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Hideo Yamamoto’s Hikari-Man Manga Returns After Two-Year Hiatus

Hideo Yamamoto’s Hikari-Man Manga Returns After Two-Year HiatusHikari-Man, the manga by Ichi the Killer creator Hideo Yamamoto, is back in publication after a two-year hiatus.

The first chapter of the manga in two years is out in issue 26 of Big Comic Spirits, which went on sale May 28.

The manga, which debuted in 2015, follows high school student Hikari Shiroichi, who becomes a superhero called Hikari-Man when his body gets supercharged by static electricity.

So far, there are two collected volumes of the manga available.

Aside from Ichi the Killer, which was adapted into a cult favorite film by director Takashi Miike, Yamamoto is also known for manga like Homunculus and Okama Report.

Source: Comic Natalie

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Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.