Capricorn (manga)

Capricorn (カプリコン) is a five-volume manga series by Johji Manabe. It was later adapted into an anime OVA and released on April 5, 1991 by Aubec.[1]

Capricorn
カプリコン
GenreAdventure
Manga
Written byJohji Manabe
Published byShinshokan
DemographicShōnen
Original run19881990
Volumes5
Original video animation
Directed byTakashi Imanishi
Written byJohji Manabe
Takashi Imanishi
StudioAubec
Licensed by
ReleasedApril 5, 1991
Runtime45 minutes
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The story mostly takes place on an Earthlike world, an other-dimensional planet from which the Earth (the "Capricorn" of the title) can occasionally be glimpsed in the sky. The planet's inhabitants, ruled by a decadent king, are almost all intelligent, anthropomorphic animals; one exception is the human-looking Mona, a young and adventurous woman. Mona's scholarly friend, an elderly anthropomorphic mouse, becomes caught up in a conspiracy to replace the monarchy with a military dictatorship. Against this backdrop, two young Japanese suddenly materialise on the planet: the high-school student Taku Shimamura and his sister Tamaki.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ビデオ編" [Video Releases]. 1998 Animage Pocket Data Notes. Animage Pocket Data Notes (in Japanese). Tokyo: Tokuma Shoten. March 1998. p. 103.

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