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[[http://www.swordsofedo.com/ Official website]]


The manga began as a [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajtilley/swords-of-edo-graphic-novel Kickstarter]] for the development of Volume 1. Thanks to [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fredrin/megatokyo-visual-novel-game/posts/531631 a post by MegaTokyo]], the Kickstarter [[ColbertBump got more pledges on]] it's last day.

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The manga began as a [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajtilley/swords-of-edo-graphic-novel Kickstarter]] for the development of Volume 1. Thanks to [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fredrin/megatokyo-visual-novel-game/posts/531631 a post by MegaTokyo]], the Kickstarter [[ColbertBump got more pledges on]] it's last day.
day. A second [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajtilley/swords-of-edo-visual-novel-game Kickstarter]] for the Visual Novel game was launched.




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* SuperDeformed: The Chibi Wars chapters.


* {{Cliffhanger}}: [[spoiler:Rei and Shia discovers the rebel noble they were supposed to assassinate is gone and their HQ is not responding to their calls.]]

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* {{Cliffhanger}}: [[spoiler:Rei [[spoiler:Issue 1. Rei and Shia discovers the rebel noble they were supposed to assassinate is gone and their HQ is not responding to their calls.]]



** Shia is seen with a very high tech motorbike with radar.

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** Shia Rei is seen with a very high tech motorbike with radar.


* AlternateHistory: The Shogunate never fell in the the Swords of Edo universe. However it's not a nice place. See CrapsackWorld.

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* AlternateHistory: The Shogunate never fell in the the Swords of Edo universe.universe but the Imperial family were assassinated. With no Emperor, the elective title Lord Regent was created who serves as the country's figurehead. However it's not a nice place. See CrapsackWorld.



* {{Cliffhanger}}: [[spoiler:Rei and Shia discovers the rebel noble they were supposed to assassinate is gone and their HQ is not responding to their calls.]]
* ClothingDamage: Apparently it takes one hit for clothes to explode in Issue 1. This got flak from the readers which the author promises to reduce it.



* EndOfAnAge: Japan's isolation and the long rule of the nobility is about to end due to the civil war and the people having enough and rising up against them.
* FromBadToWorse: By the time series begins, there's a civil war between the Pro-Lord Regent and Anti-Lord Regent forces. And the people are also starting rise up against the nobility.




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** Shia is seen with a very high tech motorbike with radar.

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[[caption-width-right:320:Left to right: Rei, Asumi, Kami and Shia.]]
'''Swords Of Edo''' is an upcoming OELManga written by [[http://ajtilley.co.uk/ AJTilley]] and drawn by [[http://bokurac.deviantart.com/ Bokurac]] with an upcoming VisualNovel with CG done by [[http://tonee89.deviantart.com/ Tonee89]].

The manga began as a [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajtilley/swords-of-edo-graphic-novel Kickstarter]] for the development of Volume 1. Thanks to [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fredrin/megatokyo-visual-novel-game/posts/531631 a post by MegaTokyo]], the Kickstarter [[ColbertBump got more pledges on]] it's last day.

Set in an [[AlternateHistory Alternate Japan]], the series follows it's four main heroines, Shia, Kami, Asumi and Rei, who are members of the Justicars.

[[http://www.swordsofedo.com/ Official website]]

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!!This manga provides examples of:
* AlternateHistory: The Shogunate never fell in the the Swords of Edo universe. However it's not a nice place. See CrapsackWorld.
* AmazonBrigade: Almost all members of the Justicars.
* BlackAndGrayMorality: The Justicars may be [[KnightTemplar Knight Templars]] but are at least "better" than the corrupt and evil groups in Japan.
* CrapsackWorld: The nobility are constantly fighting for land and power, the commoners are treated like crap, corruption and assassinations are common and the only "Good" force in the land are a group of [[KnightTemplar Knight Templars]].
* {{Ecchi}}: In the upcoming Visual Novel game.
* GunKata: Practiced by the members of the Gun Kata Agency.
* HiddenElfVillage: Japan never open up to the world and never became the economic powerhouse it was during the 20th century.
* {{Hypocrite}}: While Japan refuses to open up their land to foreigners, that doesn't stop some nobles from buying guns from them.
* KnightTemplar: The Justicars will uphold justice and kill anyone they see is a threat to the realm.
* SchizoTech: Don't be surprise to see samurais fighting side by side with modern gunmen.

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