Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit
Publish date: June 1st 2008
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Asian Literature
, Sequential Art
, Japanese Literature
, Light Novel
Series: Moribito (#1)
The last time I read and reviewed this book was back in 2010, when my posts included spoiler-filled synopses that were as long or longer than the reviews themselves. I figured that a new review was in order, especially since my opinion of this book has improved. After Balsa, a female bodyguard, res...
Cover: PrettyRating: 4 StarsOverall: Beautifully writtenCharacters: Well WrittenPlot: Balsa is hired to save the prince from the creature that lives inside him. But will she succeed where others have failed?Page Turner: YesSeries Cont.? YesRecommend: YesFavorite Character: TandaSource: Library (I no...
A few years ago, I saw Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. I fell in love with it. The animation was amazing, the music incredible, the story unique, and the characters were well-developed. I fell in love with the main character Balsa. I thought she was so strong and co...
Not bad, but I really hated them mentioning over and over that Tanda and Balsa should get married. Further review later.
This was a great story about a warrior/bodyguard who is given an impossible mission to save the prince from an otherworldly predator. The prince turns out to be the Moribito, or guardian of an egg that spawns once a century. What I liked about this story was that it wasn't a "save the world" story. ...