Cover of the first volume of the English manga release, featuring Reborn
(Katekyō Hittoman Ribōn!)
|Genre||Adventure, comedy, supernatural|
|Written by||Akira Amano|
|Magazine||Weekly Shōnen Jump|
|Original run||May 24, 2004 – November 12, 2012|
Hitman Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn! is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Akira Amano. The manga is about a young boy, Tsunayoshi Sawada, who discovers that he is next in line to become the boss of the Vongola family, a powerful Mafia organization. The Vongolas’ most powerful hitman, a gun-toting infant named Reborn, is sent to teach Tsuna how to be a boss.
STORY OF HITMAN REBORN-
Twenty-one video games are based on the series, and its characters appear in Jump Super Stars, Jump Ultimate Stars and J-Stars Victory VS. The first game release was Katekyo Hitman Reborn! DS: Shinuki Max! Vongola Carnival!! on March 29, 2007, for the Nintendo DS.
On June 28 the Flame Rumble: Mukuro Kyōshū fighting game was released, with four other games in the Flame Rumble series released for the DS from September 20, 2007, to July 22, 2010. Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Dream Hyper Battle! was released for PlayStation 2 (PS2) on August 30, 2007, and for the Wii on January 10, 2008.
Unlike the PlayStation 2 version, the Wii game added characters from the fight between the Vongola and the Varia. The adventure game Let’s Ansatsu!? Nerawareta Ju-daime! was released for the PS2 on October 25, 2007 and a sugoroku-inspired game, Vongola Shiki Taisen Battle Sugoroku, was released on March 27, 2008, for the DS.