Manga Classics by Stacy King

Manga Classics

As an orphaned child, Jane Eyre is first cruelly abused by her aunt, then cast out and sent to a charity school. Though she meets with further abuse, she receives an education, and eventually takes a job as a governess at the estate of Edward Rochester. Jane and Rochester begin to bond, but his dark moods trouble her. When Jane uncovers the terrible secret Rochester has been hiding, she flees and finds temporary refuge at the home of St. John Riv...

Details Manga Classics

TitleManga Classics
Release DateNov 15th, 2016
PublisherUdon Entertainment
GenreSequential Art, Manga, Classics, Graphic Novels, Romance

Reviews Manga Classics

  • Aneela
    Jane Eyre was an orphan. She was poorly treated by her aunt and cousins. Her aunt wanted to get rid of her so she was sent to Lowood Institution - a charity school for orphaned girls. She grew up well-educated and well-mannered. She started working as a governess and fell in love with her master - Edward Rochester who has a dark and secret past. The story beyond this point is so intriguing and captivating that I couldn't refrain myself from readi...
  • April (Aprilius Maximus)
    Read #2 for the 2017 BookTube-A-Thon!
  • [Shai] The Bibliophage
    Two years ago, I was able to read the unabridged story of Jane Eyre. I fell in love with the story right away and I've finished reading it within a week without skipping any parts or pages; I even consider it number one on my favorite classic books. I also got to watched several movie adaptations of this novel: from the latest 2011 version, 1983 and yes — even the 1973 version. That shows how much I admire this classic. When I saw that there's ...
  • Razan
    [Thank you to Udon Entertainment and Netgalley for providing my e-copy in exchange for an honest review.]Growing up Jane Eyre was one of the first english books that I've ever read, of coure it took me 2 months to read it because i didn't understand much at the time, but still loved it nonetheless [i reread it a couple of years ago so now i fully get it don't worry haha ], so this book still holds a special place in my heart.With that being said,...
  • Lola Reviewer
    I have to confess something here. I read Jane Eyre five or six years ago. I was so excited, because the character of the same name was always advertised to me as a strong, determined and inspiring woman, and I was curious to see that in a classic other than Pride & Prejudice, one of the first ones I had read when I was young. So I borrowed it from the library, read it, disliked it, gave it a 2-star rating on Goodreads. But shortly after finishing...
  • ♛ Garima ♛
    I really enjoyed manga adaption of Jane Eyre. I have red this story so long ago, I forgot why I have stopped reading at around 80% mark. (view spoiler)[ It seemed to me that Jane was hellbent on rejecting Mr. Rochester because he was too perfect for her. Once he lost his eyes and his hand, she has given him her approval. That didn't set well with me but so are the ways of Classics... (hide spoiler)]The language is bit odd and I'd not suggest to a...
  • Marjolein
    Read all my reviews on Believe it or not, but I only recently became accustomed with the complete story of Jane Eyre. For some reason, it was completely glossed over in school and I never read it, or even watched a movie. The crazy wife in the attic part, however, I was aware of, as I think is everyone, whether they want to or not. I’ve been reading the manga classics as they are being published and overall I...
  • Jayne
    Jane Eyre has always been one of my favourites. When I discovered that there was a manga version I had to read it!This version is wonderful. It still captures the essence of all the characters so well. Even though it's obviously shorter and less detailed than the original novel it doesn't lose its 'classic' feel. It's a great starter for those who would be interested in reading the story of Jane Eyre but feel intimidated to delve into classic lit...
  • Heather
    Wow. I'm pleasantly surprised. I read Jane Eyre several years ago, and I enjoyed it. It wasn't my favorite classic of all time, but I enjoyed reading it and could understand the importance of in in history. I'm totally shocked that they were able to break down the classic into a well-read manga. I don't know if I would go so far as to say that you would be able to read this instead of the classic for a class test/essay, but, the manga classic get...
  • Flor
    Thank you Netgalley and Udon Entertainment for providing me a digital copy of this book, it was a real pleasure to read it. I think that the best way to describe this, is as a wonderful piece of creativity and talent, I applaud the genius mind that decided to combine classic books with mangas, the concept is amazing and such an unique way to revisit dear old classics or to make them easier and lighter for younger audiences. The art is beautiful a...
  • Carla Johnson-Hicks
    I love any book that brings the classics to new generations. With this Manga graphic novel we see Jane Eyre still relatively true to the original but told in a style that will interest middle grade and even YA readers. The story of the little orphan girl who is so mistreated, gets sent off to school and then takes a job as governess for the ward of the reclusive Mr. Rochester is still there. We see Jane and Rochester fall in love, even though his...
  • Carmen
    I love the Brontes, both Charlotte and Emily so I am always happy to revisit either Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre ( two of the most important books in my life) I enjoyed this one a lot.I liked the adaptation and the graphics, and the atmsophere.The only thing I don't like us Bertha Mason's depiction- I think she is such an interesting character- her silenced story should at least be referenced. Really enjoyable though
  • Carla
    **I received a free copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**Jane Eyre is one of my favorite books, so I was really excited to get my hands on this!This manga follows the plot of the original book without any additional changes, it just stays true to it, and we get some pretty adorable drawings. I just couldn't help but love Rochester's character here. It's one thing how you imagine a book's characters when you're r...
  • Nicole
    Manga Classics: Jane Eyre First things first: I received this book through NetGalley. I just really love these classic, thankfully I still have lots of them to read. There is just no easier way to dive into these classics than reading them in this form. It may not be as in depth as reading the original but still, it's easy to read and enjoy them. It also really motivates me to read the actual book after I read the manga. I really loved the sto...
  • Amy Leigh
    Jane's life is not an easy one. She becomes an orphan at a very young age living with a cruel aunt & bully cousins who despise her and punish her frequently. She is saved when a doctor helps her get into a charity school with her aunt's funding. Janes hardships were only beginning as she endures hardships and knowledge at the school and teaches for two years before leaving to see the world outside by becoming a governess. She takes a post at the ...
  • BAM The Bibliomaniac
    Netgalley #19Many thanks go to Udon and Netgalley for the free copy of this book in exchange for my unbiased review.This is the third Manga Classic I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing. This one was another great one. For some reason I wasn’t crazy about Rochester’s rendering. I realize he’s not an attractive fellow, but his profile just had no detail. Again, the entire plot is included here. Nothing important is left out. Sometimes I get l...
  • Susan
    I absolutely adore the story of Jane Eyre! It is one of my favourite books portrayed one of literatures most amazing female characters Jane Eyre. The magna edition makes this beautiful tale so accessible for everyone! The drawings are brilliant, very accurate of the time period the tale is located and the story plot is extremely true to the book! The original version will always be 5 stars for me, therefore I have to give this one 4 stars! An ARC...
  • Jane
    The following review was originally posted on my book blog The Book Challengers.DISCLAIMER: I received an advance copy of an un-edited electronic proof that may or may not be slightly altered before the official release date in January, 2017 from UDON & Morpheus via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.I first read Jane Eyre when I was 9 or 10 years old and while I may not have understood all the points in the story as well I should or coul...
  • Kailey (BooksforMKs)
    Jane Eyre has always been one of my favorite books, so I had high expectations for this manga adaptation, and I was not disappointed! Jane is beautifully portrayed, and all the complexity and grace of her character is reflected in her appearance, her facial expressions, and in every bit of dialogue. Simply brilliant! I loved her pretty dresses, and her fierce spirit and sweetness absolutely pours off the page! Condensing such a complex and deep s...
  • Kristin Davison
    date read: 15/10/16date published: 15/11/16I would like to thank Netgalley and UDON Entertainment & Morpheus Studios for the opportunity to read this book.This is beautifully drawn and the story suits the drama of manga very well. I liked that there was lots of information on the original novel and Charlotte Bronte. I also enjoyed the illustrators section at the end telling more about the drawing process.
  • Ren (A Bookish Balance)
    ** Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a free copy of Jane Eyre the manga in exchange for an honest review **3.75/5 stars.Jane Eyre adapts very well into a manga. This particular re-telling is extremely accurate and true to the original story. We follow a woman named Jane throughout the majority of her adolescence into her adult life. Jane's story is initially an unfortunate one, she is being raised by an aunt who despises her and is qui...
  • Kayla
    I got sent this book in exchange for a honest review, all my opinions are my own and thank you so much to the publishers for sending me this book!This book was such a great manga following a great classical litreature story, the pictures were once again beautiful and enchanting.
  • Kelli Santistevan
    I received this Manga from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I haven’t read the original story but I liked reading the story in this format. I think it makes it more interesting.
  • Ije the Devourer of Books
    I think Manga Classics are a brilliant way of getting both children and adults to engage with classic literature. I really enjoyed this portrayal of Jane Eyre. First of all the manga is excellent and the book is read from right to left in the same way as traditional manga. Then there is the way the manga stays true the actual story, so that the reader is actually experiencing the main thrust of the actual text.The manga conveys through pictures t...
  • Nicola Mansfield
    I fell in love with Jane Eyre as a child in the seventies watching Masterpiece Theatre. Then I read the book and the love was sealed. Since, I've read re-imaginings, retellings, the prequel and graphic adaptations. This is the first manga adaptation I've read and Jane Eyre really suits this style well. Even though Jane is plain in the book, she's quite attractive as a manga female and yet the author has kept her looks simpler than the other femal...
  • Cate (The Professional Fangirl)
    It doesn't matter what medium I consume this story, it always makes me cry.I love the character design and the adaptation. I enjoyed the reading experience of pairing two of my favorite things together: Jane Eyre and manga.
  • Wayne McCoy
    'Manga Classics: Jane Eyre' by Stacy King and Crystal S. Chan with art by SunNeko Lee is a really good adaptation of one of my favorite classic novels.Young Jane is raised by distant family who mistreat her and ship her off to school to be forgotten. Jane leads a rough existence, and loses her best friend to a sickness brought on by lack of food and heat in the school. When she comes of age, she takes a job as a governess and meets a mysterious s...
  • Kimber
    This is a trimmed down version of my review, to view the full review visit The Book Ramble.I received a copy of this book from Udon Entertainment on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I have never read Jane Eyre but I’ve seen a few movie adaptations of it so I knew the story fairly well. I thought it was well told and beautifully illustrated. I wouldn’t say this is my favourite Manga Classic because I didn’t feel that it really capt...
  • Regina
    Jane Eyre the Manga! A light take on the timeless classic, should I mention the one that is dearest to my heart? This particular manga from the Manga Classics uses a more traditional Japanese art manga-anime style, compared to Pride and Prejudice (see my review for this one: A variety of details is used towards characters, places and clutter background items. I did take a star down, as the story is a litt...