"Japan's answer to The Lord of the Rings"
— The Globe and Mail
With more than a hundred installments and going strong—each new book a bestseller—The Guin Saga is Japan's top heroic fantasy series. Finally available in paperback, the much-praised American edition of The Leopard Mask is the first of a projected five comprising the saga's opening "Marches Episode."
In a single day and night of fierce fighting, the Archduchy of Mongaul has overrun its elegant neighbor, Parros. The lost priest kingdom's surviving royalty, the young twins Rinda and Remus, hide in a forest in the forbidding wild Marches. There they are saved by a mysterious creature with a man's body and a leopard's head who has just emerged from a deep sleep and only remembers his name. Guin.
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The Guin Saga Manga: The Seven Magi
While the main story spans over a hundred books, The Guin Saga is equally beloved for the dozens of gaiden side stories wherein sorcery is a potent and prominent force. This three-volume manga, based on the first of the lush side stories, is the first-ever adaptation of the mega-hit franchise to comics form.
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