Now 17 years old and the boss of his own gang ash begins investigating the mysterious banana fish the same two words his older brother. Aslan jade callenreese known as ash lynx was a runaway picked off the streets of new york city and raised by the infamous godfather of the mafia dino golzine.
Banana fish seems like one of those shows that isn t aimed at a wider audience but it definitely has its own appeal.
Banana fish age rating. The manga it s based on is a classic 1980s shoujo series that while many volumes are near impossible to find in english these days draws reverence from manga buff circles as a well crafted gritty crime drama set in new york and featuring a romantic coded relationship between two young men. Banana fish stylized in all caps is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by akimi yoshida it was serialized in the monthly manga magazine bessatsu shōjo comic from 1985 to 1994 and collected into nineteen tankōbon volumes by shogakukan. About banana fish バナナフィッシュ is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by akimi yoshida.
Banana fish the titular mind control drug of the series causes its victims to feel extreme paranoia and attack people they re tricked into believing are out to kill them. Read reviews on the anime banana fish on myanimelist the internet s largest anime database. Banana fish is an adaptation of a manga by the same name that ended 24 years ago.
Originally serialized in shōjo comic from 1985 to 1994 the series follows ash lynx a teenage gang leader in new york city. It s a time period of recreation and banana fish sets a firm example of an old school crime drama resurrected to modern life. Banana fish follows the relationship between ash lynx a teenage gang leader in new york city and eiji okumura a japanese photographer s.
With jun fukuyama makoto furukawa hiroaki hirata yoshimasa hosoya. Should one receive an anime adaptation even then it could become old news and have no second season in favour of a gamble at the next big hit. Taking place in a crime noir setting the series deals with teenage gangs in a corrupted city.
There s a race against time by the main characters to expose it but they face constant danger including mob assassins who are sent to silence them. Once a manga reaches a certain age it s often deemed outdated and financially unviable. Banana fish is easily my most anticipated series of the season nay the year.
With a brutal past and not a lot of hope for a better future ash is holding steady in his life as the leader of a gang in downtown manhattan. The story captures the war between a mafia boss named dino and a young gang leader searching for redemption.