Sakura Hime (Paperback)
The Legend of Princess Sakura, Vol. 4
Viz Media, 9781421538853, 184pp.
Publication Date: October 4, 2011
List Price: 9.99*
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A new supernatural fantasy from the creator of The Gentleman's Alliance+ Reads R to L (Japanese Style). Sakura is the granddaughter of a mysterious moon princess who slew demons with her Blood Cherry Blossom sword. All her life Sakura has been forbidden to look at the full moon without knowing why. Then one night, unhappy over her impending marriage, Sakura gazes up at the moon, only to see a demon attacking her... Sakura is taken away by Enju to live in his hidden palace. Once there, Sakura comes face-to-face with a mononoke who looks and sounds exactly like her. Sakura has met her double, and her double wants her dead.
About the Author
Arina Tanemura began her manga career in 1996 when her short stories debuted in Ribon magazine. She gained fame with the 1997 publication of I-O-N, and ever since her debut Tanemura has been a major force in shojo manga with popular series Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne, Time Stranger Kyoko, Full Moon, and The Gentlemen's Alliance +. Both Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne and Full Moon have been adapted into animated TV series.