Series: Dawn of the Arcana #1
Published by VIZ Media LLC on December 6th 2011
Princess Nakaba of Senan is forced to marry Prince Caesar of the enemy country Belquat, tantamount to becoming a hostage. While Caesar is pleasing to the eye, he is also selfish and possessive, telling Nakaba outright: “You are my property.” With only her attendant Loki at her side, Nakaba must find a way to cope with her hostile surroundings, her fake marriage...and a mysterious power!
This time Caesar, the southern prince, has married Nakaba, the northern princess, in hopes of bringing peace to their nations. The only problem? They cannot stand each other. To make matters worse, Nakaba is red head. In this world, any hair color than black is considered common. Therefore with Nakaba’s red hair (and other issues) trouble is brewing. Can these two make the marriage work? Or is it doomed before it even started?
Thus far, reader have been introduced to three main characters: Caesar, Nakaba, and Loki. At this point, Nakaba is my favorite. A strong willed girl, with a sad past. A girl that can take care of herself, and is not afraid to stand her ground. But the boys sure are giving her a run. Caesar and Loki both are so very different. And with a love triangle possibly brewing, I think things are about to get very heated.
I absolutely love the look of Dawn of the Arcana. I have never read anything by this artist before. But the style looks similar to some of my favorites.
Dawn of the Arcana is simply so much fun. I started the first page and before I knew it, half of the manga was done. At this moment, I am so glad I have the next few installments on my bookshelf because I am now completely smitten. Dawn of the Arcana is completely addicting.