Edit Manga Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Crayon Shin-chan

Crayon Shin-chan

Alternative Titles

English: Crayon Shinchan
Japanese: クレヨンしんちゃん

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 50
Chapters: 1126
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 1990 to Mar 2010
Authors: Usui, Yoshito (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Action

Statistics

Score: 7.981 (scored by 1057 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #9442
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3125
Members: 2,135
Favorites: 177
7.98
Ranked #944Popularity #3125Members 2,135
Add to List
Volumes: /50
Chapters: /1126

Synopsis

Shinnosuke Nohara might look like an innocent little kid, but anyone whose dealt with kids know they're anything but innocent. Relentlessly sassing the adults around him, pulling perverted pranks, and driving people to tears with embarrassment, Crayon Shinchan's the "kindergartner from hell," a five-year-old boy whose bodily functions, offensive comments, and outrageous behavior consistently annoy everyone around him. A national phenomenon in Japan, this shocking and hilarious comic celebrates the terrible power of destruction and indecency wielded by toddlers everywhere!

(Source: Jmanga)

Background

Initially serialized in Weekly Manga Action until transferring to 4-koma manga magazine, Manga Town, in 2000.

The author Yoshito Usui was reported missing after leaving for a hiking trip on September 11, 2009, and later his body was found by a climber at Mt. Arafune on September 19th. Publication of Crayon Shin-chan was expected to end in November of 2009, but was extended to the March 2010 issue, due to found new manuscripts.

Several different publishers have released Crayon Shin-chan in English over the years. It was first introduced to an English-speaking readership in the educational publication Mangajin, wherein it ran occasionally from February 1993 to September 1997, for a total of 9 issues. Later, it was published in book format, first by ComicsOne who released the first volume on October 1, 2002. This version included many changes from the original, such as name changes, censorship, and pop-culture references, as well as flipping the orientation to a left-to-right format. DC Comics' manga division CMX published 11 volumes in its uncensored and un-flipped format from February 1, 2008 to May 4, 2010, although many name changes and cultural references remained altered. One Peace Books released four volumes in a 3-in-1 omnibus format from October 5, 2012 to November 15, 2013. Only the first 12 volumes of Crayon Shin-chan have been released in English.

Related Manga


Characters

Nohara, Shinnosuke
Nohara, Shinnosuke
Main
Nohara, Misae
Nohara, Misae
Main
Nohara, Hiroshi
Nohara, Hiroshi
Main
Nohara, Himawari
Nohara, Himawari
Main
Gou, Goutarou
Gou, Goutarou
Supporting
Kazama, Tooru
Kazama, Tooru
Supporting
Shiro
Shiro
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

No reviews have been submitted for this title. Be the first to make a review here!

Recommendations


Recent News

Spin-off Anime and Manga of Crayon Shin-chan Announced

According to ManTan Web, a spin off anime and manga series of Crayon Shin-chan was announced to start this November. The title is "Crayon Shin-chan SHIN-MEN&quo...read more

New Author To Succeed to Crayon Shin-chan Manga

According to Nikkan Sports, the serialization of manga Crayon Shin-chan will be resumed next summer. Futabasha will assign the series to a new author. The 18th movie...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

it just me, or crayon shinchan last volume (48) is kinda weird
zefiriss - Sep 27, 2009
2 replies by Impala »»
Aug 13, 2015 3:47 PM
R.I.P Yoshito Usui-sensei
chibi-kona-chan - May 17, 2011
3 replies by Hyuse »»
Jul 7, 2015 12:50 AM

Recent Featured Articles

Top 15 Epic Anime Families: Family will Always Have Your Back

Top 15 Epic Anime Families: Family will Always Have Your Back

Now is the time of year when family members from both near and far gather to reconnect. This goes for anime family members as well. Check out this list of 15 of the most memorable anime families out there, who have gathered just in time for the holidays! Just remember, every anime is different...