Sunday, July 20, 2014
Katekyo Hitman Reborn

Katekyo Hitman Reborn

Plot, Arcs, Games and the anime’s ”story”.

Katekyō Hitman Reborn! (translated as Home Tutor) Also known as Reborn.

Summary: The plot revolves around the life of a young boy named Tsunayoshi Sawada, who finds out that he is next in line to become the boss of the most powerful Mafia organization called ”Vongola Family” As such, the Vongola’s most powerful hitman, named Reborn, is sent to “tutor” Tsuna on how to become a respectable boss.

The series are consisted of 203 episodes and 42 volumes.

The individual manga chapters were serialized in Japan in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from April 4, 2004 and ended in November 12, 2012 and have been published into forty-two tankōbon volumes as of March 4, 2013. Viz Media licensed the series for an English language release in North America, shortening the series name to Reborn!. An anime adaptation of the series by Artland aired on TV Tokyo between October 7, 2006 and September 25, 2010.

Reborn! has become one of the best-selling Weekly Shōnen Jump manga with several of its volumes becoming top-sellers in Japan. Reviewers from the series praised its use of comedy as well as the designs used for the infant characters. They also mentioned that though it has become more violent since volume 8, it has turned into a more typical shōnen series, praising the storylines and the fights.

Arcs:

Daily Life Arc

  • Manga
  • Anime
Volumes: 1-8
Episodes: 1-19, 27-33 and 66-73

Kokuyo Arc

  • Manga
  • Anime
Volumes: 8-10
Episodes: 20-26


Varia Arc

  • Manga
  • Anime
Volumes: 10-16
Episodes: 34-65


Future Arc

  • Manga
  • Anime
Volumes: 16-30
Episodes: 74-203

2 more Arcs continue on manga:
Inheritance Ceremony Arc, Manga volumes 30-36
The curse of the Rainbow Arc, Manga volumes 36-42

Video Games:

Special Appearances of Reborn and Tsuna in Jump Super Stars and Jump Ultimate Stars for the Nintedo DS.

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! DS – Shinuki Max! Vongola Carnival!! on June 28, 2008 for the Nintendo DS.
Three games titled Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Flame Rumble were subsequently released on the Nintendo DS, with the latest game in the Flame Rumble series being released in July 2009.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! DS: Fate of Heat for the Nintendo DS, on April 29, 2010

PlayStation 2 game titled Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Dream Hyper Battle! was released on August 30, 2007, and the same game was released on the Wii on January 10, 2008.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Kindan no Yami no Delta for the Wii and PS2 was also released in Japan on November 20, 2008.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Nerae was released for the PlayStation 2 on August 28, 2008.
Hitman Reborn! DS : Mafia Daishūgō Vongola Festival! was released on December 4, 2008.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! DS Flame Rumble X was released on July 23, 2009, for the DS.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!: Battle Arena and Katekyo Hitman Reborn!: Battle Arena 2 – Spirit Burst for the PSP. 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Kizuna no Tag Battle, for the PSP on February 25, 2010.

Tsunayoshi Sawada and Reborn make an appearance as Playable Characters in J-Stars Victory Vs  which will be released in Japan on March 19, 2014 for the PS3 & PSVita.

 

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