10 Samurai-themed Comics You Should Read

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We have known samurai for a long time from various films, games, and comics. This is because the samurai era was seen as a very interesting culture; deadly sword fights, adventures in search of true serenity, and more. Until now, the samurai theme is still very popular around the world for various kinds of entertainment, one of which is comics. What are the interesting samurai themed comics? Let’s take a look at some of those comics.

1. Shigurui
A one-armed Samurai and a blind Samurai with a limp leg dueled before the Japanese Daimyo. Shigurui ‘s story focuses on how the two men meet and end up fighting to the death in the duel.

Shigurui is the best representation in showing how sadistic katana fighting is and how crazy people who take the sword way of life are. This is the most brutal and sadistic manga of all the manga recommended here, so maybe most of you will have a hard time enjoying it. The ending of the story itself is actually quite divisive among fans and will likely make you dissatisfied, but it is a fitting ending for this story filled with tragedy.

2. Samurai Deeper Kyo
Samurai Deeper Kyo tells the story of the journey of Yuya Shiina, a bounty hunter who is troubled by Onime no Kyo, a slayer of 1000 lives who has a bounty of 1 million Ryo. This series has a lot of cool sword action and handsome boys, but that doesn’t mean this series lacks fanservice for Adams. The many characters and the twists and turns of the conflict between them are also something that fans really like. Are you ready to be taken to explore the vast world of Samurai Deeper Kyo ?

2. Samurai Deeper Kyo
Samurai Deeper Kyo tells the story of the journey of Yuya Shiina, a bounty hunter who is troubled by Onime no Kyo, a slayer of 1000 lives who has a bounty of 1 million Ryo. This series has a lot of cool sword action and handsome boys, but that doesn’t mean this series lacks fanservice for Adams. The many characters and the twists and turns of the conflict between them are also something that fans really like. Are you ready to be taken to explore the vast world of Samurai Deeper Kyo ?

3. Gintama
Who doesn’t know Gintama , a comedy series featuring the “crazy” samurai Gintoki and his no less “crazy” friends. Apart from comedy, there are some serious parts of Gintama ‘s story that are no less good. For those of you who want comedy and serious scenes in a comic, it is highly recommended that you read this comic.

4. Rurouni Kenshin (Samurai X)
I’m sure we all know this series very well. This comic, which has been adapted into an anime and live-action epic, has brought the samurai theme to the world’s attention. Telling the story of the battousai Kenshin Himura, Samurai X instills the meaning of being a samurai without having to kill opponents, teaches the meaning of forgiveness and being forgiven. This theme can make the reader develop into a good person and a big heart.

5. Steal
This comic was created by Gosho Aoyama, author of Detective Conan. Maybe many of you are not familiar with this series because this comic was released in 1988 and ended in 1993. The story of this comic is very light and suitable for readers who don’t want to read samurai adventure comics that are not too heavy.