April 21, 2021

Assassin’s Creed: Blade Of Shao Jun

A gripping four volumes manga series based on Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed® Chronicles: China video game, featuring the iconic Assassin Shao Jun. Readers will also discover a new modern-day plot through the story of Lisa, a teenager who falls into a trap set by Abstergo, the modern incarnation of the Templar Order.

1526 AD-China is ruled by the Great Ming Empire. Though the empire flourishes, the winds of the new Emperor's political purge are sweeping over the land, and turmoil is brewing. With the decimation of her comrades, Shao Jun has become China's last Assassin. After escaping to Europe, she has now returned alone to her homeland. Her purpose: vengeance!


Talent: Kurata Minoji
Kurata Minoji was noticed by an editor of GX attending COMITIA (a comic exhibition). She went on to receive an honorary mention at 29th Sunday GX New Writers Award and made a debut in just six months with SHOSEI KUZUKI SHINJIRO'S NICHIJO. While she adores Moto Hagio, her goal has always been to create action-packed manga and ASSASSIN'S CREED helped her realize that dream. Her works include SHOSEI KUZUKI SHINJIRO'S NICHIJO (8 volumes), TENKYU-WA HARUKA (6 volumes) and KUSURIYA-NO HITORIGOTO - MaoMao no Kokyu Nazotoki Techo - (based on the novel of Natsu Hyuuga). KUSURIYA is published up to vol.10 so far and has sold more than 4.2 million copies

FORMAT : 4 volumes

Original Publisher: Shogakukan / Sunday GX
Shogakukan, founded in 1922, began by launching learning magazines targeting elementary school children. Currently, while expanding from children fs magazines to the general magazine field, it has also become a general publishing company with a book division that eleases picture books, pictorial guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, literary works, etc. Sunday GX launched in 2000, monthly manga magazine issued on the 19th of every month. The concept is "Extremely brave and tough Heroines!" and has produced a number of high quality works. Total magazine volume is over 800 pages (online contents included).