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Zetman's Katsura Draws Tiger & Bunny 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2011-07-13 13:00 EDT

This year's 33rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine is announcing on Thursday that Masakazu Katsura is drawing a special one-shot manga based on the Tiger & Bunny superhero anime. The anime's series script editor Masafumi Nishida wrote the original manga episode for Young Jump's combined 36/37th issue, which will ship on August 4. Katsura is the original character designer of Tiger & Bunny, and he is also the creator of such manga as DNA², I''s, Video Girl Ai, and Zetman.

Sunrise's Tiger & Bunny anime centers around heroes for hire — super powered beings known as NEXT who wear sponsor logos while fighting crime on live television. Keiichi Satou (Karas director, The Big O character/mechanical designer) is helming the project, and Yoshihiro Ike (Blood: The Last Vampire, Karas, Dead Leaves) is composing the music.

Viz Media is streaming the anime outside Japan as it airs.

[Via 0taku.com]

Image © Sunrise/T&B Partners, MBS


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