Inuyasha. VizBig Edition, Volume 1: Pulled Through Time!

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Rumiko Takahashi: Inuyasha. VizBig Edition, Volume 1: Pulled Through Time! (Paperback, 2009, Viz Media)


Published Nov. 4, 2009 by Viz Media.

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Kagome is a modern Japanese high school girl. Never the type to believe in myths and legends, her world view dramatically changes when, one day, she's pulled out of herown time and into another! There, in Japan's ancient past, Kagome discovers more t han a few of those dusty old legends are true, and that her destiny is linked to one legendary creature in particular--the dog like half-demon called Inuyasha! That same trick of fate also ties them both to the Shikon Jewel, or " Jewel of Four Souls". But demons beware... the smallest shard of the Shikon Jewel can give the user unimaginable power.

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InuYasha, Vol. 1: Turning Back Time

The story of InuYasha revolves around a young Japanese girl who accidentally travels back in time to the days of feudal warlords, ninjas, samurais, and terrifying demons. Upon arriving in feudal Japan, the heroine discovers that she is the reincarnation of the region's lost priestess and that she is the only one who can safeguard the world.

The first volume of this series actually offers a lot of entertainment; the characters are bold and entertaining, and there is plenty of action too. It also unfolds at such a frantic pace that readers never become bored.

The pacing, however, highlights InuYasha's main problem - just how raw and unpolished it is. Unlike others, Rumiko Takahashi doesn't prolong poignant This is a situation InuYasha rushes through as quickly as possible. As a result, the story feels rushed and …