Toriko

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Toriko
トリコ
GenreAdventure, comedy, fantasy[1]
Manga
Written byMitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Published byShueisha
English publisher
DemographicShōnen
ImprintJump Comics
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Jump
English magazine
Original runMay 19, 2008November 21, 2016
Volumes43 (List of volumes)
Anime movie
Directed byMitsuru Obunai
Written byMasaki Hiramatsu
StudioUfotable
ReleasedOctober 12, 2009
Runtime28 minutes
Anime movie
Toriko: Capture the Barbarian Ivy!
ReleasedOctober 23, 2010
Runtime40 minutes
Anime movie
Toriko 3D: Kaimaku! Gourmet Adventure!!
Directed byJunji Shimizu
Written byIsao Murayama
Music byHiromi Mizutani
StudioToei Animation
ReleasedMarch 19, 2011
Runtime40 minutes
Anime television series
Directed byAkifumi Zako (#1-99)
Hidehito Ueda (#100-147)
Produced byMakoto Seino
Naoko Sato
Takashi Washio
Written byIsao Murayama
Music byHiromi Mizutani
StudioToei Animation
Licensed by
NetworkFuji TV (and other FNS stations)
Original run April 3, 2011 March 30, 2014
Episodes147 (List of episodes)
Anime movie
Toriko the Movie: Bishokushin's Special Menu
Directed byAkifumi Zako
Written byIsao Murayama
StudioToei Animation
Licensed by
ReleasedJuly 27, 2013
Runtime81 minutes

Toriko (トリコ) is a Japanese manga series created by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro. It was published in Weekly Shōnen Jump from May 19, 2008 to November 21, 2016. The chapters are collected into 43 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha. It is about adventures of Toriko who searches for different types of rare foods.

A short movie was created by Ufotable for the Jump Super Anime Tour 2009. Another short movie was created for the 2010 tour. There is an anime television series based on this manga. It was produced by Toei Animation. It was broadcast in Japan from 2011 to 2014. Toei also made a 2011 animated 3D short movie and a 2013 feature movie.

In 2009, Toriko was nominated for the second annual Manga Taishō award.[2] It was the 10th best-selling manga series during the first half of 2011. Over 1.8 million copies were sold.[3] Toriko was the eleventh best-selling manga series of 2012[4] and thirteenth best of 2013.[5]Over 3 million copies sold in 2012 and 2.8 million copies were sold in 2013.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Website for Toriko". Viz Media. Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  2. "10 Titles Nominated for 2nd Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. 2002-01-18. Retrieved 2013-03-20.
  3. "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2011 (First Half)". Anime News Network. 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2013-03-20.
  4. "30 Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2012". Anime News Network. 2012-12-02. Retrieved 2013-03-20.
  5. "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2013". Anime News Network. 2013-12-01. Retrieved 2013-12-01.