Fist of the Blue Sky Manga Gets New Anime Series Adaptation.

Fist of the Blue Sky Manga Gets New Anime Series Adaptation.

The December issue of Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Zenon magazine announced on their cover that Souten no Ken (Fist of the Blue Sky) manga will be getting a new anime television series adaptation.

Buronson, Nobuhiko Horie, and Tetsuo Hara's Fist of the Blue Sky is a prequel to the popular 1980s manga Fist of the North Star, written by Buronson and originally illustrated Hara. It was serialized in Weekly Comic Bunch from 2001 to 2010. The prequel inspired a 26-episode television anime adaptation which aired from 2006 to 2007.

It is just before WWII, Kasumi Kenshiro hides as a quiet, absent-minded professor teaching literature at a small women's college in Tokyo. Once the 62nd Grand Master of Hokuto Shinken, "God Fist of the North Star," and known has Yan Wang, or "the King of Death," who preserved the peace in the "City of Devils." A fighter of thugs and drug dealers, Kasumi seeks anonymity and a quiet life until the death of his lover, and former brothers, forces him to return to Shanghai to fulfill his destiny and avenge the deaths of his associates.

Comic Zenon magazine December issue will also launch franchise latest manga series "Souten no Ken Re: Genesis."

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