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Asaki Yumemishi: Genji Monogatari


The work recounts the life of a son of a Japanese emperor, known to readers as Hikaru Genji, or "Shining Genji". Neither appellation is his actual name: Genji (源氏, Genji) is simply another way to read the Chinese characters for the real-life Minamoto clan (源の氏, Minamoto-no-Uji), to which Genji was made to belong. For political reasons, Genji is relegated to commoner status (by being given the surname Minamoto) and begins a career as an imperial officer. The tale … read more

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Manga Details
  • English
  • Japanese あさきゆめみし 源氏物語
  • Japanese (Romaji) Asaki Yumemishi: Genji Monogatari
  • Synonyms The Tale of Genji, Asakiyumemishi
  • Type Manga
  • Volumes 13
  • Status Publishing
  • Published Jan 1, 1973
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