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Manga / Uratarou

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A manga by Nakayama Atsushi (author of Nejimaki Kagyu), publishing from September 2016 to September 2017.

As a child, Princess Taira Chiyo escaped from being captured by the Minamoto army due to the the sacrifice of her mother. Now at the age of 15, she travels the land searching for immortality. Following the rumors about an immortal named Kijin-sama, Chiyo actually finds him! But all he wants is to die?

For information on characters, see character sheet.


This manga provide examples of:

  • Emotion Eater: The demons are fed with people's despair.
  • Hollywood Acid: Gastric acid inside Numagozen's stomach is shown to dissolve human flesh in seconds. Uratarou hoped that it could kill him, but it can't.
  • A Minor Kidroduction: The manga's prologue.
  • No Ending: While Uratarou's journey to revive Chiyo ends in success, thus resolving his personal arc, Japan is still a demon infested hellhole and any plot threads related to any of the other characters (particularly the ones from before the timeskip, who are never seen again) are left utterly unresolved.
  • Protagonist Title
  • Spoiler Title: A minor case, since Uratarou's true name was revealed only in the third chapter because no one asked him, before that he was refered as "Kijin-sama".

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