Akagami no Shirayukihime is a shōjo manga series written by Akizuki Sorata. The series premiered in the September 2006 issue of LaLa DX magazine and is still on-going. In November 2011, the Lala Corporation moved the series into their main magazine, LaLa due to its popularity and all releases since have been in this magazine.
It is not yet been officially licensed, published and sold in English. It has however been licensed internationally in French, Taiwanese, & Chinese.
Although her name means "snow white", Shirayuki is a cheerful, red-haired girl living in the country of Tanbarun. She works diligently as a pharmacist at her herbal shop. Her life changes drastically when she is noticed by the entitled prince of Tanbarun, Prince Raji, because of her rare red hair. He tries to force her to become his concubine.
Unwilling to give up her freedom, Shirayuki cuts her long red hair, leaving it as souvenir for the prince, and escapes into the forest of the neighboring country of Clarines. After being found by the Raji, she is rescued by Zen Wistaria, the second prince of a Clarines, and his two aides. Hoping to repay her debt to the trio someday, Shirayuki sets her sights on pursuing a career as a royal court pharmacist in Zen's country.
Akagami no Shirayuki-hime depicts Shirayuki's journey toward a new life at the royal palace of Clarines, as well as Zen's endeavor to become a prince worthy of his title. As loyal friendships are forged and deadly enemies formed, Shirayuki and Zen slowly learn to support each other as they walk their own paths.
As of January 2016 there are 15 Volumes in Japan.
For the whole list of the volumes please see Volumes.
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