After a long wait of almost twenty years since an OVA series back in the early 90’s, Ushio and Tora finally gets its long overdue TV anime adaptation, a few renowned mangaka have taken to twitter to celebrate by posting their own take on Ushio and Tora.
Hiroshi Fukuda (Mushibugyo)
Nobuyuki Anzai (Flame of Recca)
Yuuki Kodama (Blood Lad)
Akira Sugito (Boku Girl)
Takanori Kanno (Crimsons, Shinkaijuu)
Komata Mikami (Yuyushiki)
Satoshi Mizukami (Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer)
Gaku Miyou (Aoba Jitenshaten)
Saki Nonoyama (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – Otoko Doahou! Hen)
Tsubasa Fukuchi (Law of Ueki)
Tatsuya Kaneda (Shounen Samurai Ragazzi)
Ashibi Fukui (Makoto no Ouja)
Souichirou Yamamoto (Fudatsuki no Kyoko-chan)
Minoru Toyoda (Love Roma)
Deko-sen Takuji (Meteor-san Strike desu!)
It wasn’t just famous mangakas paying tribute to Kazuhiro Fujita’s legendary manga series. Several fans, including doujinshi illustrators, have also joined in with their own interpretative art pieces in commemoration.
Kazuhiro Fujita created manga Ushio to Tora in 1990 and the series ran till 1996. It received a 10-episode OVA released between 1992 and 1993, however, despite its huge popularity, no TV anime adaptation was ever made until now.