Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey


Sorcerous Stabber Orphen

English Title: Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey
Japanese Title: 魔術士オーフェンはぐれ旅 — “Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi”
Author: Yoshinobu Akita — 秋田禎信
Illustrator: Yuuya Kusaka — 草河遊也
Translator: Andrew Hodgson
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Magic
Original Run: May 1994 – September 2003
English Run: August 2018 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Fujimi Fantasia Bunko (Fujimi Shobo)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 20 (Completed)
Volumes in English: 5 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7 — Nook $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.

Synopsis: Orphen is a Sorcerer drop-out from the prestigious Tower of Fangs. His journey to save Azalie, a girl he looked up to like a sister, has brought him to the bustling city of Totokanta. Here they are reunited for the first time in five years. But what is the truth behind her monstrous transformation, and just what secrets lurk behind the Sword of Baldanders…?

Volume 1 — Heed My Call, Beast!
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKoboNook
Released August 26, 2018 — ASIN: B07FPNJW3N

Volume 2 — Obey My Command, Doll!
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKoboNook
Released October 30, 2018 — ASIN: B07HK5SY31

Volume 3 — Rest Within My Heart, Ghost!
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKoboNook
Released December 30, 2018 — ASIN: B07KBZRD5Y

Volume 4 — Gather in My Forest, Wolves!
AmazoniBookJ-Novel ClubKoboNook
Released March 18, 2019 — ASIN: B07MFWXG8Q

Volume 5 — I Erase My Past, Assassin!
Amazon — iBook — J-Novel Club — Kobo — Nook
Released November 09, 2019 — ASIN: B07WHMJBRT

Reviews of Sorcerous Stabber Orphen
Justus R Stone — Vol 1
A Case Suitable for Treatment — Vol 1

Illustrations Sampler

Original Anime Adaptation
MAL Entry — 24 episodes — Aired October 1998 – March 1999
Note: Season 1 loosely adapted volume 1. The following seasons were anime-original material.

Remake Anime Adaptation
MAL Entry — Airing in 2019

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — 6 volumes — Published December 1997 – January 2001 (English release by ADV Manga)

New Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — Published May 2019 – Ongoing (English release by Seven Seas)
Amazon — Barnes and Noble — Book Depository — RightStuf

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