Bokko (manga)

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Bokko
墨攻
Manga
Written by Sentarō Kubota
Illustrated by Hideki Mori
Published by Shogakukan
Magazine Big Comic
Original run November 1992November 1996
Volumes 11
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Bokko (墨攻 Bokkō?, literally: "Mohist Attack") is a manga adaptation by Hideki Mori of a novel by Ken'ichi Sakemi. The manga was serialized in Big Comic and won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1995.[1] It was adapted in to the 2006 Hong Kong film, A Battle of Wits.

Plot Summary[edit]

2300 years ago in China there existed a clan called the men of Bokk trained to aid and defend threatened cities with their lives. Kakuri, one of these men, is summoned to the little city of Ryo. Distrusted and even hated, Kakuri eventually gains the trust of Ryo's citizens as Tcho empire's vast army sets their camp on the other side of the river.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shōgakukan Mangashō: Rekidai jushōsha". Shōgakukan. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "墨攻 1 革離、梁城に入る (ビッグコミックス)" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "墨攻 (11) (ビッグコミックス)" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "墨攻1" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "墨攻8" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 28, 2012.