Kodoani.com – The official Twitter account of One-Punch Man and Eyeshield 21 manga artist Yūsuke Murata posted on Monday a special 43-second animated short film directed by him and animated by Village Studio to manga’s 21st anniversary Eyeshield 21 by the author and Riichirou Inagaki. The video is a short without sound, but Murata says he’ll post a complete version along with a one-off announcement for the celebration.
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Murata and Inagaki launched the Eyeshield 21 manga in July 2002.
The shy Sena Kobayakawa spent her whole life running away from bullies. But when soccer gear arrives, everything changes—Sena’s uncanny speed and ability to evade massive bullies could give him what it takes to be a soccer hero. great rock of high school!
The manga inspired a 145-episode television anime series in 2005-2008.
Murata directed and animated a 107-second One-Punch Man animated short in September 2021, also with Village Studio.
Murata is working on the Zaiyuki anime project with Village Studio. He has said that he is currently working on an anime series.