History Manga / Amakusa1637

24th Jul '17 3:34:44 AM Piterpicher
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''Amakusa 1637'' is a 12-volume {{josei}} manga by MichiyoAkaishi, published from 2001 to 2006 in Shogakukan's ''Flowers'' magazine. It follows the adventures of six Japanese teenagers: Natsuki Hayami, Masaki Miyamoto, Naozumi Yatsuka, Eri Kasugano, Seika Akishima and Eiji Horie. They're classmates from a Catholic school in Kobe, and they barely survive the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Hanshin_Earthquake Great Hanshin Earthquake]] of 1995; five years later, during a school trip to Nagasaki, they get [[TimeTravel mysteriously transported]]... to the Amakusa region in the year 1637, shortly before [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimabara_Rebellion the historical massacre of the Christian population.]]

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''Amakusa 1637'' is a 12-volume {{josei}} manga by MichiyoAkaishi, Creator/MichiyoAkaishi, published from 2001 to 2006 in Shogakukan's ''Flowers'' magazine. It follows the adventures of six Japanese teenagers: Natsuki Hayami, Masaki Miyamoto, Naozumi Yatsuka, Eri Kasugano, Seika Akishima and Eiji Horie. They're classmates from a Catholic school in Kobe, and they barely survive the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Hanshin_Earthquake Great Hanshin Earthquake]] of 1995; five years later, during a school trip to Nagasaki, they get [[TimeTravel mysteriously transported]]... to the Amakusa region in the year 1637, shortly before [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimabara_Rebellion the historical massacre of the Christian population.]]
12th Mar '17 11:08:52 AM nombretomado
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* LoveDodecahedron: Natsuki loves Miyamoto. Miyamoto loves her [[spoiler: but later is amnesiac and then he falls again for her when he gradually recovers his memories.]] Naozumi loves Natsuki [[spoiler: and also Shirou, though he also saw him as a ReplacementGoldfish for Natsuki since he was her IdenticalStranger, [[KillTheOnesYouLove and killed him]] in the end.]] Otsu saved Miyamoto [[spoiler: whom she knows as MiyamotoMusashi]] and loves him too. Kinji ''may'' have had feelings for [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Shirou]] [[UnluckychildhoodFriend coming from their shared childhood]] [[spoiler: but later redirects them to Eri]]. Eri [[spoiler: kinda reciprocates Kinji's feelings]] but she also has a RomanticTwoGirlFriendship with Natsuki and says that, had Natsuki been a male, she would be fully in love with "him".

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* LoveDodecahedron: Natsuki loves Miyamoto. Miyamoto loves her [[spoiler: but later is amnesiac and then he falls again for her when he gradually recovers his memories.]] Naozumi loves Natsuki [[spoiler: and also Shirou, though he also saw him as a ReplacementGoldfish for Natsuki since he was her IdenticalStranger, [[KillTheOnesYouLove and killed him]] in the end.]] Otsu saved Miyamoto [[spoiler: whom she knows as MiyamotoMusashi]] UsefulNotes/MiyamotoMusashi]] and loves him too. Kinji ''may'' have had feelings for [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Shirou]] [[UnluckychildhoodFriend coming from their shared childhood]] [[spoiler: but later redirects them to Eri]]. Eri [[spoiler: kinda reciprocates Kinji's feelings]] but she also has a RomanticTwoGirlFriendship with Natsuki and says that, had Natsuki been a male, she would be fully in love with "him".



* MeaningfulRename: Seika is also known as "Mariana", her Christian name. Natsuki is first referred to as "Francisco-sama" and later as Shirou. [[spoiler: Naozumi is renamed as Kotada... and Masaki, as ''MiyamotoMusashi''.]]

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* MeaningfulRename: Seika is also known as "Mariana", her Christian name. Natsuki is first referred to as "Francisco-sama" and later as Shirou. [[spoiler: Naozumi is renamed as Kotada... and Masaki, as ''MiyamotoMusashi''.''UsefulNotes/MiyamotoMusashi''.]]
10th Mar '17 10:51:50 PM CosmicFerret
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* JapaneseChristian: Both the peasants and the students.

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* JapaneseChristian: UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian: Both the peasants and the students.
20th Sep '15 3:45:56 PM Willbyr
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'''This manga contains examples of the following tropes:'''

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9th Feb '15 3:50:55 PM RainFairy
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* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Kichou is the mistress to [[spoiler: Matsudaira]], but other than that she's a very kind girl. [[spoiler: So kind that she catches Eiji's attention and romantic interest, and they ultimately get married.]]
8th Feb '15 1:29:16 PM RainFairy
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Having been transported to different times, the six kids first must reunite with each other and assess their current situation, as well as what has changed between them since some arrived to a time set prior to the others's arrivals. And when they're done with it and gather their common knowledge of the future, they set out to exorcise their own inner demons as well as to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong prevent the carnage]]...

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Having been transported to different times, years within the same timeframe, the six kids youngsters first must reunite with each other and assess their current situation, as well as what has changed between them since some arrived to a time set prior to the others's arrivals.them. And when they're done with it and gather their common knowledge of the future, they set out to exorcise their own inner demons as well as to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong prevent the carnage]]...



* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Natsuki, full stop.
** It also rubs on [[spoiler: Miyamoto]].

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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Natsuki, full stop.
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stop. It also rubs on [[spoiler: Miyamoto]].



** IdenticalStranger: The {{Bifauxnen}} Natsuki as if she was shirou's OppositeSexClone, and this is a BIG plot point since the people believe her to be either Shirou or an angel that took Shirou's form to help them.



* IdenticalStranger: The {{Bifauxnen}} Natsuki looks so much like Shirou that she could be his OppositeSexClone, and this is a BIG plot point since the people believe her to be either Shirou or an angel that took Shirou's form to help them.



* LoveDodecahedron: Natsuki loves Miyamoto. Miyamoto loves her [[spoiler: but later is amnesiac and then he falls again for her when he gradually recovers his memories.]] Naozumi loves Natsuki [[spoiler: and also Shirou, though he also saw him as a ReplacementGoldfish for Natsuki since he was her IdenticalStranger, [[KillTheOnesYouLove and killed him]] in the end.]] Otsu loves Miyamoto [[spoiler: whom she knows as MiyamotoMusashi.]] Kinji ''may'' have had feelings for [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Shirou]] [[UnluckychildhoodFriend coming from their shared childhood]] [[spoiler: but later redirects them to Eri]]. Eri [[spoiler: kinda reciprocates Kinji's feelings]] but she also has a RomanticTwoGirlFriendship with Natsuki and says that, had Natsuki been a male, she would be fully in love with "him".

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* LoveDodecahedron: Natsuki loves Miyamoto. Miyamoto loves her [[spoiler: but later is amnesiac and then he falls again for her when he gradually recovers his memories.]] Naozumi loves Natsuki [[spoiler: and also Shirou, though he also saw him as a ReplacementGoldfish for Natsuki since he was her IdenticalStranger, [[KillTheOnesYouLove and killed him]] in the end.]] Otsu loves saved Miyamoto [[spoiler: whom she knows as MiyamotoMusashi.]] MiyamotoMusashi]] and loves him too. Kinji ''may'' have had feelings for [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Shirou]] [[UnluckychildhoodFriend coming from their shared childhood]] [[spoiler: but later redirects them to Eri]]. Eri [[spoiler: kinda reciprocates Kinji's feelings]] but she also has a RomanticTwoGirlFriendship with Natsuki and says that, had Natsuki been a male, she would be fully in love with "him".



* TimeTravel

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* TimeTravelTimeTravel: The bread and jam of the story.
11th May '14 5:22:36 AM Prfnoff
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Shiro Amakusa, Tokugawa Iemitsu, YagyuJubei, the Nabeshima clan, etc. Even more so: [[spoiler: Masaki became none other than ''MiyamotoMusashi''.]]

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Shiro Amakusa, Tokugawa Iemitsu, YagyuJubei, UsefulNotes/YagyuJubei, the Nabeshima clan, etc. Even more so: [[spoiler: Masaki became none other than ''MiyamotoMusashi''.''UsefulNotes/MiyamotoMusashi''.]]
20th Mar '14 7:10:57 AM Orihime
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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Shirou Masuda aka [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amakusa_Shir%C5%8D Shiro Amakusa.]] (Somewhat TruthInTelevision, as he was described as a very handsome young {{samurai}}).
** IdenticalStranger: The {{Bifauxnen}} Natsuki looks a LOT like Shirou (only younger and female), and this is a BIG plot point since the people believe her to be either Shirou or an angel that took Shirou's form to help them.

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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Shirou Masuda aka [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amakusa_Shir%C5%8D Shiro Amakusa.]] UsefulNotes/AmakusaShiro (Somewhat TruthInTelevision, as he was described as a very handsome young {{samurai}}).
** IdenticalStranger: The {{Bifauxnen}} Natsuki looks a LOT like Shirou (only younger and female), as if she was shirou's OppositeSexClone, and this is a BIG plot point since the people believe her to be either Shirou or an angel that took Shirou's form to help them.


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* UsefulNotes/JidaiGeki: More exactly, the Edo Period (1603-1868)
1st Jul '13 11:12:55 AM MacronNotes
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* AllLovingHero: Natsuki's greatest strength is her ability to unite others behind her through sheer kindness.



* TheMessiah : Natsuki's greatest strength is her ability to unite others behind her through sheer kindness. [[spoiler: The real Shirou also was this... but he was ''[[NogoodDeedGoesUnpunished much]]'' [[NogoodDeedGoesUnpunished less fortunate]].]]
22nd Apr '13 3:02:32 PM Orihime
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* {{Bifauxnen}}: Natsuki is very pretty in a boyish way. Considering she's the BodyDouble to a DudeLooksLikeALady...
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