English Title: Guin Saga
Japanese Title: グイン・サーガ — “Guin Saga”
Author: Kaoru Kurimoto
Illustrator: Naoyuki Kato, Yoshitaka Amano, Jun Suemi, Shinobu Tanno
Translator: Alexander Smith
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Original Run: 1979 – ongoing
English Run: 2007 – 2008
English Publisher: Vertical
Volumes Published in English: 5 (Discontinued)
Note: The first story arc of the franchise (“Marches Episode”) was licensed and fully-released in English by Vertical.
Average Price Per Volume: Paperback $9 — Hardcover $20 (volumes 1 to 3 only)
Synopsis: The ancient kingdom of Parro has been invaded by the armies of Mongaul, and its king and queen have been slain. But the “twin pearls of Parro,” the princess Rinda and the prince Remus, escape using a strange device hidden in the palace. Lost in the Forest of Rood, they are rescued from Mongaul soldiers by a strange leopard-headed man named Guin, who has no memories except for the word “Aurra.”
Note: The first three volumes are also available as hardback copies.
Any broken links or incorrect information? Any thoughts on these light novels?
Leave a comment!