[Manga] Touge Oni
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Primal Gods in Ancient Times
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Seinen, Time travel
Author/Artist: Tsurubuchi Kenji
Volumes: 4 - Ongoing
Original publisher: Enterbrain
Description: (From Mangaupdates) In ancient times, there existed the land of Wa, split between the reign of the gods and the world of man. It was an age when gods and men existed together.
Miyo, an orphan girl, spent her days trying to accept her upcoming death as the designated sacrifice for the kami worshipped by her village, Kippuuson-no-Mikoto-no-Kami. However, her fate changed when she encountered En no Ozuno, a monk with supernatural abilities who's capable of conversing with the gods.
An orphan girl, a great monk, and a demon boy. Follow their adventure as they encounter the gods, traversing dimensions and time.
The art is very good, easy to 'read' and detailed without being invasive, the characters and the relationships they share are never cliché and develop soundly even though there are only 16 chapters so far, you can see attention to details even in little things, for instance Miyo's habit of touching her necklace -an important gift- whenever she is feeling fear, doubts or needs reassurance.
Plus, even tough we see Kami and other supernatural things almost always, the manga is still consistent with actual physics, as we see for instance in chapters 7 and 9.
To sum it up, this manga definitely deserves more readers, and hopefully one day even an animated version.