Orient Vol. 1
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Orient Vol. 1

Writer: Shinobu Ohtaka Artist: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Kodansha Release Date: January 13, 2021 Cover Price: $10.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The new shonen action manga from the creator of Magi is here! Musashi is a teenager living under demon rule. As children, he and his best friend made a promise: to become the greatest warriors in the world and overthrow the demons. But life intervenes, and five years later, he finds himself about to become a miner. Yet can Musashi truly be satisfied with a "normal" life?
At age 10, best friends Musashi and Kojiro sat in excited silence as Kojiro's father spun tales of evil demons who preyed on the innocent, and the warriors who defeated them. Practicing swordplay, the two swear an oath to become the strongest in the world and But as they more

  • 7.0
    Anime UK News - Onosume Apr 8, 2021

    Overall, despite some of the generic character designs, the first volume of Orient is a solid start. The story and character motivations are good, the designs of the demons are fantastic, and the battles against them are pretty solid action sequences. If it can continue with these and build up its characters a bit more, then this could turn out to be a pretty decent entry in the shonen action genre. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Jan 4, 2021

    Orient introduces us to this frightening world where humanity is no longer on the top of the food chain. Musashi and Kojiro are just two of the handful of people that have risen up to take the fight to the demon overlords. It will be interesting to see how these two amateurs settle in with other Bushi down the line and what other creatures await them in this journey. Read Full Review

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