Wolf Guy

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Wolf Guy
ウルフガイ
(Urufu Gai)
Manga
Written by Kazumasa Hirai
Illustrated by Hisashi Sakaguchi
Published by Bunkasha
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Shuukan Bokura Magazine
Original run 19701971
Volumes 11
Live-action film
Ōkami no Monshō
Directed by Shōji Matsumoto
Written by Jun Fukuda
Music by Riichiro Manabe
Released 1973
Original video animation
Directed by Naoyuki Yoshinaga
Music by Kenji Kawai
Studio J.C.Staff
Released December 17, 1992June 21, 1993
Episodes 6
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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.

Plot[edit]

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.)

Characters[edit]

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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