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In the era of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the fall of the Han Dynasty in Ancient China, a strange boy Qwan and his winged companion Teikou are on a quest. In order to find his purpose and the truth of his existence, Qwan is told that he needs to find the holy text, the Essential Arts of Peace. During his journey, he sucks in the body of demons, apparently as his meals. Will this super-strong demon eater locate the texts and discover his destiny?

from Tokyo Pop
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Artist-Writer: Ayu Shimizu
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical
Demographic: Seinen
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Michael Eh?

Qwan deals with Chinese mythology and demons and more particularly demon eaters. This is where Qwan, a seemly young boy who has pet flying pint-size pig with no head and 6 legs. He ends up with a human traveller, Chikei, who manages to get into and out of trouble after meeting this strange child.
Artwork is above grade with fair bit of plot and side story of political and religious intrigue. The scroll with the key to balancing power tips the balance of power itself and it becomes main plot as Qwan and others seek to use it to change existance itself.
Nice bit of storytelling with some truly bizarre creatures, demons and characters.

External Links

Official Website Artist's website - Japanese

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