Second batch of spirit themed on ‘Fist of the North Star’ released
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Maho Fukui. KASHIMA, Saga Prefecture--In a collaboration with a post-apocalyptic action manga, a line of spirit distilled from Japanese sweet potatoes has become so popular that the brewery released a second batch. Mitsutake Co. However, the flavors of the spirit are different depending on which character is featured on the bottle. Hiroyuki Mitsutake, 58, the 14th-generation proprietor and the current president of the brewery, was acquainted with animator Takuya Wada in
It was produced by Toei Animation , the same studio who worked on the TV series that was airing at the time, with the same cast and crew working on both projects. Unlike the TV series, the movie is not a direct adaptation of the manga, but instead tells an alternate story that rearranges characters and plot elements from the manga's first 72 chapters. However, the film retains the more violent content of the original manga, which the television series lacked. A global nuclear war has turned most of Earth into a contaminated wasteland, with humanity's survivors now fighting over the few uncontaminated food and water supplies still remaining. Kenshiro, a master of the deadly martial art Hokuto Shinken , is traveling with his fiancee Yuria when they are confronted by a gang led by Ken's former friend Shin, a master of the rival Nanto Seiken style.