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Translations: Gintama 515 (2)
Title: Storm Riders (風雲)
By: MA Wing Shing
Original Publisher: Jonesky (1989)
Target Group: Men, Adults
Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Wuxia
Chinese Release: 73 volumes (ongoing)
MH DB-Entry: http://mangahelpers.com/m/storm-riders
Scanlators: Manhua-Revolution, mD-xD
Description by MU:
Storm Riders takes us on a journey through an amazing world in ancient China where, aside from the hegemony of the Royal Government, an individual and separate society exists: The World Fighting Association. Conquer, a powerful Kung Fu master, aspires to gain control of the Association and assembles the mightiest force of fighters known to humanity. Forgetting the evil deeds he’s committed in his lifetime; he takes on Wind and Cloud, two very talented and young martial artists, as his disciples. His destiny to be the Ultimate Master draws nigh; however, destiny has a will of her own and at the crux of the impending maelstrom blow Wind and Cloud…
Last edited by eni; October 16, 2011 at 08:57 AM.
If you like the old martial arts films, this is your type of manhua. A lot action, great art and characters. Awesome manhua!
I have not read the manhua but I do recall seeing a drama version of this and I believe it was pretty good interms of story and plot. So this might be slightly off point. Its been a while since I saw the drama so I don't recall too much of the details at this point. The characters and fights were rather good and fun to watch. So the manhua must be a good read, I will also recommend it - based on the drama.
Storm Riders is a big franchise by now. There's three movies, two TV series and a video game adaption.
I saw the first movie of 1998 first and it really caught me. It wasn't utterly good compared to other fantasy movies but I loved the two main characters. The manhua was also the first Chinese comic I ever read and it surprised me so much with its outstanding artwork. Truly recommend for everyone to try out.
I watched the first movie a couple of weeks back. I like plot and the characters. Guess, I need to start the manhua soon.
This is interesting, i ll start it as soon as i update myself with the other mangas that i generally read
any one interested in online reading can try this out