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Shōnen Sunday featuring B.B.
|Written by||Osamu Ishiwata|
|Magazine||Weekly Shōnen Sunday|
|Original run||1985 – 1991|
|Original video animation|
|Directed by||Osamu Dezaki|
|Released||April 25, 1990 – April 25, 1991|
B.B. (ビービー Bī Bī?) is a shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Ishiwata. The manga ran in the Shogakukan magazine Shōnen Sunday from 1985 issue 24 to 1991 issue 9. The title stands for "Burning Blood" and Ishiwata's subsequent serial LOVe was a continuation of this series. In 1989, B.B. won the Shogakukan Manga Award in the shōnen category.
One night after leaving a club where he was playing trumpet Ryō Takagi is jumped by a motorcycle gang. The scuffle spills out into the streets and causes a traffic accident. Because of this, Ryō is arrested and forced to do time. Upon his release, he has developed into a skilled boxer but trouble continues to find him.
- Ryo Takagi - Kazuhiko Inoue
- Jin Moriyama - Show Hayami
- Minoru "Sorry" Satou - Toshihiko Seki
- Koyuki Matsuhara - Noriko Hidaka
- Kouichi Wakabayashi - Hideyuki Hori
- Su-chan - Yūko Mizutani
- Makoto "Ottosei" Otobe - Tesshō Genda
- Gentarou Takagi - Masaru Ikeda
- Fox Fire Head - Akio Ōtsuka
It was adapted into a pachinko game by okamura under the title cr B.B. It was released on 1 April 2000.
- B.B. at Websunday.net (Japanese)
- B.B (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- B.B (anime) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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