Takahashi Rumiko manga

1980

1980



Urusei Yatsura

Urusei Yatsura

What would you do if a tiger skin bikini-clad alien followed you to school every day? Poor Ataru's life has never returned to normal since volatile extraterrestrial princess Lum fell for him. Now an excruciatingly wealthy and genteel rival, Mendo, adds to Ataru's torment. Not to mention an unending stream of extraordinary classroom visitors and educational materials including incompetent cherry blossom spirits, a legendary nightmare-eating tapir, and a fourth-dimensional camera that breeches alternate realities.

Unmei no Tori

Unmei no Tori

The story is about a man who can see birds around unfortunate people.


Senmu no Inu

Senmu no Inu

A collection of six short stories.

Rumic World

Rumic World

From Viz: Classic short stories by the world's most popular female manga artist! Before there was Ranma1/2 and Maison Ikkkoku, even before there was Lum Urusei Yatsura, there was Rumic World! Takahashi's first two comics ever, one of which won her Shogakukan Publishing's Best New Comic Artist Award.
Genre: Comedy

Rumic Theater

Rumic Theater

From Viz: This sophisticated collection of tales, ranging from the macabre to heartwarming to wacky, will please any Takahashi fan, as well as introduce the uninitiated to the broad range of the manga master's work! The trials and tribulations of daily life are infused with Takahashi's unique brand of magical realism!
Genre: Comedy

Revenge Doll

Revenge Doll

A bitter, washed up manga artist receives a mysterious gift from a fan... A one-shot by Takahashi Rumiko to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Japanese semimonthly seinen anthology, Big Comic.

Ranma 1/2

Ranma 1/2

[From Viz]: Being a teenage martial artist isn't easy, especially for Ranma Saotome, who went through a major transformation on a training mission with his father. After an accidental dunk into a legendary cursed spring in China, Ranma now changes into a girl every time he's splashed with cold water. That would be enough to complicate anyone's life, even without the arranged fiancée who doesn't like him (or says she doesn't) and the constant stream of rivals and suitors for both his male and female forms. What's a half-guy, half-girl to do?

P no Higeki

P no Higeki

Genre: Comedy, Seinen

One Pound Gospel

One Pound Gospel

Taken from VIZ: Kosaku Hatanaka is the first pro boxer ever produced by Mukaida's Gym. He's also the bane of his coach's existence. Although he's constantly waging war against his appetite, Kosaku never met a meal he didn't like! Naturally, this plays havoc with his weight class. Junior bantamweight, bantamweight, junior featherweight... every time he moves up a class, his coach's hopes plummet. Isn't gluttony a sin? Sister Angela is a young novice nun who's dedicated, passionate, and convinced that we should give peace a chance. Although she refuses to acknowledge it, it's obvious that Kosaku comes to St. Mary's for more than confession! He comes to see the smile of the beautiful sister, of course! Can her faith redeem the gluttonous appetite of the tempted lamb astride the scale?

Ningyo No Mori

Ningyo No Mori

Legend has it that if a human eats a mermaid's flesh, they will be granted eternal life. But is that a blessing or a curse? Immortal lovers Yuta and Mana travel through Japan and the centuries longing for a normal life. On their journey, they meet others who have consumed the flesh of a mermaid in hope of becoming immortal. But the powerful substance affects each person differently. Yuta and Mana are two of the lucky ones. Others are fated to die or transform into a savage monster, a "lost soul." Mermaid Saga contains three of Takahashi's uniquely macabre mermaid tales, A Mermaid Never Smiles, The Village of the Fighting Fish, and Mermaid Forest. Each revolves around Yuta, who wanders for hundreds of years, seeking a mermaid to cure him of his immortality.

My Sweet Sunday

My Sweet Sunday

Rumiko Takahashi's and Adachi Mitsuru's autobiographical short story regarding their memories and experiences before and after their entry to the manga world and their rise to fame


Mermaids Saga

Mermaids Saga

Legend has it that if a human eats a mermaid's flesh, they will be granted eternal life. But is that a blessing or a curse? Immortal lovers Yuta and Mana travel through Japan and the centuries longing for a normal life. On their journey, they meet others who have consumed the flesh of a mermaid in hope of becoming immortal. But the powerful substance affects each person differently. Yuta and Mana are two of the lucky ones. Others are fated to die or transform into a savage monster, a "lost soul." Mermaid Saga contains three of Takahashi's uniquely macabre mermaid tales, A Mermaid Never Smiles, The Village of the Fighting Fish, and Mermaid Forest. Each revolves around Yuta, who wanders for hundreds of years, seeking a mermaid to cure him of his immortality.
Genre: Romance, Horror

Maison Ikkoku

Maison Ikkoku

Travel into Japan's nuttiest apartment house and meet its volatile inhabitants: Kyoko, the beautiful and mysterious new apartment manager; Yusaku, the exam-addled college student; Mrs. Ichinose, the drunken gossip; Kentaro, her bratty son; Akemi, the boozy bar hostess; and the mooching and peeping Mr. Yotsuya.

Kyoukai no Rinne

Kyoukai no Rinne

Ever since a strange encounter when she was a child, Sakura Mamiya has had the power to see ghosts. Now in high school, she just wishes the ghosts would leave her alone! When her mysterious classmate Rinne Rokudo shows up, Sakura finds herself following him into the amazing world between life and death!

Kemo's 24 Hour's

Kemo's 24 Hour's

Genre: Seinen

InuYasha

InuYasha

Kagome is a modern Japanese high-school girl. Never the type to believe in myths and legends, her world view dramatically changes when, one day, she's pulled out of her own time and into another! There, in Japan's ancient past, Kagome discovers more than a few of those dusty old legends are true, and that her destiny is linked to one legendary creature in particular--the dog-like half-demon called Inuyasha! That same trick of fate also ties them both to the Shikon Jewel, or "Jewel of Four Souls." But demons beware...the smallest shard of the Shikon Jewel can give the user unimaginable power. Won the 47th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.