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You must only upload images which you have created yourself or that you are expressly authorised or licensed to upload. City Hunter spawned a media franchise consisting of numerous adaptations and spin-offs.
The franchise includes four anime television series, three anime television specials , two original video animations , several animated feature films including an upcoming film scheduled to premiere in February , video games, several live-action films including a Hong Kong film starring Jackie Chan , an upcoming French film , and an upcoming Chinese film , and a live-action Korean TV drama.
It also had a spin-off manga, Angel Heart , which in turn spawned its own anime television series and live-action Japanese TV drama.
The series follows the exploits of Ryo Saeba, a "sweeper" who is always found chasing beautiful girls and a private detective who works to rid Tokyo of crime, along with his associate or partner, Hideyuki Makimura.
Their "City Hunter" business is an underground jack-of-all-trades operation, contacted by writing the letters "XYZ" on a blackboard at Shinjuku Station.
However, Kaori is very susceptible and jealous, often hitting Ryo with a giant hammer when he does something perverted. The story also follows the behind-the-scenes romance between Ryo and Kaori and the way they cooperate throughout each mission.
Each story is centred on a different female character or "heroine". Takehiko Inoue was an assistant on the series. Attempts were made to license the series for the American comic market during the s; however, Hojo insisted the manga should be released in the right-to-left format.
In Coamix created an American subsidiary, Gutsoon! City Hunter was a flagship title in their Raijin Comics Anthology.
Raijin switched from a weekly format to a monthly format before being cancelled after 46 issues. The series is currently available to read in Japanese as an iPhone application by Rainbow Apps.
In , Hojo started a follow-up series titled Angel Heart. The series was adapted into an anime series produced by Sunrise , directed by Kanetsugu Kodama and broadcast by Yomiuri Television.
The set contained all four series, the TV specials and animated movies as well as an art book and figures of Ryo and Kaori.
The aim of this label was to provide cheaper subtitled-only VHS releases at a faster pace than usual. The tapes could be ordered individually or as a subscription service.
The first series was released as two boxsets of 5 discs on July 29, For the 30th anniversary of the original manga, buyers of all 12 volumes of City Hunter XYZ edition were entitled receive a "motion graphic anime" DVD.
Bay City Wars was released on August 25, Million Dollar Conspiracy was released on August 25, A new theatrical movie produced by Aniplex that is set in present-day Shinjuku titled City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes is scheduled to premiere in Japan on February 8, , with Sunrise and Kenji Kodama returning to animate and direct the film, respectively.
Three television movies were produced. Secret Service was broadcast on January 5, In , a live-action Hong Kong theatrical adaptation of the series was released.
A separate French action-comedy film based on the manga and accompanying anime series has also been announced, titled Nicky Larson et le Parfum de Cupidon lit.
The French adaptation will have Philippe Lacheau as director as well as the star, playing the title character Nicky Larson as Ryo Saeba is known in the French dubs of the anime series.
A new Chinese film based on City Hunter is also in development. Ryo would later appear as a playable character in the upcoming fighting game Jump Force.
The Complete Guide , Jason Thompson described the manga stories as "well told and entertaining". Chavez describes the series as "funny, sexy, action packed and at times just plain whacked" and praises the mix of action and comedy.
The characters Ryo and Kaori proved popular with fans. The Motion Picture has been praised for the quality of its English dub but criticised for changing the characters names.
The first anime opening theme, "Get Wild" by TM Network , and a later remix, sold a combined , singles in Japan.
It was the biggest selling charity item of the year for the service. In , the characters of Ryo, Kaori and Umibozu appeared in a video for the virtual musician Mana.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the manga series. For the Hong Kong film, see City Hunter film.
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