Tennen Shōjo Man

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Tennen Shōjo Man
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Based on a manga
by Tetsuya Koshiba
Written by Itaru Era[1]
Directed by Takashi Miike
Composer(s) Koji Endo[1]
Producer(s) Nobuaki Muroka[1]
  • Yasushi Shimamura
  • Keiko Takagi[1]
Original network WOWOW[1]
Original release February 22, 1999 (1999-02-22)

Tennen Shōjo Man (天然少女萬; lit. Natural girl Mann[2]) is a Japanese television series directed by Takashi Miike. The show is an adaptation of a manga series by Tetsuya Koshiba about a schoolgirl with power fighting abilities.[2]



Background and production[edit]

Tennen Shōjo Man was director Takashi Miike's first television production since 1992's Last Run.[2] The series is not episodic, but works as self-contained three and a half hour long film.[2] The show is set in Tokyo.[2]


Tennen Shōjo Man was first shown in Japan on February 22, 1999.[1] The show has been released on VHS and DVD by Pony Canyon in Japan.[1]


# Title[1]
1 "Spain Zaka Gekito"  
2 "Koen-dori Gyakushu Hen"  
3 "Shibuya Kessen Hen"  


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Mes 2006, p. 388.
  2. ^ a b c d e Mes 2006, p. 149.


  • Mes, Tom (2006). Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike. FAB Press. ISBN 1903254418. 

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