|Written by||Yusaku Hanakuma|
|Directed by||Sakichi Sato|
|Written by||Sakichi Sato|
|Music by||Hiroshi Futami|
|Released||December 10,2005 (Japan)|
Tokyo Zombie (Japanese:東京ゾンビ,Hepburn:TōkyōZonbi) is a manga written in 1999 by Yusaku Hanakuma. It was subsequently made into a 2005 Japanese film written and directed by Sakichi Sato. The films stars Tadanobu Asano,Show Aikawa,and Erika Okuda. The movie was released in North America,UK and later Australia and New Zealand in 2009.
Fujio and Mitsuo are two full-time slackers who work in a fire extinguisher factory. The two spend their lunch hours training to fulfill their dreams of being jujitsu champions. One day,they murder their boss and dump his body on a Tokyo toxic waste dump known as "Black Fuji". Things suddenly become worse when an army of the undead rises from the waste dump and begin to attack the living. In order to survive,they will have to employ their limited jujitsu skills,to either help or escape Tokyo.
In a list of "10 Great Zombie Manga",Anime News Network's Jason Thompson placed Tokyo Zombie in ninth place,calling it "good,cheesy,ultraviolent entertainment".
Yukito Kishiro is a Japanese manga artist born in Tokyo in 1967 and raised in Chiba. As a teenager he was influenced by the mecha anime Armored Trooper Votoms and Mobile Suit Gundam,in particular the designs of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko,as well as the works of manga artist Rumiko Takahashi. He began his career at age 17,with his debut manga,Space Oddity,in the Weekly Shonen Sunday. He is best known for the cyberpunk series Battle Angel Alita.
Tokyo Babylon,also known as Tokyo Babylon:A Save Tokyo City Story,is a Japanese manga series created by mangaka group Clamp. The series follows Subaru Sumeragi,the head of the Sumeragi clan,and his sister Hokuto,as they work to protect Tokyo from a myriad of supernatural perils while living with a man named Seishiro Sakurazuka. Shinshokan serialized it in South and Wingsshōjo manga magazines from 1990 to 1993,and it was collected in seven tankōbon volumes. Tokyopop first distributed the English-language version of the manga;this is now handled by Dark Horse Comics.
Hirofumi Arai is a third-generation Zainichi Korean former actor.
Akiko Higashimura is a Japanese manga artist from Kushima in Miyazaki Prefecture. She debuted in the now-defunct manga magazine Bouquet Deluxe in 1999 with Fruits Kōmori (フルーツコウモリ) and later gained notoriety for her manga Kisekae Yuka-chan,which debuted in Cookie magazine in 2001. Higashimura was nominated for the Manga Taishōin 2008 for Himawari:Kenichi Legend,in 2009 for Mama wa Tenparist,in 2010 for Princess Jellyfish,in 2011 for Omo ni Naitemasu,and in 2016 and 2017 for Tokyo Tarareba Girls. In 2010,she won the 34th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shōjo Manga for Princess Jellyfish. In 2015,she won both the 8th Manga Taishōand the Grand Prize at the 19th Japan Media Arts Festival for Blank Canvas:My So-Called Artist's Journey. In 2019,she won the Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia for Tokyo Tarareba Girls. Higashimura's younger brother,Takuma Morishige,is the author of the manga My Neighbor Seki.
Big Comic is a semimonthly seinen manga magazine published since 28 February 1968 by Shogakukan in Japan. It was originally launched as a monthly magazine,but switched to twice monthly on the 10th and 25th beginning in April 1968. It is paired with sister magazine Big Comic Original,going on sale in the weeks Big Comic Original does not. Circulation in 2008 was reported at slightly over a half-million copies. but by mid-2015 had declined to 315,000,as part of an industry-wide trend in manga magazine sales.
Tokyo Daigaku Monogatari is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuya Egawa. In the story,high schooler Naoki Murakami asks Haruka Mizuno to date him. They date while both worry about their upcoming university entrance examinations.
Kiss is a monthly Japanese josei manga magazine published by Kodansha,with a circulation reported at 81,870 in 2015. The magazine is headquartered in Tokyo.
Tokyo Juliet is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Miyuki Kitagawa. It was serialized in Shōjo Comic.
Inio Asano is a Japanese manga artist. Asano created the acclaimed manga Solanin,which was released as a feature film in Japan in April 2010,starring Aoi Miyazaki. He is also famous for the series Goodnight Punpun.
I Am a Hero is a Japanese zombie manga series written and illustrated by Kengo Hanazawa. It was serialized in Shogakukan's seinen manga magazine Big Comic Spirits from April 2009 to February 2017,with its chapters compiled in twenty-two tankōbon volumes. In North America the manga has been licensed for English language release by Dark Horse Comics.
Tokyo ESP is a Japanese manga series by Hajime Segawa. It began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten's Shōnen Ace magazine on February 26,2010,and finished on July 26,2016. It follows a high school girl named Rinka Urushiba who lives with her father in poor conditions. This leads her to work part-time as a waitress. Her life changes when she gains the ability to use extrasensory perception (ESP). An anime television series adaptation aired from July to September 2014.
Life Is Dead (ライフ・イズ・デッド) is a Japanese manga series by Tomohiro Koizumi. It was adapted into a live action film in 2012.
Tokyo Ravens is a Japanese light novel series written by Kōhei Azano and illustrated by Sumihei. It was adapted into a manga series in 2010. It received an anime series on October 9,2013 and ended on March 26,2014. Funimation simulcasted the series on their website.
Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. It was serialized in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014,and was collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes. A prequel,titled Tokyo Ghoul [Jack],ran online on Jump Live in 2013 and was collected in a single tankōbon volume. A sequel,titled Tokyo Ghoul:re,was serialized in Weekly Young Jump between October 2014 and July 2018,and was collected in sixteen tankōbon volumes.
The Laughing Salesman is a Japanese manga series created by Fujiko Fujio. The manga began as a one-shot series serialized in Shogakukan's Big Comic magazine on 1968,later becoming a full-fledged series published by Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha's Manga Sunday magazine from 1969 to 1971. The manga tells the story of a salesman named Moguro Fukuzou,whose job is to help people fill gaps in their soul. In reality,he often ruins the lives of his clients if they do not follow his strict instructions or if they betray his trust.
Kamisama Minarai:Himitsu no Cocotama is a Japanese anime television series animated by OLM,Inc.,based on both the series of toys and Media Franchise created by Bandai Namco Holdings. The series focuses on Kokoro Yotsuba,a fifth grader who accidentally witness a small god born from her treasured color pencil set,and must be bound through a contract in order to keep his existence a secret. The series was directed by Norio Nitta and written by Michihiro Tsuchiya with character designs by Shinobu Ookawa. The series aired on all TXN stations in Japan from October 2015 to June 2018,replacing Tamagotchi! on its initial timeslot. The series uses a few elements from Shinto Animism,regarding the Cocotamas.
Tokyo Tarareba Girls is a Japanese josei manga series written and illustrated by Akiko Higashimura. It was serialized in Kodansha's Kiss magazine from March 2014 to April 2017 and later collected in nine bound volumes. It is licensed for an English-language release by Kodansha USA. The manga won the Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia in 2019.
Screw Style is a one-shot gekiga written and illustrated by essayist and mangaka Yoshiharu Tsuge. Screw Style follows of the story of an unnamed boy who goes around several places in war-torn Japan in order to find a doctor who can fix his pierced artery.
The second season of the Tokyo Ghoul anime series,titled Tokyo Ghoul √A,is a direct sequel to the first season of the anime,picking up right where the final episode left off. The series is produced by Pierrot,and directed by Shuhei Morita. The anime aired from January 9,2015 to March 27,2015 on Tokyo MX,TVO,TVA,TVQ,MRO,BS Dlife and CS AT-X.
Tokyo Revengers is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ken Wakui. It has been serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine since March 2017. An anime television series adaptation by Liden Films aired from April to September 2021. A second season is set to premiere in January 2023. A live-action film adaptation was released in Japan in July 2021.