21st Manga Division Jury Selections
Manga published in book form, in magazine
It is the year 1620, and amidst the turmoil in what would later be known as the “Thirty Years’ War,” Fulksburg Castle is on the verge of fall- ing. It is then that a sole reinforcement appears, a Japanese man known as “Issak.” Having voyaged far from his native Japan, Issak, armed with a matchlock gun, has come to Eu- rope to ght as a mercenary. This work paints in vivid colors the glorious battle eld drama of a lone samurai in his struggle as a musketeer.