Samurai Crusader

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Samurai Crusader
Volume 1 of Viz's Samurai Crusader
(Ōritsuin Kumomaru no Shōgai)
Genre Action, Adventure
Written by Hiroi Oji, Ryoichi Ikegami
Published by Shogakukan
English publisher
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday
English magazine
Original run 19911992
Volumes 2
Wikipe-tan face.svg Anime and Manga portal

Samurai Crusader: The Kumomaru Chronicles (Japanese: 王立院雲丸の生涯 Hepburn: Ōritsuin Kumomaru no Shōgai?) is a shōnen manga by Hiroi Oji and Ryoichi Ikegami. The manga has been released in its entirety by Viz Media in the United States.


The story follows Kumomaru, a Japanese samurai who travels to Europe in during the 1930s and becomes embroiled in a plot to steal the legendary Japanese sword Kusanagi. While in Europe, Kumomaru befriends Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso and attempts to stop Major General Kamishima and his Nazi allies from conquering China.

External links[edit]