Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War

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Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War
Aura Maryūin Kōga Saigo no Tatakai novel cover.jpg
Cover of the Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai novel.
AURA ~魔竜院光牙最後の闘い~
(Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai)
GenreRomantic comedy
Light novel
Written byRomeo Tanaka
Illustrated byMebae
Published byShogakukan
DemographicMale
ImprintGagaga Bunko
PublishedJuly 18, 2008
Manga
Written byRomeo Tanaka
Illustrated byKōichirō Hoshino
Published byShogakukan
DemographicShōnen
MagazineShōnen Sunday Super
Original runApril 2012May 2013
Volumes4
Anime film
Directed bySeiji Kishi
Written byMakoto Uezu
Jun Kumagai
Music byMichiru Ōshima
StudioAIC ASTA
Licensed by
ReleasedApril 13, 2013
Runtime83 minutes
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Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War (AURA ~魔竜院光牙最後の闘い~, Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai) is a Japanese romantic comedy light novel written by Romeo Tanaka, with illustrations by Mebae, published on July 18, 2008 by Shogakukan under their Gagaga Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation by Kōichirō Hoshino was serialized between the April 2012 and May 2013 issues of Shogakukan's Shōnen Sunday Super. An anime film by AIC ASTA premiered on April 13, 2013.

Plot[edit]

Ichiro Sato formerly suffered from a case of youthful delusions of fantasy and grandeur, which caused him to be bullied throughout middle school. Now in high school, he strives to be a normal student. Unfortunately, his teacher has entrusted him with the care of a girl with a similar case of delusions.

Characters[edit]

Ichirō Satō (佐藤 一郎, Satō Ichirō)
Voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki (Japanese); Corey Hartzog (English)[1]
Ryōko Satō (佐藤 良子, Satō Ryōko)
Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa (Japanese); Juliet Simmons (English)[1]
Hino (樋野)
Voiced by: Chiwa Saitō (Japanese); Krystal LaPorte (English)[1]
Yamamoto (山本)
Voiced by: Hiroki Yasumoto (Japanese); Andrew Love (English)[1]
Shinako Kobato (子鳩 志奈子, Kobato Shinako)
Voiced by: Hisako Kanemoto (Japanese); Sara Omelas (English)[1]
Dorisen (担任)
Voiced by: Takahiro Mizushima (Japanese); Jeff McMorrough (English)[1]
Yūta Takahashi (高橋 裕太, Takahashi Yūta)
Voiced by: Ryōhei Kimura (Japanese); Clint Bickham (English)[2]
Yumina Ōshima (大島 弓菜, Ōshima Yumina)
Voiced by: Marina Inoue (Japanese); Carli Mosier (English)[1]
Aki Imawano (忌野 アキ, Imawano Aki)
Voiced by: Satomi Akesaka (Japanese); Katie Porterfield (English)[1]
Kinoshita (木下)
Voiced by: Kenichirou Matsuda (Japanese); Blake Shepard (English)[1]
Osamu Suzuki (鈴木 おさむ, Suzuki Osamu)
Voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese); Adam Gibbs (English)[2]
Tatsuo Andō (安藤 たつお, Andō Tatsuo)
Voiced by: Kishō Taniyama (Japanese); Scott Gibbs (English)[2]
Oda (織田)
Voiced by: Yū Kobayashi (Japanese); Margaret McDonald (English)[2]
Kume (久米)
Voiced by: Showtaro Morikubo (Japanese); Scott Gibbs (English)[1]

Media[edit]

Light novel[edit]

Aura: Maryūin Kōga Saigo no Tatakai is a 360-page light novel written by Romeo Tanaka, with illustrations by Mebae. It was published on July 18, 2008 by Shogakukan under their Gagaga Bunko imprint.[3]

Manga[edit]

A manga adaptation, illustrated by Kōichirō Hoshino, was serialized between the April 2012 and May 2013 issues of Shogakukan's Shōnen Sunday Super. Four tankōbon volumes were released between July 18, 2012 and April 10, 2013.[4][5]

Anime[edit]

An anime film, produced by AIC ASTA and directed by Seiji Kishi, was released in Japanese theaters on April 13, 2013,[6][7] and was released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on September 18, 2013.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War English Dub Cast Unveiled". Anime News Network. November 12, 2015. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d Aura: Koga Mayurin's Last War (Blu-ray). Sentai Filmworks. December 8, 2015.
  3. ^ "AURA ~魔竜院光牙最後の闘い~" [Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai] (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved December 20, 2011.
  4. ^ "AURA アウラ 魔竜院光牙最後の闘い 1" [Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai 1] (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved October 18, 2012.
  5. ^ "AURA アウラ 魔竜院光牙最後の闘い 4" [Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai 4] (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
  6. ^ "Fullmetal Alchemist's Oshima Composes 2013 Aura Film". Anime News Network. October 17, 2012. Retrieved October 18, 2012.
  7. ^ "Romeo Tanaka's Aura Anime Film's Full Trailer Streamed". Anime News Network. March 4, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  8. ^ "Romeo Tanaka's Aura Anime Film Blu-ray/DVD Slated for September". Anime News Network. July 2, 2013. Retrieved July 2, 2013.

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