Moon Child (manga)

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Moon Child (manga)
(Tsuki no Ko)
Written byReiko Shimizu
Published byHakusensha
English publisher
Original runFebruary 1989April 1993
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Moon Child (月の子, Tsuki no Ko) is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Reiko Shimizu. It was serialized in Hakusensha's magazine, LaLa. It is licensed in North America by CMX Manga.[1] The manga has been adapted into a theatrical interpretation of itself by Studio Life.[2]

The story involves a prophecy about the offspring of an alien and a human, who might either save or destroy the world. The manga plays with issues of gender and mystery. It falls into the genres of both shōjo and science fiction.


Moon Child is written and illustrated by Reiko Shimizu. Hakusensha released the manga's 13 bound volumes between February 1989 and April 1993.[3][4] CMX Manga released the manga's 13 tankōbon volumes in English between December 1, 2005 and June 9, 2009.[5][6]


  1. ^ "CMX Manga Licenses". Anime News Network. 2005-07-15. Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  2. ^ "Article on Theatre Troup's adaptations of Manga". Anime News Network. 2002-02-09. Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  3. ^ "月の子 Moon Child (第1巻) (花とゆめComics)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  4. ^ "月の子 Moon Child (第13巻) (花とゆめComics)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  5. ^ "Moon Child: Volume 1". Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  6. ^ "Moon Child Vol. 13". Retrieved 2014-01-04.

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