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|Written by||Kazumasa Hirai|
|Illustrated by||Hisashi Sakaguchi|
|Magazine||Shuukan Bokura Magazine|
|Original run||1970 – 1971|
|Ōkami no Monshō|
|Directed by||Shōji Matsumoto|
|Written by||Jun Fukuda|
|Music by||Riichiro Manabe|
|Original video animation|
|Directed by||Naoyuki Yoshinaga|
|Music by||Kenji Kawai|
|Released||December 17, 1992 – June 21, 1993|
Wolf Guy (ウルフガイ Urufu Gai?) is a Japanese manga series of two volumes published in 1970 by Bunkasha. Originally written by Kazumasa Hirai and illustrated by Hisashi Sakaguchi (坂口尚), the series has been readapted with a more violent and mature setting in 2007 by Yoshiaki Tabata and Yuuki Yugo. This new adaptation, also known as Wolf Guy: Ōkami no Monshō, has been released as twelve volumes by Akita Shoten.
A live-action film adaptation, titled Ōkami no Monshō was released in 1973.
Akira Inugami is a new exchange student at Hakutoku Middle School, but there is another side of him that is secret and hidden. He is a werewolf.
The story begins with the Homeroom teacher Akiko Aoshika walking home drunk, suddenly trips and is saved by Akira Inugami who then proceeds to walk away. Ms. Aoshika sees that he is a student and pursues him only to be jumped by Inugami's old school rivals. The gang attacks Inugami without mercy and seems beat him to death and yet he keeps getting back up. They then hit him with a car and he appears dead, they began to ruffle through his pockets. Ms. Aoshika faints soon after witnessing it and then Inugami takes his true form, the form of a Werewolf and destroys the gang. When Ms. Aoshika awakes, she finds the gang dead around her and is escorted to her school by the police only to find that Inugami is her new exchange student.
(Note: This plot by Tabata and Yugo differs greatly from the original manga published by Kazumasa Hirai.)
- Akira Inugami
Is the main protagonist of the story. An exchange student enrolled where Akiko Aoshika works at. His parents were killed when he was young by hunters, mainly because of their werewolf lineage. He can transform into a werewolf in his own will. He is quite powerful during fullmoons and is weak only during the days of newmoons. He shows to be quite intelligent in matters that concerns him.
- Akiko Aoshika
Is the female protagonist in the story. She is a homeroom teacher who met Inugami prior to his introduction in her class. She was saved from being gang-raped at the first part of the manga by Akira Inugami, much to her surprise, Inugami is transferred to her classroom. She was a victim of rape when she was young, and was divorced with her husband.
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