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Tsukasa Hojo's detective series 'City Hunter' announces new special movie this 2022

The special movie this 2022 follows the events after the 2019 movie City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes.

By: Nicole S. Castro on April 08, 2022 at 11:58 PHT

Tsukasa Hojo's detective manga series City Hunter has announced it is getting a new anime film project this 2022.

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The series follows the adventures of Ryo Saeba, a private detective who works to rid Tokyo of crime, along with his partner, Hideyuki Makimura.

But one day, Hideyuki is murdered, and Ryo must take care of Hideyuki's sister, Kaori, a tomboy who becomes his new partner in the process.

Below is the teaser video for the 2022 anime film. It features the ending theme song Get Wild by TM Network.

City Hunter (Japanese: シティーハンター) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tsukasa Hojo. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1985 to 1991 and collected into 35 tankōbon volumes by its publisher Shueisha.

The manga was adapted into a 51-episode TV anime series by Sunrise Studios from 1987 to 1988. It was followed by a season 2, also animated by Sunrise, from 1988 to 1989.

In the 35 years since the TV anime first aired, the latest addition to the franchise was the anime film City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes, which premiered on Feb. 8, 2019. The upcoming film will continue from where the 2019 movie left off.

Source: City Hunter official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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