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Ginga Nagareboshi Gin (銀牙 - 流れ星 銀)

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Author
Serilization
Weekly Shonen Jump
Original run
1983-1987
Volumes
18


Ginga Nagareboshi Gin is a manga/anime series by Yoshihiro Takahashi. The series came out in the 1980s and has become widely popular in Scandinavia, especially in Finland, despite the series' Asian origins.

The manga has only been published in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Finnish. Also gingasite.netis working on translating them. The manga has been published in 5 editions.

First edition contains 18 volumes. Second and third contains 10 volumes. The fourth edition contains 8 and the fifth contains 5.

Finnish edition of this series has 18 volumes plus special edition of volume 1 in honor of Yoshihiro Takahashi's visit to Finland to be guest of honor in Finnish anime/manga event Tracon.

Main PlotEdit

The main plot is to follow the puppy Gin's journey from a puppy to an adult dog and document his struggles.

Introduction ArcEdit

Most of the first episodes you follow Daisuke's and Gin's training to become hunters so they can avenge Riki's death.

Akakabuto ArcEdit

In Futago pass resides Akakabuto, the monster bear, killing every dog or human entering his territory. Gin wants to avenge his father, Riki's murder and therefore joins Ohu's army to bring down the monster bear. But the journey is filled with dangers and adventures.

Wolf ArcEdit

Time has passed since the death of Akakabuto, but suddenly some wolves kidnap Cross and her pups. Now Gin and his pack find themselves wrapped into a new conflict.

AnimeEdit

Main article: List of Ginga Nagareboshi Gin Episodes

In Other LanguagesEdit

Swedish:

  • DVD and VHS versions named as Silver Fang and released by Wendros/Ozon Media/AudVid (have change name during years).

Finnish:

  • DVD and VHS versions named as Hopeanuoli (Silver Arrow) and released by Future Film
  • manga version named as Hopeanuoli (Silver Arrow) and released by Punainen Jättiläinen

Norwegian: Silver Fang

  • DVD version released by Future Film

Danish:

  • VHS version named Hundehvalpen Silver (Silver The Puppy) and released by Future Film
  • DVD version named Silver Fang: Hundehvalpen Silver (Silver Fang: Silver The Puppy) and released by Scanbox Entertainment

Hungarian:

  • Ezüst Nyíl (Silvery Fang.)

Korean manga version: 은아 흐르는 별 실버 (Silvery Shooting Star)

Chinese (Mandarin manga version): 銀牙 虎紋獵犬物語 (Silver Fang, Story of a Tiger Dog)

(Any plans to make an English dub)

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