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Otomo Katsuhiro's New Shonen Manga Series Revealed

by Snow
Mar 25, 2012 4:49 PM | 15 Comments
According to Comic Natalie, Otomo Katsuhiro has been preparing a long-term series of Shonen manga. He said it was a wild project since Akira was the only long series he had ever worked on. Otomo revealed that the story of the manga will take place in the Meiji period.

He also announced that he will direct an anime titled "Hinoyōjin". The production studio is Sunrise.

Source: Comic Natalie

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As long as he doesn't slip up like with Freedom I'll be looking forward to this, especially the new anime.

Mar 16, 2013 10:51 AM by Pullman

What Can I Say...

I've got a boner.

Mar 16, 2013 4:26 AM by Yorozu

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Mar 16, 2013 4:17 AM by jcomi

supermegasonic said:
havent watched anything relating this guy, though i think i may have watched a bit of akira. sunrise seems like a decent company. it might do well.
who watches "a bit" of akira? one of the best manga/anime films of all time - personally, i was sucked in for the duration of both - katsuhiro-san is a true genius!

Mar 26, 2012 11:46 PM by octal9

Takashi981 said:
I think I only watched Metropolis....when I was like 7.


...wat

Mar 25, 2012 11:41 PM by Juusan13

need more info so will be waiting

Mar 25, 2012 10:34 PM by Mr_Gutts

I've never read Akira. I've only watched the anime. But I thought it was pretty decent, so maybe now I'll get around to reading the manga. Either way, I'll keep an eye out for further developments of this.

Mar 25, 2012 10:08 PM by ycart59

Akira was fantastic and i really liked Spriggan too, i haven't seen steamboy but most people tell me all its really got going for it was its big budget animation. I personally think Otomo can deliver another great piece of work but only time will tell i guess.

Mar 25, 2012 7:49 PM by Borjoyzee

Roujin Z and Freedom were excellent, I think it's Steamboy that's his weakest work, if you ask me. Otomo's works tend to always be great, if not at least memorable. I have assured confidence that his new manga will be worth a read.

Mar 25, 2012 7:40 PM by Hias

I think I only watched Metropolis....when I was like 7.

Mar 25, 2012 7:05 PM by KinkyMegane

Kazeshini said:
I don't know about this.... a ongoing shounen series ehhh this will be his downfall


Yes, shounen does horribly. Nobody reads it.


As Higashi_no_Kaze said, I find his stuff kind of hit or miss, but what I do like I really like so...

we'll see.

Mar 25, 2012 5:35 PM by StreetFighter

Akira was decent, though the manga was way better.

Memories, Neo Tokyo, Metropolis and Steamboy were great, but Roujin Z, Freedom and Spriggan were below average to outright bad. His animes seem to be hit or miss and I've only read Akira from his mangas, which was very great.
There is definitely potential there for a good series, though I'm looking more forward to the anime than to the shounen manga.

Mar 25, 2012 5:22 PM by Pullman

I don't know about this.... a ongoing shounen series ehhh this will be his downfall

Mar 25, 2012 5:15 PM by Kazeshini

New Rurouni kenshin?

supermegasonic said:
havent watched anything relating this guy, though i think i may have watched a bit of akira. sunrise seems like a decent company. it might do well.


Same! Ive only watched a bit of Akira also.

Mar 25, 2012 5:08 PM by JustEasy

havent watched anything relating this guy, though i think i may have watched a bit of akira. sunrise seems like a decent company. it might do well.

Mar 25, 2012 4:57 PM by supermegasonic

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