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Series: Lone Wolf and Cub

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Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 1: The Assassin's Road by Kazuo Koike01
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 2: The Gateless Barrier by Kazuo Koike02
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 3: The Flute of the Fallen Tiger by Kazuo Koike03
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 1 by Kazuo KoikeVol. 1,2,3
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 4: The Bell Warden by Kazuo Koike04
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 5: Black Wind by Kazuo Koike05
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 2 by Kazuo KoikeVol. 3,4,5
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 6: Lanterns for the Dead by Kazuo Koike06
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 7: Cloud Dragon, Wind Tiger by Kazuo Koike07
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 8: Chains of Death by Kazuo Koike08
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 3 by Kazuo KoikeVol. 5,6,7,8
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 9: Echo of the Assassin by Kazuo Koike09
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 10: Hostage Child by Kazuo Koike10
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 4 by Kazuo KoikeVol. 10,11,12
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 11: Talisman of Hades by Kazuo Koike11
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 12: Shattered Stones by Kazuo Koike12
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 13: The Moon in the East, The Sun in the West by Kazuo Koike13
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 14: Day of the Demons by Kazuo Koike14
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 15: Brothers of the Grass by Kazuo Koike15
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 16: The Gateway into Winter by Kazuo Koike16
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 17: The Will of the Fang by Kazuo Koike17
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 18: Twilight of the Kurokuwa by Kazuo Koike18
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 19: The Moon in Our Hearts by Kazuo Koike19
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 20: A Taste of Poison by Kazuo Koike20
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 21: Fragrance of Death by Kazuo Koike21
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 22: Heaven and Earth by Kazuo Koike22
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 23: Tears of ice by Kazuo Koike23
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 24: In These Small Hands by Kazuo Koike24
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 25: Perhaps in Death by Kazuo Koike25
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 26: Struggle in the Dark by Kazuo Koike26
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 27: Battle's Eve by Kazuo Koike27
Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 28: The Lotus Throne by Kazuo Koike28
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance by Misumi Kenjimovie 1
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx by Misumi Kenjimovie 2
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades by Misumi Kenjimovie 3
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril by Saito Buichimovie 4
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons by Misumi Kenjimovie 5
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell by Kuroda Yoshiyukimovie 6

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These are the adventures of an assassin, described in the third story: "He is accompanied by a young boy, some three years in age.  Whether it is his own son, or they are together for some other reason, none can tell.  Indeed, the man's age, his country of origin, all are cloaked in mystery.  What is known, my Lord, is his deadly skill.   No one he has been hired to kill has ever escaped alive, and they say he leaves no trace of evidence behind… Those who hire him must reveal their secrets before he will accept the job.  Yet though he could blackmail them, there is no evidence that any have tried to kill him once he has finished his work.  In short, my Lord, his skill is so great that they dare not try."

Lone Wolf is later revealed to be Ogami Itto, and has embarked on his bloody path intending to avenge his clan, suppressed by the
Shogun, having refused to enact the penalty of seppuku, or ritual suicide. Daigoro is indeed his son.

The work was begun in 1970, the stories serialized in Manga Action magazine under the title Kozure Okami "eventually spinning off a television series, six motion pictures, and even theme song records."

The stories have been collected and published worldwide, winning numerous awards.

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