Ushijima the Loan Shark

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Ushijima the Loan Shark
Yamikin Ushijima Kun.jpg
Cover art from the first volume of Ushijima the Loan Shark
(Yamikin Ushijima-kun)
Written by Shohei Manabe
Published by Shogakukan
Imprint Seinen
Magazine Big Comic Spirits
Original run 2004 – present
Volumes 42
Television drama
Original network TBS
Original run October 12, 2010 December 14, 2010
Episodes 9
Live-action film
Directed by Masatoshi Yamaguchi
Released August 25, 2012 (2012-08-25)
Live-action film
Ushijima the Loan Shark 2
Directed by Masatoshi Yamaguchi
Released May 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)
Runtime 133 minutes
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Ushijima the Loan Shark (闇金ウシジマくん, Yamikin Ushijima-kun) is a Japanese manga series by Shohei Manabe. It won the 56th Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga.[1][2] It was adapted into a live action television drama series in 2010 and into a live action film in 2012.[3][4] A second live action film, Ushijima the Loan Shark 2, was released on May 16, 2014.[5][6]



  1. ^ 小学館漫画賞 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
  2. ^ "56th Shogakukan Manga Award Winners Announced (Updated)". Anime News Network. 2011-01-21. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
  3. ^ "Ushijima the Loan Shark Manga Gets Live-Action Show". Anime News Network. 2010-08-09. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
  4. ^ "Ushijima the Loan Shark Manga Gets Live-Action Film". Anime News Network. 2011-08-03. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
  5. ^ Kevin Ma (May 13, 2014). "Frozen tops Japan B.O. for tenth weekend". Film Business Asia. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "闇金ウシジマくん Part2 (2014)". (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved May 15, 2014.

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