confusing..can someone clear this up for me?well there was this 1931 year where someone supposedly died without even seeing whom she/he was waiting for and then on the last pages there was the 1932 year where he/she almost died but the long awaited someone arrives..please excuse the he/she reference, just to avoid spoiling the story further.. so which is which? is it an alternate ending? or did i just misunderstood?

anyways this is definitely recommendable. and the fact that it is a bit short and already completed are plus factors...
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Great ^^   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Sasura
August 7th, 2007, 12:56am
I have watched the Anime of Chrno Crusade and now i am reading the Manga. ^^ Its on of my favorite Animes and Mangas of all.
I like the charakters and the story very much. Especially the love between Chrno and Rosette. ^^
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this manga   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
October 2nd, 2005, 1:36pm
This manga is really good if ou haven't read it you should i was a little skepatcle at first but i fell in love with it. To bad i only read up to vol 5
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Great manga, good anime!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Umi389
December 9th, 2015, 4:42pm
I watched the anime first and although I loved it, the ending just ruined it. Where'd my happy ending go?? So when I started reading the manga, I was secretly hoping for something better, and boy, did I get it. The ending is completely different from the anime which is why I highly recommend reading this!!!
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ending isnt sad   
Rating: N/A
by kevs926
January 15th, 2011, 11:27am
great read.

Spoiler (highlight to view)
they died happily. The saddest part for me was when chrno froze rosette, but too bad it didn't end shortly after that.

the anime sucks, do not watch!
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Worth it   
Rating: N/A
by senefen
November 1st, 2007, 12:31am
The start was a little slow. It's the character's back story and the conclusion that are the interesting arcs. Get past the first couple of chapters and it's great. The Opening is a little cliche. Still a very good series.
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Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
June 22nd, 2006, 2:06pm
great art + great plot + lovable characters and enemies + interesting development = awesome manga! XD
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