Deadman Wonderland

Japanese manga series

Deadman Wonderland (Japanese: デッドマンワンダーランド, Hepburn: Deddoman Wandārando) is a Japanese manga series. It was written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma KondouIt. It was published in Shōnen Ace since 2008. Tokyopop got the licensing rights to distribute the manga in English. It released the first 5 volumes of the manga before the company shut down its North American Publishing division in 2011.[2] Viz Media announced that it had licensed the series for English language release in North America on July 7, 2013. It released the first volume on February 11, 2014; new volumes were released every two months after that.[3]

Deadman Wonderland
(Deddoman Wandārando)
GenreAdventure, thriller[1]
Written byKazuma Kondou
Illustrated byJinsei Kataoka
Published byKadokawa Shoten
English publisher
MagazineShōnen Ace
Original runMay 2007August 2013
Volumes13 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byKōichirō Hatsumi
Produced byNaoshi Imamoto
Takashi Kōchiyama
Written byYasuyuki Muto
Licensed by
Original networktvk, GBS, TVQ, Sun TV, TV Saitama, Tokyo MX, MTV, CTC, BS Nittele
English network
Original run April 17, 2011 July 3, 2011
Episodes12 (List of episodes)
Original video animation
Red Knife Wielder
Directed byKōichirō Hatsumi
Written byYasutomo Yamada
Licensed by
ReleasedOctober 8, 2011
Runtime27 minutes

An anime based on this manga aired between April and July 2011. The content from first 21 chapters were used in the anime.[4] The anime is licensed by Funimation and aired on Adult Swim's Toonami block on May 26, 2012. It finished its run on August 11, 2012.


  1. "The Official Website for Deadman Wonderland". Viz Media. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  2. "Tokyopop to Close North American Publishing Division". Anime News Network. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  3. "Viz Media Adds Deadman Wonderland". Anime News Network. 2013-07-07. Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  4. Dong, Bamboo (October 22, 2012). "Shelf Life - Deadman Walking". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 11, 2015.