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The Moribito light novels have been adapted into several times into manga series.

The first and second books in the series (Guardian of the Spirit and Guardian of the Darkness) have each been adapted into three-volume series. A third manga tying in with the anime series was published as a one-volume prequel focusing on Jin, one of the Hunters.

Seirei no Moribito Edit

The manga adaptation of Seirei no Moribito (精霊の守り人, Guardian of the Sacred Spirit) is loosely based on the anime adaptation of the novels. The series was adapted by Saki Futatsugi and Nahoko Uehashi and illustrated by Kamui Fujiwara. Serialized in Shounen Gangan by Square Enix in 2007, the manga was later collected into three volumes.

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Volume 1 Edit

  • 1. Balsa, the Female Bodyguard
  • 2. Sudden Departure
  • 3. An Approaching Danger
  • 4. The Hunter and the Hunted
  • 5. The Counterattack

Volume 2 Edit

  • 6. The Water Guardian
  • 7. The Power of the Shaman
  • 8. The True History
  • 9. The Small Storyteller
  • 10. The Reunion with Torogai

Volume 3 Edit

  • 11. Living in the Hunting Cave in Winter
  • 12. Trial Season
  • 13. Attacking Claws
  • 14. Concluding Notes
  • 15. A Fight to the Death
  • Final Chapter: To a New Path

Yami no Moribito Edit

The manga adaptation of Yami no Moribito (闇の守り人, Guardian of the Darkness) is based on the second novel. The series was adapted by Nahoko Uehashi and Yu, who also illustrated it. It was serialized in Nemuki+ starting in 2014 and has been published in three volumes by Asahi Shimbun Publications.

List of Chapters Edit

Volume 1 Edit

Volume 2 Edit

Volume 3 Edit

Jin Gaiden Edit

A seinen manga focusing on the Hunter Jin was serialized in Young Gangan by Square Enix in 2008, and later collected into one volume, also published by Square Enix. The manga was written by Miki Nakae Miki Nakae and Kenji Kamiyama and illustrated by Aso Gato, and serves as a side-story and prequel to the events in the anime, with no connection to the novels. The manga tells the origin story of the Hunters Jin and Hyoku.

List of Chapters Edit

  • 1. Wind Standing Place
  • 2. Lies of Midday, Truth of Dark Night
  • 3. Visitor
  • 4. End of Calm
  • 5. Darkness
  • 6. The Unspoiled Flower Scattered
  • 7. Regrets and Solution
  • 8. Windstorm

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