Sakura Hime (Paperback)
The Legend of Princess Sakura, Vol. 8
Viz Media, 9781421541785, 200pp.
Publication Date: June 5, 2012
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), for audiences rated teen. 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... Enju and the followers of the moon are nowhere to be found after the destruction of the hidden palace. Sakura has returned with Aoba, but the lovers may soon be parted again. The emperor has asked Aoba to take another bride...
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.