Sengoku Basara – Samurai Legends Volume 1 (UDON 2012 In Review)

(Hi UDON fans! This year we released a record 24 new books, including art books, graphic novels, and manga, and we wanted give them one last chance to shine before heading boldly into 2013! So here’s our publishing year in review, book-by-book with previews and more! – The UDON crew!)

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Sengoku Basara – Samurai Legends Volume 1

It’s the most-famous time in Japan’s history—the warring states period—and it’s never been like this! Samurai lords and fierce rivals Sanata Yukimura and Date Masamune form an uneasy alliance in order to defeat the dark lord, Oda Nobunga! The two will need to battle other samurai (including fan-favourite Keiji Maeda!) and henchmen, and use a startling array of techniques and powers to win the day!

A prequel to the hit Wii game Sengoku Basara 3 (but also standing completely on its own), this manga features a huge array of attractive, powerful heroes doing battle for the fate and future of all Japan! UDON has also included a special colour section which includes all of the original cover art in full colour, and this includes 2 volumes in one!

Written and illustrated by Yak Haibara, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends appeaks to action, adventure, and history fans (and the cute characters don’t hurt either). The first volume of this series has been a hit, and the series wraps up with the second volume being published at the end of January, 2013.

Check out an amazing 10 page preview below!

Created by Yak Haibara
Price (U.S.): $19.99

ISBN: 1-926778-33-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-33-4
Diamond: DEC111221

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 376, Black and White & Color
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ tall

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SENGOKU BASARA VOL 1 MANGA: 10 Page Preview!

SENGOKU BASARA: SAMURAI LEGENDS: It is the most-famous time in Japan’s history—the warring states period—and it’s never been like this! Samurai lords and fierce rivals Sanata Yukimura and Date Masamune form an uneasy alliance in order to defeat the dark lord, Oda Nobunga! The two will need to battle other samurai (including fan-favourite Keiji Maeda!) and henchmen, and use a startling array of techniques and powers to win the day!

A prequel to the hit WII game Sengoku Basara 3 (but also standing completely on its own), this manga features a huge array of attractive, powerful heroes doing battle for the fate and future of all Japan! UDON has also included a special colour section which includes all of the original cover art in full colour, and this includes 2 volumes in one!

Written and illustrated by Yak Haibara, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends is sure to appeal to action, adventure, and history fans, and we know that the legions of Sengoku Basara fans have been anxiously awaiting this manga’s arrival! Now, check out this amazing 10 page preview!

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends Volume 1

Created by Yak Haibara
Release date: April 11th, 2012
Price (U.S.): $19.99

ISBN: 1-926778-33-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-33-4
Diamond: DEC111221

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 376, Black and White & Color
Size: 5.75? wide X 8.25? tall

 

It’s a manga double-header with SENGOKU BASARA: SAMURAI LEGENDS and CAPTAIN COMMANDO!

Two classic CAPCOM games make their manga debut in April!
Get ready for CAPTAIN COMMANDO VOL 1 and SENGOKU BASARA: SAMURAI LEGENDS VOL 1

In stores this week from UDON and Diamond Distributors

TORONTO: CAPCOM game fans get ready, as two awesome new manga are about to join UDON’s lineup of top Japanese manga inspired by fan favourite CAPCOM video games! Joining multiple volumes of translated Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, and Mega Man manga are the new Japanese sci-fi superhero series CAPTAIN COMMANDO and the historic bishonen action adventure series SENGOKU BASARA: SAMURAI LEGENDS!

Both of these series’ will be released in UDON’s new format, which features multiple volumes of the original Japanese manga in one massive volume for a lower retail price! These will feature gorgeous printing and production, great paper and a large print size, and even colour pages! A great read AND a great value for manga fans.

ABOUT THE MANGA:

CAPTAIN COMMANDO: In a dark and dirty world, there will come… a hero! Captain Commando is an over-the-top manga take on the rich history of super-powered heroes, both the U.S. capes-and-tights set and Japan’s tokusatsu sentai heroes! Created by Kotomi Tobashi and Kenkou Tabuchi, the manga mixes amazing action sequences and a detailed plot with humour and even romance!

Join Captain Commando and his bizarre squad (including Ninja Commando, Mummy Commando, and Baby Commando) as they foil an international terrorism plot! Thrill to the hard-boiled action!

The hero of the Captain CommandoMarvel vs. Capcom, and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 video games is sure make a huge impression on North American manga readers!

SENGOKU BASARA: SAMURAI LEGENDS: It is the most-famous time in Japan’s history—the warring states period—and it’s never been like this! Samurai lords and fierce rivals Sanata Yukimura and Date Masamune form an uneasy alliance in order to defeat the dark lord, Oda Nobunga! The two will need to battle other samurai and henchmen, and use a startling array of techniques and powers to win the day!

Based on the video game Sengoku Basara 2 (but it also stands completely on its own), this manga features a huge array of attractive, powerful heroes doing battle for the fate and future of all Japan!

Written and illustrated by Yak Haibara, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends is sure to appeal to action, adventure, and history fans, and we know that the legions of Sengoku Basara fans have been anxiously awaiting this manga’s arrival!

BOOK DETAILS AND AVAILABILITY:

Captain Commando Volume 1
Created by Kotomi Tobashi and Kenkou Tabuchi
Release date: April 18th, 2012
Price (U.S.): $19.99

ISBN: 1-926778-40-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-40-2
Diamond: JAN121274

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 268, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends Volume 1
Created by Yak Haibara
Release date: April 11th, 2012
Price (U.S.): $19.99

ISBN: 1-926778-33-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-33-4
Diamond: DEC111221

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 376, Black and White & Color
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ tall


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