Last checked: November 28, 2017
Shut Hell (シュトヘル, Shuto Heru) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by ITOH Yu. It was serialized in the Gekkan! Spirits manga magazine from December 22, 2008 to March 27, 2017. It is complete in fourteen volumes.
Shut Hell won the 16th Tezuka Osamu Prizes in 2012 (New Creator Prize).
Beginning of the 13th century.
In the days of old existed a woman warrior named Shut Hell, the Evil One, feared even by the Mongols, said to be the strongest army in history.
At first, she was just a normal Tangut's soldier frightened by the Mongol threat, but after coming close to death so many times, she found in herself a superhuman strength.
On the other side, a young Mongol prince, Yurul, is fascinated by the Tangut's, his enemies' writings, and is worried for the future....
And what does a present day Japanese boy have to do with them?