Well since Vortex did one, I will too
Mini Review of Shin Angyo Onshi:
Overal Rating: 9/10
In Jushin, there once lived secret government agents called the amen osa (or angyō onshi in the Japanese version), who traveled the countryside in disguise. They were charged by the king with finding and punishing corrupt government officials, and bringing justice to the country's citizens. We are joined by the main character Munshu his bodyguiard Hyang Chun who he calls Sando throughout the story and also his little servent, Bang Ja. They travel the landscape fighting bad together.
That's the synopsis really. With no spoilers. My mini review will contain little spoilers that you learn in the first few chapters though but as this is a review, they largely won't matter.:
The country or even empire of Jushin that once was. Fell. Munshu traverses the landscapes as a secret government agent that once was in charge of punishing the bad with their powers the king has bestowed. However, who Munshu really is is a mystery for much of the manga or manwha. Why Sando continually follows him is questioned throughout as is their allegiance .
Shin Angyo Onshi is not a shounen as the synopsis may take it to seem. It is a seinein. There is a main story line that is in the story, and once you drop onto it, you will go all the way through to a fantastic finish.
The characters are good but awfully thin at many times. Munshu has the typically go lucky good tempered but serious when the situation calls for temperment. Sando even though she gives a reason for protecting Munshu, has an awfully thin reason sometimes, although that leads to many other good parts in the story later. One can even question why the heck Sando wears such an attire! Bang Ja is your average comedian that tries to help throughout the story. This is a short character feeling or synopsis as it's supposed to be of very little spoiler material. But even with those downfalls. You are left with a case of characters that fit the story extremely well. They adapt to the story line without missing a beat and don't feel foreign to the ever changing story.
Filled with luscious drawings during those important scene and easy to follow during action scenes or any of it. The artist draws extremely well. During those super climatical scenes. IT is as if time just stops and a scene that is extraordinarily well drawn just explodes at you. Leaving you looking at the pictures for a minute before all of a sudden the action just rushes into the manga again.
What seemed to be a journey based manga for the first 2-3 chapters....proved me wrong. The story follows a real story line that takes you form beginning to end on sequences and charcters and events. It makes you love and hate and love and hate. It makes you feel agony, it takes you through different places and time and people. It was an absolutely extraordinary story! One of love, of the supernatural, of their fatasy world and the history of Junshin!
Shin Angyo Onshi is one of the manga that one should read if they are interested in adventure action based manga's with romance tied in as well. IT does not bias towards giving a full cast of female characters or a cast of males and does it's themes extremely well. However this is a manga and only those that like genres like this should read it!
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Edited by bowei006 - 7/9/12 at 1:50pm