Ranked #2083

Tuxedo Gin (Manga)

Tuxedo Gin

Alternative Titles

Japanese: タキシード銀


Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 136
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 19, 1997 to Jan 19, 2000
Authors: Matsuura, Tokihiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.691 (scored by 377 users)
Ranked: #20832
Popularity: #5987
Members: 887
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High school student Ginji Kusanagi is about to make his dreams come true. He's made his professional boxing debut and is ready to go on the first date with the girl of his dreams, Minako. However, the unthinkable has happened. Ginji is in an accident, and his spirit is seperated from his body, effectively killing him before his time. A (sort of) angel tells him that he can be reincarnated as an animal and return to his body after he's lived out its lifespan. He chooses to be reincarnated as a penguin, Minako's favorite animal. Now Ginji lives with Minako as Gin the penguin and just tries to make it along as a penguin while waiting to be returned to his body.

(Source: ANN)


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Jul 23, 2013
Tuxedo Gin is a slice of life, comedy, romance series. It fallows the traditional Japanese slice of life/comedy set up found in many classical manga titles such as Doraemon, Ranma 1/2, Sgt. Frog... Unlike these more popular series; however, Tuxedo Gin is one that never got much spotlight and it sadly remains out of most people's radar. With that said I am still a bit surprise to have the privilege of being the first to review this simple, enjoyable series for MAL.

Simple is probably the best word to describe this series. It starts off with one simple unique concept, then developes and extends as far read more
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Disney to make a Film adaption of Tuxedo Gin.

According to Deadline, an adaption of Tokihiko Matsuura's manga "Tuxedo Gin" has been announced. The co-writer of "Night at the Museum", Rob...read more

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Why Disney? WHY! (Disney making movie of this manga)
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