Phoenix
Phoenix manga.jpg
Japanese 火の鳥
Alternative Hi no Tori
Date JP Jul 1954 to Feb 1988
NA Feb 26, 2003 to Mar 18, 2008
Volumes JP: 16
NA: 12
Chapters 38
Genres Drama, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Historical, Psychological

The story follows the lives of ordinary to the extraordinary, from the earliest days of mankind to the end of it and its rebirth.

For different reasons, someone in each arc of series is either approached by the Phoenix or seeks it for its blood, so they can obtain immortality. Each story brings up controversial topics, taboos, and how things used to be and how things may be in the future. Phoenix is simply a story about life, its hardships, its joys and where life takes the characters.

Chapters

Volume 1

  • Dawn

Volume 2

  • Future

Volume 3

  • Yamato
  • Space

Volume 4

  • Karma

Volume 5

  • Resurrection
    • AD 2482
    • AD 1483
    • AD 3030
    • AD 2484
    • AD 3009
    • AD 3030
    • AD 2484
    • AD 2917
    • AD 3344

Volume 6

  • Nostalgia

Volume 7

  • Civil War: Part 1

Volume 8

  • Civil War: Part 2
  • Robe of Feathers

Volume 9

  • Stage Begins
  • Live

Volume 10

  • Sun: Part 1

Volume 11

  • Sun: Part 2

Volume 12

  • Egypt: Episode 1
  • Egypt: Episode 2
  • Egypt: Episode 3
  • Egypt: Episode 4
  • Egypt: Episode 5
  • Egypt: Episode 6
  • Grease: Episode 1
  • Grease: Episode 2
  • Grease: Episode 3
  • Grease: Episode 4
  • Grease: Episode 5
  • Grease: Episode 6
  • Grease: Episode 7
  • Grease: Episode 8
  • Rome Volume: Part 1
  • Rome Volume: Part 3
  • Rome Volume: Part 2
  • Rome Volume: Part 4

Trivia

  • FirebirdHumpbacked Horse.png
    Phoenix was inspired by the fire-birds that are seen in the 1947 film The Humpbacked Horse.
  • To test out the reaction and demand for the series, Viz Media released Phoenix Volume 2: Future, as a standalone title under the name "Phoenix: A Tale Of The Future" on July 6, 2002.
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