Mahjong Hishō-den: Naki no Ryū

Mahjong Hishō-den: Naki no Ryū (麻雀飛翔伝 哭きの竜, "Mahjong Soaring Tale: Sobbing Ryū") is a Japanese mahjong-themed manga series written and illustrated by Junichi Nojo. It was serialized in Takeshobo's Bessatsu Kindai Mahjong between 1985 and 1990.[2] It was adapted into a three-episode original video animation (OVA) between 1988 and 1990.

Mahjong Hishō-den: Naki no Ryū
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Ryū: Naki no Ryū Yori video game cover art (Sharp X68000)
哭きの竜 麻雀飛翔伝
Written byJunichi Nojo
Published byTakeshobo
MagazineBessatsu Kindai Mahjong
Original run19851990
Original video animation
Directed bySatoshi Dezaki
Written by
Released May 25, 1988 July 27, 1990
Runtime45 minutes
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It was also adapted into four video games, released between 1990 and 1995.

Video gamesEdit

  • Ryū: Naki no Ryū Yori (June 28, 1990, PC-9801, published by Wolf Team)
  • Ryū: Naki no Ryū Yori (February 15, 1991, Sharp X68000, published by Wolf Team)
  • Naki no Ryū: Mahjong Hishō-den (December 25, 1992, Super Famicom, published by IGS)
  • Mahjong Hishō-den: Shin Naki no Ryū (October 27, 1995, Super Famicom, published by Bec)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Oppliger, John (November 16, 2012). "Ask John: What are the Best Gambling Anime?". AnimeNation. Archived from the original on September 7, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  2. ^ 伝説の男の現在は?能條純一が描く麻雀マンガ「哭きの竜」新作収めた単行本. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. April 30, 2017. Retrieved February 1, 2021.

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