English Title: Ninja Slayer
Japanese Title: ニンジャスレイヤー — “Ninja Slayer”
Author: Bradley Bond, Philip “Ninj@” Morzez
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Original Run: 2012 – ongoing
English Run: 2014
English Publisher: Tokyo Otaku Mode
Volumes Published in English: 3 (Discontinued)
Average Price Per Volume: Online — free
Synopsis: Ninja… Ninja were… merciless demi-gods, ruling Japan with their karate in the age of ninja tranquility. But, “some” committed a forbidden form of hara-kiri storing their souls at Kinkaku Temple for future resurrection. Their lost history was falsified and concealed and the truth about these ninja was long forgotten. Now, in the future where the universalization of cynbernetic technology and electronic networks are God, suddenly, sinister ninja souls, resurrected from thousands of years past are unleashed on the dark shadows of Neo-Saitama. Fujikido Kenji, is a salaryman whose wife and child were killed in a ninja turf war. In a brush with his own death, Fujikido is possessed by an enigmatic ninja soul. Fujikido cheats death and becomes Ninja Slayer. A Grim Reaper destined to kill evil ninja, committed to a personal war of vengeance. Set in the dystopian underworld of Neo-Saitama, Ninja Slayer takes on Soukai Syndicate ninjas in mortal combat.
Volume 1 — Machine of Vengeance
Volume 2 — Killzone Sumotori
Volume 3 — Born in Red-Black
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Similar Characters (ninjas): Naruto
Similar Subgenre (samurai action): Blade of the Immortal, Rurouni Kenshin
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