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
Shura no Mon: Daini Mon
修羅の門 第弐門
Written by Masatoshi Kawahara
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Shōnen Magazine
Original run November 2010 – ongoing
Volumes 10 (ongoing)
Game
Developer SIMS Co., Ltd.
Publisher Sega
Genre Fighting game
Platform Mega Drive
Released August 7, 1992
Game
Developer Kodansha
Publisher Japan Vistec
Genre Fighting game
Platform PlayStation
Released April 2, 1998
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Shura no Mon (修羅の門?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masatoshi Kawahara. 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. Shura no Mon received the 1990 Kodansha Manga Award for the shōnen category.

The story follows a young Karate practitioner named Tsukumo Mutsu, 40th master of the deadly Mutsu Enmei Ryu style.

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.

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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 1987 and May 1997.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Shura no Mon received the 1990 Kodansha Manga Award for the shōnen category.[3][unreliable source?]

Shura no Toki[edit]

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.[4][5] Five aizōban volumes of the series were also released between March 19, 2004 and July 21, 2004.[6][7]

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.


References[edit]

  1. ^ 修羅の門 1 (1) (月刊マガジンコミックス) (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  2. ^ 修羅の門 31 (31) (月刊マガジンコミックス) (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  3. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  4. ^ 修羅の刻(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  5. ^ 修羅の刻(15) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  6. ^ 愛蔵版 修羅の刻 宮本武蔵編 (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  7. ^ 愛蔵版 修羅の刻 風雲幕末編(弐) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 

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