Dororo

Alt title: Dororo to Hyakkimaru

Vol: 4; Ch: 19
3.701 of 5 from 100 votes
Rank #3,699
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One day, a man entered a temple that housed forty-eight statues possessed by demons and made a deal: in exchange for ultimate power, they could each take a piece of his soon-to-be born son. Soon after the child came into the world and the demons held up their end of the bargain; the man then left the crippled child in the river to die. Found by a kind doctor, the boy grew older with the help of prosthetic limbs and enhanced senses, but soon demons began to follow him, and the boy - who his new father named Hyakkimaru - left to find a way to complete himself. He searches for the forty-eight demons; each one he vanquishes returns a piece of his body. Alongside the child thief Dororo, Hyakkimaru travels from place to place, hoping to one day become whole.

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BlackShipSailor's avatar by BlackShipSailor on Jan 1, 2016
Score 6/10

Tezuka delivers a solid- and occasionally creepy- monster hunting manga that might not truly challenge his more well-known works, but is a good ride for those want to kick back and a watch a samurai hack and slash his way through Japanese folklore. STORY Monsters? Samurai? Revenge? You had me at 'Monsters', but the rest is good too. Our MC Hyakkimaru hacks and slashes his way across Muromachi-era Japan as... read more

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