Lunora Review: A Masterpiece in the Making

Discover the Dark Fantasy World of Lunora: A Manga Worth Reading


As a fan of manga, I am always on the lookout for something fresh and exciting, and Lunora delivers just that. As a guest blogger, I could have written about anything, but this series caught me by surprise. First, when did American Manga Styled Comics get this good?

From the moment I picked up the first issue, I was hooked on the rich colors and stunning artwork, which rivals some of the biggest names in the industry. But Lunora isn't just about the visuals; it's a story that demands attention and refuses to let go!

What sets Lunora apart from other manga series? Its unique approach to the Isekai and Seinen genres is like the branches of an ancient tree, each intertwined with purpose. This Dark Fantasy Science Fiction Odyssey lingers on the edge of Cosmic Horror, while Romance, Adventure, and supreme Action are the key moves in a massive epic that will captivate fans of Odysseus and beyond.

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Lunora is more than just an American manga which tend to suck; it's a masterful work of storytelling that combines various elements to create something truly unique. From the world-building to the character development, every aspect of this series has been meticulously crafted to create an experience that is both thrilling and unforgettable.

If you're a fan of manga that pushes the boundaries of what is possible, then Lunora is a must-read. It's one of the few manga reads I've had where it can appeal to not just Seinen fans, but Shonen too! A hybrid of the sorts that even Berserk and One Piece fans may rejoice. Heck, read more to find out why.

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The story follows Iko Sunstone, aka the Burning Ghoul, a masked warrior who is drawn into the world of Caligo by a single promise and his relentless defiance against the God Hands or the Hands of Time. The world-building is masterful, and the characters are intriguing and well-developed, each carrying the weight of Hyperia on their shoulders.

One of the most appealing aspects of Lunora is the jarring transitions from relatively tame storylines to gore and despair. Each character develops and contributes to a beautiful web of storytelling, with each decision driving the future of the kingdom. The blurring of the lines between good and evil is masterfully done, and the central antagonist is well-developed, along with many others that give great tribute to the overarching odyssey the story takes.

The action and fight sequences are thrilling, and the revenge storytelling is gripping. The male protagonist, Iko, is layered and intriguing, and the layers upon layers of character development with the lead cast are a testament to the author's skill.

The terrifying lore related to the nature of all myths and existence itself in the form of theoretical physics and quantum-level scientific theories is a unique touch, and the rich mythology and world-building add an extra layer of depth to the story. The weapons and technology are extravagant and add to the already impressive visual aspect of the manga.

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In conclusion, Lunora Issue 1 is a masterpiece in the making, but next issues coming soon are even grander. The series has been greenlit for an entire season, and it's up to the fans to keep that light green. I highly recommend Lunora to anyone who cares for a great story, serious world-building, and art that rivals the biggest names in the manga industry. Don't sleep on Lunora; start the journey now. Lunora fans assemble, and if you aren't, join the craze before everyone else does.

A List of what makes Lunora a Shonen and Seinen hybrid.


  • Action-packed
  • Epic battles
  • Superpowers
  • Adventure-filled
  • Friendship and teamwork
  • Coming of age
  • Training and growth
  • Battle strategies
  • World-building
  • Unforgettable villains


  • Dark and gritty
  • Intense storytelling
  • Complex characters
  • Mature themes
  • Psychological depth
  • Political intrigue
  • Realistic violence
  • Character-driven plot
  • Philosophical musings
  • Moral ambiguity

I know. Start reading it now!

Lunora Issue 2 is slated to release sometime in July 2023!

I challenge you to prove me wrong in my review!

Read Issue 1 if you haven't:

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Written by Hector Luma

I'm Hector Luma, the comic-craving, RPG-rolling, game-gobbling guru! Once an anime-blog apprentice, now a level 2 dungeon sniffer, scribbling mildly entertaining yarns. Get ready for chuckles and chortles as you embark on a rollercoaster ride through my realm of whims and wisecracks!

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