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"Afro Tanaka": Hiroshi Tanaka sports an intense perm which looks like the afro hairstyle favored by some African-Americans back in the 1970's. He doesn't get his hair done at a hair shop, he was actually born with his hair like that. For freedom, Hiroshi moves to Tokyo. He works hard there and, even though he turns 24, he still doesn't have a girlfriend. Meanwhile, a school friend informs Hiroshi that he is going to get married. Hiroshi remembers a promise that they made. Hiroshi is even more impatient to find a girlfriend. A beautiful woman named Aya Kato then moves into the neighborhood.
- also known as Afuro Tanaka
- country: Japan
- language: Japanese Language
- director: Daigo Matsui
- written by Masaharu Noritsuke & Masafumi Nishida
- genre: Comedy
- released on
Afro Tanaka is a Japanese gag manga series written and illustrated by Masaharu Noritsuke. It follows a 24-years-old Afro-haired young man named Hiroshi Tanaka who falls in love for the first time. Afro Tanaka spawned four manga series, and it was adapted into a live action film in 2012.
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