Kisshō Tennyo

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Kisshō Tennyo
Kisshō Tennyo.jpg
Cover of the first volume
Genre mystery/horror
Written by Akimi Yoshida
Published by Shogakukan
Demographic Shōjo
Magazine Betsucomi
Original run February 1983June 1984
Volumes 4
Live-action film
Directed by Ataru Oikawa
Written by Ataru Oikawa
Studio Blue Planet
Released 30 June 2007
Runtime 116 minutes
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Kisshō Tennyo (Japanese: 吉祥天女) is a Japanese shōjo manga written and illustrated by Akimi Yoshida. It was serialized by Shogakukan in Betsucomi between February 1983 and June 1984 and collected in four bound volumes.[1][2] Kisshō Tennyo received the 1984 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo manga.[3]


The main character, Sayoko Kanou, is implied to be a descendant (or possibly avatar) of the goddess Kisshō Tennyo.



On 30 June 2007, Blue Planet released Kisshō Tennyo live-action movie. It was directed by Ataru Oikawa.[4]

On December 21, 2007, Happinet Pictures released a DVD for the film version of Kisshō Tennyo.[5]


The individual chapters of the manga were collected in four tankōbon volumes released between October 1983 and October 1984. The series was re-released by Shogakukan in February 1995 in a two-volume kanzenban edition.[6][7]

Volume list[edit]

No.Release date ISBN
1 October 1983[1]ISBN 978-4-09-131301-0
2 March 1984[8]ISBN 978-4-09-131302-7
3 July 1984[9]ISBN 978-4-09-131303-4
4 October 1984[2]ISBN 978-4-09-131304-1


  1. ^ a b 吉祥天女 1 (1) (フラワーコミックス) (新書) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  2. ^ a b 吉祥天女 4 (4) (フラワーコミックス) (新書) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  3. ^ 小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  4. ^ "Kisshô Tennyo". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  5. ^ "Kissho Tennyo Special Edition". Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  6. ^ 吉祥天女 (1) (小学館文庫) (文庫) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  7. ^ 吉祥天女 (2) (小学館文庫) (文庫) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  8. ^ 吉祥天女 2 (2) (フラワーコミックス) (新書) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  9. ^ 吉祥天女 3 (3) (フラワーコミックス) (新書) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-01-27.

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