Samurai Deeper Kyo is a story of two men in one body - the humble, polite Mibu Kyoshiro and the legendary samurai Onime-no-Kyo, who has a price on his head. Consequently, Mibu Kyoshiro is captured for having an uncanny resemblance to the samurai. As the story of SDK progresses, we learn more about the two unique souls that inhabit the same body.
Having read Rurouni Kenshin, this felt a lot like the same storyline at the start of the story. You have one of those strong-willed women which defies the stereotypical weak female persona who meets this mysterious guy. After having a few encounters, she discovers that he's a really strong fighter with a mysterious past and is determined to follow this guy to figure out who he is. The only... read more
It was a very fun and captivating manga to read. It's true that the begining of the serie is very similar to Rurouni Kenshin but as the story goes, it takes its distance. The plot is neither too complicated nor too simple. It's bloody and contains far enough fan service for anyone. The mysteries are well thought and the art is beautiful. If you want to read a a nice long shonen, give it a try. read more
Samurai Deeper Kyo
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