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Kaori Yuki

Kaori Yuki is a manga artist best known for her gorgeously illustrated gothic manga series Earl Cain, Godchild, Angel Sanctuary, and Demon from Afar.

Works

Demon from Afar

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 1

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 1

    By Kaori Yuki

    Pinky swear--


    An imperial capital in an era of splendor and romanticism...
    Orphaned in an earthquake, Sorath is taken in by Baron Kamichika, the lord of "Blood Blossom Manor." There, he pledges eternal friendship with Garan, the Baron's heir, and Kiyora, Garan's fiancée. But their friendship turns grisly by events none of them could foresee. The tender feelings each secretly harbors, the machinations of Baron Kamichika, and his strange and seductive female companion, and a fateful encounter with a young girl with bizarre powers...all draw them to the Walpurgis Night and the nightmare's climax!

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 2

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 2

    By Kaori Yuki

    From the ultimate nightmare that is Walpurgis Night, Sorath escapes to modern Japan. There, he lives in an unconventional household that includes Nonoha, the daughter of his dearest friend, and Mephistopheles, the Duke of Hell, who bides his time for a chance to kill his master.

    This time, these hands will protect my loved ones--

    That's Sorath's wish, but somehow Nonoha is slipping through his fingers. Will Sorath's hands once again be stained by the blood of the person he cherishes most?

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 3

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 3

    By Kaori Yuki

    I never want to feel that sadness again--!

    With Nonoha spirited away by demons, Sorath infiltrates their territory only to find himself bearing witness to a horrific public execution dubbed the "Divine Judgment." Surrounded by countless sacrifices, reeling from Leice's betrayal, and faced with his beloved Nonoha having been taken hostage, Sorath's memory is rekindled, and the night when he lost his dearest friend comes rushing back to him. Will Sorath clash once more with the fearsome being who preys on human lives, the Lord of Terror?!

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 4

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 4

    By Kaori Yuki

    A hidden identity is laid bare in Volume 4 of this black magic fantasy!

    On the trail of a great evil, Sorath happens upon the completion ceremony of the Ziggurat, a giant broadcasting tower. There, a chess match of ominous proportions is being played out by humans manipulated like pawns by the lies of a demon. And to his great shock, Sorath encounters someone whom he never expected to see again amid this game ...someone he thought had died by his own hand...?!

    The evil spirits of the Imperial Capital appear before Sorath once more!!

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 5

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 5

    By Kaori Yuki

    Backed into a corner with no way out, Sorath glimpses a fleeting glimmer of hope. But what does it hold for him......?

    At the Ziggurat, the giant broadcasting tower everyone has been talking about, Etsurou's true identity is revealed as......Garan?! Sorath is stunned by the reappearance of the best friend he thought he had killed...and by the traps Garan proceeds to set for him!! What will Sorath do when Garan's machinations break up his team?!

  • Demon from Afar, Vol. 6

    Demon from Afar, Vol. 6

    By Kaori Yuki

    At long last.........the final showdown is nigh......

    When he realizes that his erstwhile friend has become warped enough to use his own daughter as a pawn to further his own aims, Sorath resolves to fight Garan. From Kiyora, the tortured living sacrifice of the great Lord of Terror's seal to the traitorous Leice to the imprisoned Nonoha--many fates hang in the balance as a century of resentment and intrigue comes to a head in the climactic battle at the Ziggurat, the gateway to the netherworld!

    The black-magic fantasy peaks with explosive intensity in its final volume!

Alice in Murderland

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 1

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 1

    By Kaori Yuki

    Now! Let the "Mad Tea Party" begin!

    The Kuonji clan, owner of one of the world's top conglomerates, has a tradition: Once a month, family members attend a "Mad Tea Party." But at the latest gathering, the nine Kuonji siblings in attendance are shocked to hear a pronouncement issue from the lips of their mother, Olga-

    "I'd like you children to now fight one another to the death!"

    As chaos erupts, Stella, the fourth daughter, loses all reason, and suddenly a whole new Stella, complete with blonde hair and blue dress, comes out to play-!!

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 2

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 2

    By Kaori Yuki

    Red Riding Hood, stained crimson with blood...

    To its heir, the illustrious Kuonji estate promises eternal life. The price the heir must pay for this sublime honor, however, is a pound of flesh--that of his or her brothers and sisters and extracted by his or her own hands......The prospect of having to fight her beloved elder sister "Red Riding Hood" Claire to the death sends Stella into a dizzying spiral of despair. And then, out comes her other self, "Bloody Alice," whispering in her ear--

    "This is our fate!"

    As the White Rabbit and Zeno, her first love, watch over the battle-worn Stella, what is it that creeps ever nearer to her and her destiny--?

    ...is never going home to Grandmother's house.

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 3

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 3

    By Kaori Yuki

    The laboratory where corpses dance...

    Stella remains locked in a life-or-death struggle with her siblings in order to keep her beloved brother Zeno alive. Dragged into a plot by fourth-eldest brother Mare, she now finds herself pitted against her second-eldest sister, Miser, who has awakened as the Queen of Corpses.

    "Let's take these kids who drank my 'blood'......and do a little experiment!"

    Confronted by Miser and her newfound talent for manipulating the dead, the irrepressible "Bloody Alice" makes her entrance and draws her gun--?!

    Welcome to the haunted party thrown by poor little Miser.

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 4

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 4

    By Kaori Yuki

    Our real parents, yours and mine...

    The death match with Maré leaves Stella drained. Slipping in and out of consciousness, she relives the traumatic events of the airline crash. Was Stella's white-haired bully really on the same plane? And what was in the strange box she saw with him?

    Did you and I meet a long time ago? Maybe on an airplane...?

    Stella's doubts about Tsukito, her white-haired bodyguard, resurface...Is her returning memory a Pandora's box?

    ...and perhaps a hundred others have died at his hand.

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 5

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 5

    By Kaori Yuki

    Stella-samaaaa-

    The scar on the palm of Zeno, Stella's most beloved brother, has switched from one hand to the other. Her mind already consumed by the fog of war, Stella arrives at a truth far too painful to consider...

    And all this time...this entire time-! I've been trusting and loving the very person who murdered him!

    A lie told at the very first tea party now comes out into the open!!

    Are you familiar with the term "changeling"?

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 6

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 6

    By Kaori Yuki

    He's right here in front of me...just like I remember him...my real big brother...

    Stella's true Zeno-nii, thought to have died five years ago at the very first Mad Tea Party, appears! And with his arrival, the last and biggest of Tsukito's secrets is revealed!

    You must never let go of this hand--Tsukito's hand--ever again...!

    Amid the confusion, her "father" presents Stella, who has lost the will to fight, with a way to end the traditional family death game that has embroiled her and her siblings, and--?!

    So don't you dare get in my way...!!

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 7

    Alice in Murderland, Vol. 7

    By Kaori Yuki

    It's sister vs. sister in a fight to the death! Stella makes a pact with Alice to save both their lives, but it seems Ibara's just getting started. The eldest sister is out for blood, and she won't stop until there's only one girl left standing. But if Stella survives this fight-what then? What havoc will Alice wreak if she's got control of their body for a whole month...?

  • Alice in Murderland, Vol. 8

    By Kaori Yuki

    After an arduous battle, Stella is victorious over the eldest Kuonji sister, Ibara. Peaceful days might just be in reach. But then the fourth son, Maré, attacks--even though he should be dead--along with the third son, Sol! Even worse, Alice's hands are tied!