Moyashimon

Japanese manga series

Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture, in Japan also known as Moyashimon (もやしもん), is a manga series created by Masayuki Ishikawa. It won the 2008 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for Grand Prize and the 2008 Kodansha Manga Award for general manga.[1]

Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture
もやしもん
(Moyashimon)
GenreComedy, Educational
Manga
Written byMasayuki Ishikawa
Published byKodansha
English publisher
Del Rey Manga (discontinued)
DemographicSeinen
MagazineEvening, Morning two
Original runJuly 20, 2004January 22, 2014
Volumes13 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byYūichirō Yano
Written byNatsuko Takahashi
Music byNaoki Satō
StudioShirogumi
Telecom Animation Film
Original networkFuji TV (Noitamina)
Original run October 12, 2007 December 21, 2007
Episodes11 (List of episodes)
Television drama
Original networkFuji TV (Noitamina)
Original run July 8, 2010 September 16, 2010
Episodes11 (List of episodes)
Anime television series
Moyasimon Returns
Directed byYūichirō Yano
Music byTakefumi Haketa
StudioShirogumi
Telecom Animation Film
Original networkFuji TV (Noitamina)
Original run July 5, 2012 September 13, 2012
Episodes11 (List of episodes)

It is said that the setting is based on Tokyo University of Agriculture. However, the author has said that it is just any agricultural college, and is unrelated to a real university.

PlotEdit

Moyasimon follows the life of Tadayasu Sawaki, a first-year college student at an agricultural university.

He can see and communicate with microorganisms and bacteria.

CharactersEdit

HumanEdit

  • Tadayasu Souemon Sawaki
  • Kei Yūki
  • Keizō Itsuki
  • Haruka Hasegawa
  • Kaoru Misato
  • Takuma Kawahama
  • Aoi Mutō
  • Hazuki Oikawa

BacteriaEdit

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit