The harrowing, bone-crunching finale! Hiroaki Samura's long-running manga series ends with a massive, 280-page volume filled with action and suspense. Who will survive? Disgraced Edo officer Habaki faces the devious Anotsu in a decisive showdown, while Manga, Rin, and only a few others witness the end of an era. Rin's quest concludes with a violent bang--then things get weirder! Hiroaki Samura's final volume overflows with heartbreak and bloodshed! Blade has won many awards across the globe, including the Eisner Award in America, the prestigious Media Arts Award of Japan, and multiple British Eagle Awards.
About the Author
Hiroaki Samura is a Japanese writer/illustrator and creator of Blade of the Immortal, as well as several other short works. He has also done various illustrations for magazines and ero guro (a literary and artistic movement originating in 1930's Japan). He has an ero guro book out that is mostly a compilation of the work he has created.
His favourite bands are Queen, Black Sabbath and Jittarin Jin. He likes Black Sabbath so much he named one of his characters, Kuroi Sabato (literally a translation of Black Sabbath), in Blade after the band. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.