Yamada Monogatari
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  • 1
    Yamada Monogatari: Demon Hunter | Richard Parks

    Yamada Monogatari: Demon Hunter

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Richard Parks
    • Narrated By Brian Nishii
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (84)
    Performance
    (76)
    Story
    (76)

    In an ancient Japan where the incursions of gods, ghosts, and demons into the living world is an everyday event, an impoverished nobleman named Yamada no Goji makes his living as a demon hunter for hire. With the occasional assistance of the reprobate exorcist Kenji, whatever the difficulty - ogres, demons, fox-spirits - for a price Yamada will do what needs to be done, even and especially if the solution to the problem isn’t as simple as the edge of a sword.

    Demon Hunter mini stories

    This is a series of short stories presented in order. There isn't a lot of spells and sword play being done. Instead our hero is a down his luck noble..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 29 2015 by mary (San Antonio, TX, United States)
  • 2
    Yamada Monogatari: To Break the Demon Gate | Richard Parks

    Yamada Monogatari: To Break the Demon Gate

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Richard Parks
    • Narrated By Brian Nishii
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (47)
    Performance
    (44)
    Story
    (44)

    Yamada no Goji is a minor nobleman of ancient Japan who has lost everything - except a single purpose: keep a promise to the woman he loved. In order to fulfill his vow, all he has to do is fight a horde of demons and monsters, bargain with a few ghosts, outwit the sinister schemers of the emperor's court, find a way to defeat an assassin who cannot be seen, heard, or touched - and change the course of history.

    Good story...

    Don't let the beginning fool you. It repeats a short story from book one. It is necessary to make this novel a stand alone story. Otherwise you'd have..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 03 2015 by mary (San Antonio, TX, United States)
  • 3
    Yamada Monogatari: The War God’s Son | Richard Parks

    Yamada Monogatari: The War God’s Son

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Richard Parks
    • Narrated By Brian Nishii
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (28)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (26)

    The Abe clan and its allies are in full rebellion. When the Emperor's greatest military leader, Yoshii, is targeted for assassination by magic, it is up to the newly sober Lord Yamada and his exorcist associate Kenji to keep the young man alive long enough to put down the uprising before the entire country is consumed by war. Yamada knows how to deal with demons, monsters, and angry ghosts, but the greatest threat of all is one final assassin, hidden most secretly of all.

    Best in the series

    I started this series to here Brian Nishii narrate somthing orher than "The Story of Sushi" which I liked his performance in. The first book in the se..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 22 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 4
    Yamada Monogatari: The Emperor in Shadow | Richard Parks

    Yamada Monogatari: The Emperor in Shadow

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Richard Parks
    • Narrated By Brian Nishii
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Lord Yamada is called away - one last time - from his newly restored estates in Kamakura to help Prince Kanemore ensure that Princess Teiko's son, Takahito, inherits the Chrysanthemum Throne. Unfortunately, assuming the throne proves to be the easy part. Yamada must then help Takahito renounce that throne in such a way as to hobble the power of the Fujiwara clan forever!

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