posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Historical fantasy manga by Bride of Deimos author launched in 1981
The historical fantasy manga is set on the island of Erin (present-day Ireland), and centers on a young girl named Arianrhod. She is known in her village for being the only person with black hair among all her blonde-haired people, and is whispered to be a changeling. Arianrhod is taken as the pupil of a druid. She learns the nature of the true names of things, why they must never be spoken, and how that rules their destiny. After many years, an invading tribe assaults Arianrhod’s village, murdering everyone and destroying everything. She vows vengeance on the tribe’s leader, and goes on a journey to gather allies.
Ashibe launched the manga in Akita Shoten‘s BONITA magazine in 1981, and it later moved to Mystery Bonita. Akita Shoten published the manga’s 30th volume in November 2020.
Thanks to A.M. for the news tip.
Source: Comic Natalie