The title is also sometimes translated literally to Tide and Tiger or Tiger and Tide (on Amazon.com).
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Ushio and Tora was serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday from January 24, 1990 until October 23, 1996. It has 33 volumes and 313 chapters, as well as 55 story arcs. Afterwards, it got a Gaiden with six chapters on June 15, 1997.
It received the 37th Shogakukan Manga Award in 1991 and the Seiun Award's Best Comic Award in 1997. It is still Fujita's most popular series and considered as one of his best works.
Ushio and Tora received two OVA adaptations: one with ten episodes released from September 11, 1992 to August 1, 1993, and a single episode OVA which released on October 1, 1993. It was also released in the United States by ADV Films.
A TV anime by MAPPA and Studio VOLN was broadcast in Japan on July 3, 2015, ending after 26 episodes on December 25, 2015. After a break, the 2nd season aired in Japan on April 1, 2016, and ended after 13 episodes on June 24, 2016.
Ushio & Tora's genre spans Action, Adventure, Supernatural, and Comedy.
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- Shin'en no Daiyo
- Ushio and Tora (SNES)
- Sunday vs Magazine: Shuketsu! Chojo Daikessen