Shura no Mon

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Shura no Mon
Shura no Mon vol 1.jpg
The first volume of Shura no Mon, published by Kodansha on October 8, 1987.
修羅の門
(Shura no Mon)
Genre Martial arts
Manga
Written by Masatoshi Kawahara
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Shōnen Magazine
Original run April 1987November 1996
Volumes 31
Manga
Mutsu Enmei-ryū Gaiden: Shura no Toki
Written by Masatoshi Kawahara
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Shōnen Magazine
Original run July 1989November 2005
Volumes 15
Anime television series
Shura no Toki – Age of Chaos
Directed by Shin Misawa
Studio Media Factory, Studio Comet
Licensed by
Network TV Tokyo
Original run April 6, 2004September 28, 2004
Episodes 26
Manga
Shura no Mon: Daini Mon
Written by Masatoshi Kawahara
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Shōnen Magazine
Original run November 2010April 2015
Volumes 16
Manga
Shura no Mon: Fudekage
Written by Masatoshi Kawahara
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Shōnen Magazine
Original run December 2010December 2014
Volumes 8
Anime and Manga portal

Shura no Mon (修羅の門?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masatoshi Kawahara. The story follows a young Karate practitioner named Tsukumo Mutsu, 40th master of the deadly Mutsu Enmei Ryu style. It was serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 1987 to November 1996. The individual chapters were collected and published into 31 tankōbon volumes published between October 1987 and May 1997.

A prequel series, Mutsu Enmei Ryu Gaiden: Shura no Toki also ran in Monthly Shōnen Magazine, premiering in July 1989 and running until November 2005. Its chapters were published in 15 tankōbon volumes by Kodansha. It was adapted into a 26-episode anime series by Media Factory and Studio Comet that aired from April 6, 2004 until September 28, 2004 and is licensed for release in North America by Media Blasters.

Shura no Mon received the 1990 Kodansha Manga Award for the shōnen category, and has sold over 30 million copies. Two other spin-off series, Shura no Mon: Daini Mon and Shura no Mon: Fudekage, were published from 2010 to 2015 and 2010 to 2014, respectively.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Written and illustrated by Masatoshi Kawahara, Shura no Mon was serialized in Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 1987 to November 1996. The individual chapters were collected and published in Japan in 31 tankōbon volumes by Kodansha between October 8, 1987 and May 16, 1997.[1][2]

A prequel series, Mutsu Enmei Ryū Gaiden: Shura no Toki (陸奥圓明流外伝 修羅の刻?), began serialization in the same magazine in July 1989 where it ran until November 2005. It was collected and published in 15 tankōbon volumes between February 13, 1990 and January 17, 2006.[3][4] Five aizōban volumes of the series were also released between March 19, 2004 and July 21, 2004.[5][6]

In 2010, two sequel series started in Monthly Shōnen Magazine: Shura no Mon: Daini Mon (修羅の門 第弐門?) and Shura no Mon: Fudekage (修羅の門異伝 ふでかげ?). The first was serialized from November 2010 to January 2015, and compiled into 16 volumes published from March 19, 2011 and April 17, 2015.[7][8] The second one transformed Shura no Mon‍ '​s into a soccer manga. It was published from December 2010 to December 2014, and its eight volumes were released from June 17, 2011 to January 16, 2015.[9][10]

Anime[edit]

Three of the story arcs from the prequel series were adapted into a 26-episode anime series by Media Factory and Studio Comet. It premiered on TV Tokyo on April 6, 2004 and ran until September 28, 2004. Media Blasters licensed the series for distribution in North America.

Reception[edit]

Shura no Mon received the 1990 Kodansha Manga Award for the shōnen category.[11]

As of April 2015, the complete series had sold over 30 million copies in Japan.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 修羅の門 (1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Archived from the original on 2010-10-17. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  2. ^ 修羅の門 (31) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Archived from the original on 2011-03-24. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  3. ^ 修羅の刻(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  4. ^ 修羅の刻(15) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  5. ^ 愛蔵版 修羅の刻 宮本武蔵編 (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  6. ^ 愛蔵版 修羅の刻 風雲幕末編(弐) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  7. ^ "修羅の門 第弐門(1)". Kodansha. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  8. ^ "修羅の門 第弐門(16)". Kodansha. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  9. ^ "修羅の門異伝 ふでかげ(1)". Kodansha. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  10. ^ "修羅の門異伝 ふでかげ(8)". Kodansha. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  11. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  12. ^ 修羅の門 : 人気格闘マンガの続編「第弐門」が完結へ. Mainichi Shimbun Digital. 2015-04-06. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 

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