Hanada Shōnen Shi
|Hanada Shōnen Shi|
Cover of the first volume
|Genre||Black comedy-drama, slice of life story, supernatural|
|Written by||Makoto Isshiki|
|Original run||1993 – 1995|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Masayuki Kojima|
|Produced by||Hiroshi Yamashita
Masao Maruyama (film producer)
|Music by||Yoshihisa Hirano|
|Original run||October 1, 2002 – March 25, 2003|
|Directed by||Nobuo Mizuta|
|Written by||Sumio Ōmori|
|Music by||Taro Iwashiro|
Hanada Shōnen Shi (花田少年史?, lit. The Record of Boy Hanada) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Makoto Isshiki about a mischievous young boy, called Hanada Ichiro, who attains the ability to see and talk to the supernatural after an accident to the back of his head. It was serialized in Mr. Magazine from 1993 to 1995. Hanada Shōnen Shi received the 1995 Kodansha Manga Award for the general category.
The series was adapted into a 2006 live-action film subtitled Ghosts and a Tunnel of Secrets by Shochiku.
Hanada Ichiro is the troublemaker in a small village. After being hit by a truck and getting stitches in the back of his head, he gains the ability to see ghosts, all of whom want him to fulfill their unfinished business.
The manga was published in four tankōbon volumes by Kodansha between October 1991 and July 1995. It was re-released in four tankōbon volumes between March and August 1995, then was republished again as four tankōbon volumes all on April, 2006.
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The manga was adapted into a live-action film. The film was directed by Nobuo Mizuta and created by Shochiku. The film stars Kenta Suga as Ichiro Hanada. The remaining cast are: Ryoko Shinohara, Masahiko Nishimura, and Kazuki Kitamura.
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