An evil dragon and seven powerful magi scheme to control Guin by using the plague and other calamities to lure him out of Cheironia. Aided by a priestess and an elder mage, Guin battles to save Cheironia from ruin. The Guin Saga manga is based on the first spin-off story from The Guin Saga proper. Told in stunning visual detial, the fantasy classic gets a manga makeover, bringing the action to the forefront. This is a three- volume work.
Comic artist Kazuaki Yanagisawa is renowned for his fine pen touch and excellence at adapting sophisticated source material. Other works by Yanagisawa include Paparazzi (story by Lone Wolf and Cub's Kazuo Koike), a Megami Tensei comic based on the hit videogame cycle, and The Summer of Ocelot, adapted from the novel by former Golgo 13 storywriter Yoichi Funado. The Guin Saga is the lifework of multi-talented Kaoru Kurimoto, who has written musicals based on her creation in addition to the bestselling novels. The Seven Magi first appeared in novel form in 1979 to great acclaim. The five-book opening episode of the saga proper is also being published by Vertical.