The King's Beast Vol. 1
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The King's Beast Vol. 1

Writer: Rei Toma Artist: Rei Toma Publisher: Viz Release Date: February 3, 2021 Cover Price: $9.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Legend says that a sacred beast appears in the time of a great king... Ajin are people who bear the attributes of beasts, and in this kingdom they are forced to serve men in the military and women in the brothels. When Rangetsu's twin brother is slain in imperial intrigues, she must disguise herself as a man and find a way into the palace to avenge her brother!

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Varun Gupta Feb 3, 2021

    The first volume of The Kings Beast is a compelling read, establishing a solid foundation through exploring its protagonist and the mysteries of its premise. Its easy to become invested in Rangestu and her uneasy alliance with Prince Tenyou will be interesting to follow as the series continues. This is one manga thats fit for a king. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Kate Snchez Jan 10, 2021

    Overall, The King's Beast Volume 1 is heavy on the world-building, but it all works to immerse the reader into the story. That said, knowing that this volume and the second one were released in Japan simultaneously, as noted multiple times in the volume, makes it feel like something is missing. Perhaps it was how the volume was presented as having both romance and revenge that it feels like something is missing. That said, this is a strong debut to a series that I'm sure will only get stronger. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Jordan Richards Feb 2, 2021

    The King's Beast Vol. 1 is a manga that lays down a solid foundation of political intrigue, classism, and revenge with two strong leads. It is intriguing, but also lacking just that little extra punch to make it a book that you must jump on right away. Give this series a look when the second volume drops later this year. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Anime UK News - Sarah Feb 9, 2021

    A promising start to this gender-swap fantasy, then, but with only three chapters, its a little difficult to tell how the story and the central servant-master relationship/romance is going to develop and whether it will distinguish itself from so many others in the same vein. Perhaps after Volume 2? Read Full Review

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