Mogura no Uta

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Mogura no Uta
Mogura no Uta v1 cover.jpg
The cover of the first volume of Mogura no Uta
土竜の唄
(もぐらのうた)
GenreAction, crime[1]
Manga
Written byNoboru Takahashi
Published byShogakukan
DemographicSeinen
MagazineWeekly Young Sunday (2005-2008)
Big Comic Spirits
(2008-present)
Original run2005 – present
Volumes57
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Mogura no Uta (土竜の唄, lit. "Mole's Song") is a Japanese manga series written by Noboru Takahashi.

Reception[edit]

It won the award for best General manga at the 59th Shogakukan Manga Awards.[2] The manga has 6.5 million copies in print as of January 2016. [3]

Film adaptations[edit]

The manga was adapted into a live action film[1][4] titled The Mole Song – Undercover Agent Reiji and directed by Takashi Miike that was released in Japan on February 15, 2014.[5] Miike also directed a sequel, The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio, which was released in 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Crime Action Manga Mogura no Uta Gets Live-Action Film". Anime News Network. 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2013-01-16.
  2. ^ "Magi, Kano-Uso, Zekkyō Gakkyū Win Shogakukan Manga Awards". Anime News Network. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-01-08/takashi-miike-to-direct-sequel-to-live-action-mogura-no-uta-film/.97372
  4. ^ "Toma Ikuta to Star in Film of Crime Manga Mogura no Uta". Anime News Network. 2013-01-20. Retrieved 2013-01-22.
  5. ^ "Takeshi Miike Directs Sōta Fukushi in Live-Action Kami-sama no Iu Toori Film". Anime News Network. 2013-11-23. Retrieved 2013-12-05.

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