News Dilbert with an attitude: Japan's new 'salaryman'
posted on 2000-10-17 00:22 EDT
Salaryman Kintaro is especially popular among real life Japanese salarymen, mostly in their 40s, because Kintaro is able to stand up for his beliefs in corporate Japan in a way that is not possible in the real world.
According to the article a second Kintaro film is on the way and the series does well in Hong Kong as well as Korea but no plans are yet underway for an American release.
For a better look at this Manga for adults unlike other "mature" stories, read CSM's article here: http://www.csmonitor.com/durable/2000/10/16/fp1s4-csm.shtml