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 ofTomie, Uzumaki and Gyo.
"She Is A Slow Walker" will run in this week's Big Comic Spirits.
今週の週刊ビッグコミックスピリッツに 花沢健吾先生の「アイアムアヒーロー」公式スピンアウト読み切り短編「シーイズアスローウォーカー」が掲載中です。 pic.twitter.com/KD6J9C11xS— 伊藤潤二 (@junjiitofficial) February 21, 2016
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