Junji Ito Writes "I Am A Hero" Spin-Off One-Shot

"She Is A Slow Walker" will run in this week's Big Comic Spirits

With a live-action film adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa's zombie survival manga I am a Hero coming on April 23, 2016 from Shinsuke Sato (GANTZ), the series is set to get a spin-off one-shot from manga's "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito, the acclaimed and influential author ofTomieUzumaki and Gyo.

"She Is A Slow Walker" will run in this week's Big Comic Spirits.

 

 

 

Dark Horse will be releasing the I Am A Hero starting April 6th. They describe the manga

A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan—an actual firearm! The Shogakukan Manga Award winner comes to Dark Horse! Contains I Am a HeroJapanese volumes 1 and 2.

 

 

Vertical recently licensed Junji Ito's  Dissolving Classroom. His recent English releases include Viz's collection of Fragments of Horror and Kodansha's Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon & Mu


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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