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Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami

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Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami 2001 front cover

Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami (ルー=ガルー 忌避すべき狼; Fr/Ja: Werewolves, Wolves Should Be Avoided) is a 2001 Japanese science fiction novel written by Kyogoku Natsuhiko. It has also been adapted into a manga in 2006 and an animated film, called Loups=Garous (ルー=ガルー), in 2010.

Synopsis

The story takes place in the near future after a pandemic has struck. Now, people only communicate through monitors and eat synthetic food. They live in a controlled society that is constantly monitored and in-person communication is limited. Children are only allowed to interact on school grounds, making them a target for a serial killer. The protagonist Makino Haduki, the shy Kono Ayumi, and the gifted Tsuduki Mio are determined to capture the criminal and overthrow the dystopian society. As the three girls get caught up in a whirlwind of events, Makino soon discovers that what they have known about the monitors is not what it seems.

Manga

An ongoing manga adaptation illustrated by Higuchi Akihiko was serialized by Tokuma Shoten. It was first published on September 19, 2006 in the magazine Gekkan COMIC Ryu and later published as separate volumes.

Film

Loups=Garous film poster

An animated film adaptation, titled Loups=Garous, is slated to premier in Japan on August 28, 2010.

Japanese rock band SCANDAL will be providing three songs for the film. They will also be appearing as themselves, marking their big screen debut as a band. They appear in a musical performance scene that was created with the help of motion capture, providing a realistic representation of the band's movements.[1]

Staff

Cast

Note: This list is incomplete.

Music

Works

Novels

Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami 2001 Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami 2004 Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami 2009

  • [2001.06.23] Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami (ルー=ガルー 忌避すべき狼)
  • [2004.11.19] Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami (ルー=ガルー 忌避すべき狼) (reprinting)
  • [2009.10.21] Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Okami (ルー=ガルー 忌避すべき狼) (reprinting)

Manga

Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4 Volume 5

  • [2007.09.20] Volume 1
  • [2007.11.20] Volume 2
  • [2008.06.20] Volume 3
  • [2008.10.20] Volume 4
  • [2009.06.20] Volume 5

Music

DVDs / Blu-rays

References

External Links