Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (works not included). Pages: 27. Chapters: Maison Ikkoku, Ranma, InuYasha, Urusei Yatsura, Mermaid Saga, List of Maison Ikkoku episodes, List of Maison Ikkoku characters, Rumic Theater, Rumic World, Maris the Chojo, Fire Tripper, One-Pound Gospel, DoCo, Laughing Target. Excerpt: Mermaid Saga Ningyo Shir zu) is a series of manga graphic novels in three volumes by Rumiko Takahashi. Two of the stories from the series, Mermaid Forest and Mermaid's Scar, have been adapted as anime OVAs, and all of the tales, except one, were later produced as an anime TV series. The original manga was serialised in Sh nen Sunday, starting in 1984. In total there are 14 episodes. The first tank bon was Ningyo no Mori, named after the third story within it (or Rumic World: Ningyo no Mori in its OVA adaptation.) The second tank bon, Ningyo no Kizu was then released in Japan, leaving out two stories: qYasha no Hitomiq and qSaigo no Kao.q These stories were not available then the book came out. The serie was re-released in Shinsoban format in 2003. Now in three volumes and with the two episodes qYasha no Hitomiq and qSaigo no Kao.q Later a new edition, in four volumes, with the same 14 episodes were released. In US the manga was first released in three volumes, called Mermaid Forest, Mermaid's Scar and Mermaid's Gaze. Later in four books, named volume 1-4. This first OVA, Mermaid Forest, was released in Japan in August 1991 and was picked up surprisingly quickly in the United States. It was distributed by Central Park Media and was marketed as one of the qRumik Worldq anime (along with Maris the Chojo, Fire Tripper, and Laughing Target). Mermaid's Scar, released in September 1993 has the distinction of being one of the two titles which launched VIZ Media's anime line, VIZ Video. Along with Ranma, Mermaid's Scar broke ground for VIZ and set them alo...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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