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Gakuto Mikumo

Manyako is the illustrator behind the Strike the Blood light novel series.


Gakuto Mikumo is the author behind the light novel series Asura Cryin', The Mystic Archives of Dantalian, and Strike the Blood.


TATE is the artist behind the manga adaptation of Strike the Blood.

Works

Strike the Blood

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 1

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 1

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    He never asked for this power.

    Kojou Akatsuki used to be an ordinary high school boy--but that wasbefore he became the Fourth Primogenitor, the most powerful vampire of all time. Worse--he doesn't even remember how it happened. Middle schooler Yukina Himeragi, meanwhile, is the Attack Mage sent to observe him--and to stop him if he gets out of control. But was it really a good idea to send a cute girl to observe a massively powerful vampire boy whose abilities activate whenever he gets aroused? And on an artificial island populated with all manner of demonic individuals, each with their own designs on the Fourth Primogenitor--?!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako,

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 10 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    It's a battle to the death between the complete human and the strongest vampire!


    The Wiseman had been using Kou Amatsuka to bring about his own revival. When he attacks a ferry, can Nina Adelard obtain La Folia's cooperation in order to save them?!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 2

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 2

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    The friend of my friend is my enemy?!


    Akatsuki (an ordinary high school boy and incidentally the world's mightiest vampire) is finally getting used to daily life with Yukina Himeragi, the attack mage whose job it is to observe him. But his peaceful life is interrupted by the appearance of Dimitrie Vattler, an envoy from the European primogenitor known as the "Lost Warlord." Vattler's enough of a problem, but it turns out he's got his own watcher, who's friends with Yukina--and who wants Kojou dead. Worse, their arrival is only the prelude to the emergence of a dark conspiracy that threatens the entirety of Itogami Island!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Yukina is trapped in a pitched battle against Astarte the homunculus, and she's losing--when who should come to her rescue but the very boy she's been assigned to observe, Kojo Akatsuki! Akatsuki tries to end the clash, but Astarte's familiar, the fearsome Rhododactylos, isn't going to let that happen. Is this a fight that only an awakened Fourth Primogenitor can finish?

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 3

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 3

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Kojou and Yukina join forces with Natsuki Minamiya to protect Itogami City from a new threat from the skies--but even Kojou's Beast Vassal can't take this new foe on, and who should rescue them from their predicament but Kojou's sister's friend, a silver-haired girl named Kanon Kanase! But when Kanon disappears, Kojou and Yukina may find that there are some problems not even the world's mightiest vampire can solve!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Kojou, having learned both the secret of Itogami Island and Eustach's true goals, agonizes over the right thing to do even as Eustach presses his attack on the keystone gate. Are the lives of the island's citizens more important than this strange new justice? Either way, their fate is in Kojou's hands!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Itogami Island is abuzz with preparations for the Halloween festival, and who should be visiting for the occasion but Kojou Akatsuki's friend from elementary school, a girl named Yuuma Tokoyogi. But as Kojou reunites with his friend, his homeroom teacher, Natsuki Minamiya, goes missing! Meanwhile, a strange space-time distortion is turning the sanctuary of Itogami Island into a labyrinth from which escape is impossible. And what's behind the physical changes that come over Kojou whenever he has physical contact with Yuuma? The long-awaited fourth volume of the light novel series is here!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 4 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 4 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Aya Tokoyogi and six other hardened magical criminals have broken out from imprisonment. Their goal--to completely erase the 'Witch of the Void,' Netsuke Minamaya, from existence. How these events will unfold in the Demon District will depend on the actions of the strongest vampire to ever exist, Kojou Akatsuki.

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 5 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 5 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    When all the students depart for a school field trip to the mainland, Kojou is delighted to hear that he'll finally get a chance to be free of observation for at least a little while, whereas Yukina has mixed feelings about the whole situation. But events move quickly when an alchemist by the name of Kou Amatsuka appears, with the goal of reviving the holy grail of alchemy--a liquid-metal life-form known as "Wiseman's Blood." As the crisis deepens, even Asagi becomes involved when this alchemist's relic grows more and more uncontrollable. What can the world's strongest vampire do?!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 6 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 6 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    Yukina and Koujou are reunited once more and ready to take on the army of Nalakuvera! Will the strength of his new beast vassal allow the Fourth Primogenitor to reign supreme, or will the Black Death Emperor Front succeed in destroying Itogami City?

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 7 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 7 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    After partnering with Natsuki Minamiya to capture the Masked and end the destruction in the sky, Kojou and Yukina are shocked to discover one of the winged girls is none other than Yukina's classmate Kanon Kanase! When Kanon disappears, Kojou and Yukina seek out her adoptive father, a researcher at megacorp Magus Craft, Inc. Far from the professional meeting they expected, the two find themselves abandoned on a deserted island! It is deserted...isn't it?!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 8 (manga)

    Strike the Blood, Vol. 8 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 9 (manga)

    By TATE, Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    An alchemist repeatedly raids various places to get the liquid-metal lifeform--Wiseman's Blood. Blood spirals out of control in Strike the Blood's ninth manga volume!

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 8 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako

    When Kojou Akatsuki went to visit his sister in the hospital in middle school, he met a vampire named Avrora. Once he learned she was the key to saving Nagisa's life, he helped Avrora escape. Now, the weapons dealer Zacharias is telling him to hand over Avrora in order to rouse the fourth primogenitor! As Zacharias's plans plunge Itogami Island into peril, the fourth primogenitor finally awakens...

  • Strike the Blood, Vol. 9 (light novel)

    By Gakuto Mikumo, Manyako