Comic Titles Adapted to Feature-Length Animated Films

Aa! Megami-Sama [Ah! My Goddess] (Kosuke Fujishima, 1988; “Gekijouban Aa! Megami-sama [US: Ah! My Goddess: The Movie]”, Hiroaki Goda, 2000)

Abie the Agent (In "New York Journal" Harry Hershfield, 1914; "Iska Worreh" Gregory La Cava 1917, "Abie Kabibble Outwitting His Rival" Gregory La Cava 1917)

Akira ("Young Magazine" Otomo Katsuhiro, 1982; Otomo Katsuhiro, 1988)

Asterix (Rene Goscinny 1959; "Astérix le Gaulois" Ray Goossens" 1967, "Astérix et Cléopâtre" Rene Goscinny, Lee Payant & Albert Uderzo 1968, "Les douze travaux d'Astérix" (The Twelve Tasks of Asterix) Renee Goscinny, Albert Uderzo & Pierre Watrin 1976, "Asterix Versus Caesar" ("Asterix et la Surprise de Cesar") Gaetan Brizzi & Paul Brizzi 1985, "Astérix chez les Bretons" Pino Van Lamsweerde 1986, "Astérix et le coup du menhir" Phillipe Grimond 1989, "Asterix in Amerika" Gerhard Hahn 1994, "Astérix et les Vikings" Stefan Fjeldmark & Jesper Moller 2006, "Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques" Frederic Forestier & Thomas Langmann 2008)

Batman ("Detective Comics 27" Bill Finger & Bob Kane 1939, "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" Frank Miller, 1986; "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm" Eric Radomski & Bruce W. Timm 1993, "Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero" Boyd Kirkland 1998, "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker" Curt Geda 2000, "Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman" Curt Geda & Tim Maltby 2003, "The Batman vs Dracula: The Animated Movie" Michael Goguen 2005)

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Naoko Takeuchi, 1992; “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R”, Kunihiko Ikuhara, 1993, “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S”, Hiroki Shibata, 1994, “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS Sailor 9 Senshi Shuketsu! Black-Dream-Hole no Kiseki [The Fabulous 9 Get Together! Miracle in the Black Dream Hole]”, Hiroki Shibata, 1995)

Black Jack (Osamu Tezuka, 1973; "Black Jack: Futari no Kuroi Isha [Black Jack: Two Black Doctors]", Makoto Tezuka and Satoshi Kuwabara, 2005)

Blue Girl, La ("Inju Gakuen") (Toshio Maeda, 1989; Raizo Kitakawa, 1992)

Bringing Up Father (George McManus 1913-1954, Various 1954-2000; Pathe Film Exchange (series) (1916-1918)

Cardcaptor Sakura (CLAMP, 1996; “Cardcaptor Sakura the Movie”, Morio Asaka, 1998, “Cardcaptor Sakura the Movie II – The Sealed Card”, Morio Asaka, 2000)

City Hunter (Hojo Tsukasa, 1985; "City Hunter: Ai to shukumei no Magnum" Kenji Kodama 1989, "City Hunter: Bay City Wars" ???? 1990, "City Hunter: Hyakuman doru no inbo" ???? 1990, "City Hunter: Secret Service" ???? 1996, "City Hunter: The Motion Picture" Kenji Kodama 1997, "City Hunter Special: Kinkyu Namachukei!? Kyoakuhan Saeba Ryo No Saigo" ???? 1999)

Corto Maltese in Siberia (Hugo Pratt 1974-1975; "Corto Maltese : La Cour secrète des Arcanes" Pascal Morelli 2002)

Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend (Winsor McCay, 1905; "The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend," "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Pet," "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Flying House," "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: Bug Vaudeville" all by Winsor McCay in 1921)

Footrot Flats (Murray Ball, 1975; "Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tail" Murray Ball, 1987)

Frank (Jim Woodring 1996; "Visions of Frank" (Series of Short Films) Jim Woodring, COCOA, Eri Yoshimura, Naomi Nagata, TAMAPRO/DROP, Taruto Fuyama, Misaki Maito, and Kanako Kawagushi ????)

Fritz the Cat ("Help!" Robert Crumb, 1965; Ralph Bakshi 1972, "The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat" Robert Taylor 1974)

Gen 13 (Jim Lee, Brandon Choi & J. Scott Campbell 1992?; "Gen 13" Kevin Altieri 1997)

Gensomaden Saiyuki (Kazuya Minekura, 1997; “Gensomaden Saiyuki: Requiem”, Hayato Date, 2001)

Ghost in the Shell ("Kokaku Kidotai") (Masamune Shirow, 1991; Mamoru Oshii, 1995)

Ghost Sweeper Mikami: Gokuraku Taisakusen!! [The Great Paradise Battle!!] (Takashi Shiina, 1991; Atsutoshi Umezawa, 1993)

Ginga Tetsudo 999 [Galaxy Express 999] (Leiji Matsumoto, 1977; Rintaro, 1979; “Adieu Galaxy Express 999”, Rintaro, 1981)

Golgo 13 (Takao Saito, 1968; “The Professional: Golgo 13”, Osamu Dezaki, 1983, “Golgo 13: Queen Bee”, Osamu Dezaki, 1998)

Gumps, The (Sidney Smith 1917, Gus Edson 1935; "The Gumps" (animated shorts) Wallace A. Carlson 1920-1921)

Hadashi No Gen [Barefoot Gen] (Keiji Nakazawa, 1973; Mamoru Shinzaki, 1983)

Hagane no Renkinjutsushi [US: Fullmetal Alchemist] (Hiromu Arakawa, 2002; “Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Shanbara o Yuku Mono [Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa]”, Seiji Mizushima, 2005)

Hana Yori Dango [Boys over Flowers] (Yoko Kamio, 1992; ????, 1997)

Happy Hooligan (Frederick B. Opper 1900; "Happy Hooligan, Double-Cross Nurse" 1917, "Happy Hooligan in the Zoo" 1917, "Happy Hooligan at the Circus" 1917, "Happy Hooligan in Oil" 1920 all directed by Gregory La Cava)

Heavy Metal (Leonard Mogel (publisher), 1977; Gerald Potterman & Jimmy T. Murakami 1981, "Heavy Metal 2000" Michael Coldewey & Michael Lemire)

Hellboy (Mike Mignola & John Byrne 1994; "Hellboy: Sword of Storms" Phil Weinstein & Tad Stones 2006, "Hellboy: Blood and Iron" Victor Cook & Tad Stones 2007)

Hokuto no Ken [Fist of the North Star] (Buronson and Tetsuo Hara, 1983; Toyoo Ashida, 1986)

Kaze no Na wa Amnesia [A Wind Named Amnesia] (Hideyuki Kikuchi, ????; Kazuo Yamazaki, 1990)

Kimagure Orange Road (Izumi Matsumoto, 1984; “Kimagure Orange Road: Ano hi ni kaeritai [US: Kimagure Orange Road: I Want to Go Back to that Day]”, Tomomichi Mochizuki, 1988, “Shin Kimagure Orange Road: Soshite, ano natsu no hajimari [US: New Kimagure Orange Road: Summer’s Beginning]”, Konihiko Yuyuma, 1996)

Lady Death (Brian Pulido & Steven Hughes 1991; "Lady Death" Andy Orjuela 2004)

Little Nemo in Slumberland (Winsor McCay, 1905; Masami Hata & William T. Hurtz, 1988)

Lucky Luke (Morris & Rene Goscinny 1955-1977; "Daisy Town" Francois Leonard and Jean Midre 1971, "The Ballade of Dalton" Morris & Rene Goscinny 1978, "Dalton in mare" Morris 1982, "Tous a l'Ouest" Jean-Marie Olivier 2007)

Lupin III (Monkey Punch, 1967, 1977; "Lupin III: Mamo Karano Chousei [Mystery of Mamo]", Soji Yoshikawa, 1978, "Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro [Castle of Cagliostro]", Hayao Miyazaki, 1979, "Lupin III: Babylon no Ogon Densetsu [Legend of the Gold of Babylon]", Seijun Suzuki and Yoshida Shigetsugu, 1985, "Lupin III: Kutabare! Nostradamus [Farewell to Nostradamus]", Shunya Ito, 1995, "Lupin III: Dead or Alive", Kazuhiko Kato, 1996)

Marmalade Boy (Wataru Yoshizumi, 1992; Akinori Yabe, 1995)

McDull (Alice Mak & Brian Tse ????; "Mak Dou Goo Si" (My Life as McDull) Toe Yuen 2001, "McDull, Prince de la Bun" Toe Yuen 2004, "McDull, the Alumni" Leung Chun Chiu 2006)

Metropolis (Osamu Tezuka, 1949; Hayashi Shigeyuki, 2001)

Monsieur Vieuxboix (Rodolphe Topffer 1839; "Histoire de Monsieur Vieuxboix" R. Lortac (Robert Colliard) 1922)

Naruto (Masashi Kishimoto, 1999; "Naruto the Movie: Daikatsugeki! Yukihime Ninpocho dattebayo!! [The Big Mission to Rescue the Snow Princess!]", Tensai Okamura, 2004, "Naruto the Movie 2: Daigekitotsu! Maboroshi no Chiteiiseki Dattebayo [The Great Clash! The Phantom Ruins in the Depths of the Earth]", Hirotsugu Kawasaki, 2005)

Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind (Hayao Miyazaki ????; "Nausica of the Valley of Wind" Hayao Miyazaki 1984, "Warriors of the Wind" ????)

Ninja Bugei-cho (Sampei Shirato 1958; "Ninja Bugei-Cho" Nagisa Oshima 1967)

Ogenki Clinic (Haruka Inui, 1989; "Ogenki Clinic Adventures" Takashi Watanabe, 1991)

Over the Hedge (Michael Fry & T. Lewis 1995; "Over the Hedge" Tim Johnson & Karey Kirkpatrick 2006)

Peanuts (Charles Schulz, 1950; "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Bill Melendez 1965, "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" Bill Melendez 1969, "Snoopy Come Home" Bill Melendez 1972, "Race for your Life Charlie Brown" Bill Melendez & Phil Roman 1977, "Bon Voyage Charlie Brown" Bill Melendez & Phil Roman 1980, "Bring Me The Head of Charlie Brown" Jim Reardon 1986)) (*also a Broadway Play "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" 1967, numerous animated television programs)

Ranma 1/2 (Rumiko Takahashi, 1987; "Ranma 1/2: Chuugoku Nekonron Daikessen! Okite Yaburi no Gekitou Hen!! [The Battle of Nekonron, China! A Battle to Defy the Rules; US: Ranma 1/2: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China]", Shuji Inai, 1991, "Ranma 1/2: Kessen Tougenkyou! Hanayomewo Torimodose! [Battle at Togenkyo! Get back the Brides!; US: Ranma 1/2: Nihao My Concubine]", Akira Suzuki, 1992, "Ranma 1/2: Chou Musabetsu Kessen! Ranma Team vs Densetsu No Houou [Decisive Battle! Team Ranma vs. the Legendary Phoenix]", Junji Nishimura, 1994)

Reg'lar Fellers (Gene Byrnes 1917, George Carlson ????; "Happy Days" Ub Iwerks 1936)

Rurouni Kenshin (Nobuhiro Watsuki, 1994; "Rurouni Kenshin: Ishin Shishi no Requiem [Requiem for the Ishin Patriots; US: Samurai X: The Motion Picture]", Hatsuki Tsuji, 1997)

Saint Seiya (Masami Kurumada, 1986; "Saint Seiya Gekijoban [US: Legend of the Golden Apple]", Kozo Morishita, 1987, "Saint Siya: Kamigami No Atsuki Tatakai [Heated Battle of the Gods]", Shigeyasu Yamauchi, 1988, "Saint Seiya: Shinku No Shonen Densetsu [Legend of the Crimson Youth]", Seiji Yokoyama, 1988, "Saint Seiya: Saishu Seisen No Senshi Tachi [Warriors of the Final Holy Battle]", Shigeyasu Yamauchi, 1989, "Saint Seiya Tenkai-hen [The Heaven Chapter]", Shigeyasu Yamauchi, 2004)

Sengoku Otogi Zoshi Inu Yasha [Inu Yasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale] (Rumiko Takahashi, 1996; “Eiga Inuyasha: Toki wo Koeru Omoi [Inuyasha the Movie: Affectations Touching Through Time]”, Toshiya Shinohara, 2001, “Eiga Inuyasha: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjo [Inuyasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass], Toshiya Shinohara, 2002, “Eiga Inuyasha: Tenka Hado no Ken [Swords of an Honorable Ruler]”, Toshiya Shinohara, 2003, “Eiga Inuyasha: Guren no Horaijima [InuYasha the Movie: Fire on the Mystic Island]”, Toshiya Shinohara, 2004)

Shojo Kakumei Utena [Revolutionary Girl Utena] (Chiho Saito, 1996; “Shojo Kakumei Utena: Adolescence Mokushiroku [US: The Adolescence of Utena]”, Kunihiko Ikuhara, 1999)

Silent Möbius (Kia Asamiya, 1991; Kazuo Tomizawa, 1991, “Silent Möbius 2”, Yasunori Ide, 1992)

Story of Riki, The (In "Business Jump" Masahiko Takajo & Saruwatari Tetsuya 1988; "Riki-Oh: The Wall of Hell" (OVA) ???? 1990, "Riki-Oh: Child of Destruction" (OVA) Tetsu Dezaki 1990)

Taiho Shichauzo [You're Under Arrest!] (Kosuke Fujishima, 1989; "Taiho Shichauzo - The Movie", Junji Nishimura, 1999)

Tennis no Ojisama [Prince of Tennis] (Takeshi Konomi, 2000; “Tennis no Ojisama – Futari No Samurai [Two Samurai]”, Takayuki Hamana 2005, “Tennis no Oujisama: Atobe Kara no Okurimono [A Gift From Atobe]”, ????, 2005)

Tintin (Georges Remi (aka Herge), 1929; "Tintin et le temple du Soleil" Eddie Lateste 1969, "Tintin et le lac aux requins" Raymond Leblanc 1972)

Tokyo Babylon (CLAMP ???? "Tokyo Babylon 1999" (OVA) Koichi Chigira 1992)

Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle (CLAMP, 2003; "Gekijoban Tsubasa Chronicle Torikago no Kuni no Himekimi [Tsubasa Chronicle: The Princess of the Birdcage Land]", Itsuro Kawasaki, 2005)

Ultimate Avengers ("Ultimates" Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch, 2001; "Ultimate Avengers: The Movie" Curt Geda & Steven E. Gordon 2006, "Ultimate Avengers 2" Will Meugniot & Dick Sebast 2006)

Urusei Yatsura [Those Obnoxious Aliens] (Rumiko Takahashi, 1978; “Urusei Yatsura 1: Only You”, Mamoru Oshii, 1983, “Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer”, Mamoru Oshii, 1984, “Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love”, Kazuo Yamazaki, 1985, “Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever”, Kazuo Yamazaki, 1986, “Urusei Yatsura 5: Kanketsuhen [US: The Final Chapter]”, Satoshi Dezaki, 1988, “Urusei Yatsura: Itsudatte My Darling [US: Always My Darling], Katsuhisa Yamada, 1991)

X [US: X/1999] (CLAMP, 1992; Rintaro, 1996)

Yu-Gi-Oh! (Kazuki Takahashi, 1996; Atsuji Shimizu, 1999, “Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Hikari no Pyramid [Pyramid of Light]”, Ryosuke Takahashi, 2004)

Yu Yu Hakusho [Ghost Files] (Yoshihiro Togashi, 1990; "Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie", Noriyuki Abe, 1993, "Yu Yu Hakusho: Meikai Shito Hen - Hono No Kizuna [Fight for the Netherworld]", Masakatsu Iijima, 1994)