Mitsuru Adachi

Mitsuru Adachi
Born 安達 充
(1951-02-09) February 9, 1951 (age 66)
Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture

assistant to Shinji Nagashima

assistant to Isami Ishii
Known forManga
Notable work Touch
Cross Game
Awards Shogakukan Manga Award (1982, 2008)


Mitsuru Adachi (あ

Brief history

Ahead of 1969, Adachi began submitting functions towards the manga publication COM. In 1969, he adopted his old brother's business lead and relocated to Tokyo to begin with are an associate to manga designer Isami Ishii The next year, he produced his professional debut with Kieta Bakuon. He continuing publishing various brief tales and shorter series through the entire 1970s predicated on functions produced by others, the renowned being his version of Rainbowman from 1972 to 1973. In 1978, he released his first initial series, Nine, in Regular Shōnen Weekend. He released two other initial series, Hiatari Ryōkō! from 1979 to 1981 in Regular Shōjo Comic, and Miyuki from 1980-1984 in Shōnen Big Comic.Adachi became children name using the publication of his series Contact from 1981 to 1986 in Regular Shōnen Weekend. In 1982, Hiatari Ryōkō! was modified right into a live actions TV episode series. The next 12 months, 1983, was a big 12 months for Adachi. He received the 28th Annual Shogakukan Manga Honor for shōnen/shōjo manga his two series Contact and Miyuki. His Miyuki series was modified into both an anime tv series and a live-action film, and Nine was modified into three movies, with another pursuing in 1984.Contact was adapted into an anime tv series in 1985, as well as the series ran for just two years on Fuji Television. Adachi's passionate shōjo manga series, Decrease Stage was serialized in Ciao from 1986 to 1991, and another passionate comedy series, Tough, appeared in Regular Shōnen Weekend from 1987 to 1989. Adachi after that released Niji Iro Tōgarashi, a dream medieval romantic humor manga series, from 1990 to 1992 in Regular Shōnen Sunday.Jinbē, an enchanting comedy about the partnership between a stepfather and stepdaughter, was serialized in Big Comic Initial from 1992 to 1997. Adachi's longest manga series, H2 was serialized in Regular Shōnen Weekend from 1992 to 1999 and put together in 34 quantities. This manga was modified into an anime tv series which shown on Television Asahi from 1995 to 1996.From 2000 to 2001, Adachi published a dream intimate comedy series in Weekly Shōnen Weekend titled Itsumo Misora. His following much longer series was the boxing passionate comedy, Katsu!, released from 2001 to 2005 in Regular Shōnen Weekend. In 2005, H2 was modified right into a live actions drama series shown on TBS in Japan, and Contact was adapted right into a live actions film released by Toho. He also started his manga series Combination Video game, serialized in Regular Shōnen Sunday. The next year, Tough was adapted right into a live actions film, also released by Toho.Because of achieving total manga product sales numbering more than 200 million amounts, Weekly Shōnen Weekend devoted concern 26 in 2008 to Adachi and his functions. In '09 2009, Adachi earned the 54th Annual Shogakukan Manga Prize for shōnen manga for Combination Game, that was modified into an anime tv series which started airing on Television Tokyo in Apr 2009.Adachi began Q and A in the inaugural problem of Regular monthly Shōnen Weekend in June 2009. Asaoka SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Club Journal: Over Fence started in the Apr 27, 2011 problem of Regular Shōnen Sunday. IN-MAY 2012 he completed Q and A and started his brand-new series, Combine, a semi-sequel to Contact arranged 30 years later on, in the June 2012 problem of Month to month Shōnen Weekend. Adachi's works possess offered over 200 million copies.


In chronological order.

Short works

A lot of Adachi's brief works have already been collected in a nutshell Plan, an anthology series with 4 volumes. He in addition has had a couple of related brief tales serialized in Big Comic Primary and collected in a single quantity as Bōken Shōnen. These tales are about guys connecting (occasionally literally) using their youngsters. Ruthless Snare (無情の


AdaptationsThese series were predicated on works originally created by another author or artist. Years Name Final number of amounts Anthology Original originator Japanese publisher Oct 1972 - Oct 1973 Rainbowman 4 Television Mag Kōhan Kawauchi Shōgakukan 1975, problems 2-34 Fang Match (牙戦, Kibasen) Regular Shōnen Weekend Kai Takizawa Apr 1975 - March 1976 Hirahira-kun Vibrant Responsibility (ヒラヒラくん青春仁義, Hirahira-kun Seishun Jingi) Chūichi Training course Mamoru Sasaki 1976, problems 34-51 First Appreciate Kōshien (初恋甲子園, Hatsukoi Kōshien) Regular Shōjo Comic Jūzō Yamasaki 1976–1977 Hirahira-kun Seishun Ondo Mamoru Sasaki 1977, problems 15-46 Crybaby Kōshien (泣き虫甲子園, Nakimushi Kōshien) Regular Shōjo Comic Jūzō Yamasaki 1977–1978 Hirahira-kun Seishun Taiko Regular Shōjo Comic Mamoru Sasaki 1979, problems 8-19 Rise, Placing Sunlight!! (夕陽よ昇れ!!, Sekiyō yo Nobore!!) Regular Shōjo Comic Jūzō YamasakiSources: OriginalThey are original series created by Adachi. Years Name Final number of amounts Anthology Japanese publisher Oct 1978 - November 1980 Nine 5 Once a month Shōnen Weekend Zōkan Shōgakukan 1979–1980 Oira Hōkago Wakadaishō 2 Kodama Shuppan 1979 concern 2 - 1981 concern 15 Hiatari Ryōkō! 5 Shōjo Comic Shōgakukan 1980 concern 17 -1984 concern 18 Miyuki 12 Shōnen Big Comic 1981 concern 36 -1986 concern 50 Contact 26 Regular Shōnen Sunday Sept 1986 - March 1991 Gradual Stage 7 Ciao (mag) 1987 concern 17 - 1989 concern 40 Tough 12 Regular Shōnen Weekend 1990 concern 4/5 - 1992 concern 19 Niji Iro Tōgarashi 11 Regular Shōnen Weekend 20 June 1992 - 20 March 1997 Jinbē 1 Big Comic First 1992 concern 32 - 1999 concern 50 H2 34 Regular Shōnen Weekend 2000 concern 22/23 - 2001 concern 24 Itsumo Misora 5 Regular Shōnen Weekend 2001 concern 36/37 - 2005 concern Katsu! 16 Regular Shōnen Weekend 2005–2010 Cross Video game 17 Regular Shōnen Sunday Might 12, 2009 - March 12, 2012 Q and A 6 Once a month Shōnen Sunday Apr 27, 2011 – Present Asaoka SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Club Journal: Over Fence 0 Regular Shōnen Sunday Might 12, 2012 – present Combine 9+ Once a month Shōnen SundaySources:


Legendary Women Calendar (1992, Petit Comics)Sources:

Related people

Tsutomu Adachi Mitsuru's older sibling was a manga designer and an associate to Fujio Akatsuka. He passed away of stomach malignancy in 2004. Shinji Nagashima Adachi became a lover of Nagashima around age 10, and started tracing his functions. He became an associate to Nagashima for a short while after graduating from senior high school. Nevertheless, Nagashima suddenly relocated overseas, so then became an associate to Isami Ishii. In the 16 Oct 2005 problem of Big Comic, Adachi released a short function entitled The Runaway God that was meant like a memorialization of Nagashima. Rumiko Takahashi From the first 1980s, both Adachi and Takahashi had been popular writers in Regular Shōnen Sunday plus they formed an agreeable rivalry. He actually commented about how exactly he had too much to surpass with how well-known Takahashi was, specifically with it being truly a shōnen magazine. Many times a 12 months they would meet up with, to talk about their thoughts and suggestions with one another. By the end of Regular Shōnen Sunday concern 43 in 2006, the writers had been asked, "In the event that you could choose one penname to make use of which was unique of your own, which would you select?", and Takahashi replied, "Adachi Mitsuru." Kazuhiko Shimamoto Shimamoto and Adachi are shared fans of every others' works. The primary personality in his Blazing Transfer Pupil manga series, Noboru Takizawa, produced a visitor appearance in contact. Mr. Pogo Pogo and Adachi graduated in the same course and have discussed this in a variety of magazine interviews. The type Kōtarō Matsudaira from Contact can be modeled after Pogo.