The Elusive Samurai

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The Elusive Samurai
Kanji 逃げ上手の若君
Romaji Nige Jouzu no Wakagimi
• General information•
Mangaka Yusei Matsui
No. of Chapters Ongoing
No. of Volumes 2
Original Run January 25, 2021 - ongoing
Genre Action / Adventure / Comedy / Historical / Shounen
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The Elusive Samurai (逃げ上手の若君, Nige Jouzu no Wakagimi?) is a manga series written and illustrated by Yusei Matsui. The first chapter was published on January 25, 2021 in issue 8 of Weekly Shonen Jump.


Yusei Matsui, creator of Assassination Classroom and Neuro: Supernatural Detective, is back! Set in feudal Japan in between the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, our hero Hojo Takatoki is a boy on the run that history all but forgot! When the Kamakura shogunate is overthrown by Ashikaga Takauji, Takatoki's family and standing are visciously taken away from him, and he must flee to the far reaches of the land to survive and seek out his revenge![1]



  1. The Elusive Samurai Overview: MANGA Plus
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