Golden Realms黄金の国

Inheriting the Panay Sugidanunスギダヌン叙事詩

The Golden Realms consist of stories regarding two heroes, a man of steel and a man of gold. It depicts their adventures, battles, and prowess within the many-layered kalibutan, or world. These ancient stories found their way into the modern age.



Read by Chapter各章を読む

Chapter 1第1章

The Encounters of Labaw Dunggonラバウ・ドゥングンとの出会い

Dalie stumbles upon the story of Labaw Dunggon while browsing the internet. This chapter depicts Labaw Dunggon’s struggle with the giant woman (muwa) Amburukay and the sky-dweller Pahagunong who was eyeing for Matan-ayon, Labaw’s wife.


The cover for chapter 2 of Golden Realms
Chapter 2第2章

The Enchanted魔法

At a family reunion, a group of cousins dare each other to go inside a cave while recounting their grandmother’s story about Nagmalitong Yawa, a heroine who saved Humadapnon from the enchanted Tarangban cavern.


Chapter 3第3章

Humadapnon’s Journeyフマダプヌンの旅

After chewing on a betel nut, teenager Precy falls into a golden realm that bears a striking resemblance to her grandmother’s stories. She meets Humadapnon who was searching for his wife, Nagmalitong Yawa. Humadapnon battles a giant seven-headed snake, and even his other self, but will he win back the heart of his wife?


About the Projectプロジェクトについて

Golden Realms is a manga adaptation of sections of the Sugidanun by Iloilo artists, in both English and Japanese languages.


Members of Panay Bukidnun with Dr. Alicia Magos

About the Teamプロジェクトチーム

Meet the artists, organizers, and collaborators behind the project.