Bloody Roar The Fang (ザ・ファング) is an adaptation into a manga of the Bloody Roar game serie, drawn by Maruyama Tomowo . It was originally published in Monthly Shōnen Jump. A few themes were used from the games but the scenarios and characters in Maruyama's version were completely new, though a few of his characters looked a lot like the original game characters. The main stars of the manga were a loner wolf zoanthrope, Fang , and a rabbit girl named Mashiro . Their adventures had them fighting out of control beast men and trying to stop an evil creature being released by the gathering of talismans. The manga was released in two volumes (13 chapters) during 2001.

In a special edition format, Gentosha re-released the manga in 2008.


As in the video game series, Bloody Roar : The Fang presented a modern world where some humans can secretly become an half-beast half-human like werewolf, they call them the zoanthrope race. The story take places in a japanese city, Hiroshima where the protagonists Mashiro and Fang, both zoanthropes, are in search for four talismans, remains of a legendary and evil creature. Fang has to find them before Tylon Corporation's scientist, Hashiba. In fact, if Tylon reunites the talisman, they will wake up the creature and her dark power.


Volume 1

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Fang, the Werewolf

In a dream, Mashiro in a mi-human, mi-rabbit form, sees a young man who looks at her. The morning, her best friend Akino wakes her up and remarks ground on her hands and feets. On the way to school, Mashiro meet the man of her last dream, she panicks and runs from him. When in school, Mashiro feels a faint and her professor, Hashiba, gives her medecine.

The night, Mashiro dreams about three beasts and discover the following day, when she passes through the crime scene that is dreams was real. Before going to bed, Mashiro recieve a call from Akino who asks her to joins her in school. Mashiro accepts but she's not alone with Akino, the man of the dream comes. Suddenly, Akino transforms herself in a giant cat and attacks the young man before comes Hashiba with two others monsters.

The professor reveals his true nature : he's a scientific from Tylon Corporation and since years he administrates experiments in his students. With false medicine, he creates zoanthropes, humans with the ability to change themself in a beast. Mashiro transforms herself in a rabbit beast, proving the success of the Hashiba's experiment on her.

Suddenly, the young man becomes wolf beast. He defends Mashiro against the ennemies and saves her. The young man presents himself, Fang a supernatural investigator.


The Minotaur´s Labyrinth

A young couple was murdered during the night by a Minotarus near of what it seems to be a old labyrinth. The morning after, Mashiro and her new friend, Fang come to the conclusion that the Minotarus is a zoanthrope like us. The two go to inspect the crime scene and use the journalist licence of Fang for going through the security.

After a short research, the Minotarus appears behind them armed with a road sign using like a hammer. Fang quickly reacts and changes in his wolf form. The two zoanthropes fight against each other but it's Mashiro who knocks-out him when she imitating a matador.

Semi-conscious the Minotarus becomes human again shares that he was a Hashiba's victim and this ruin was a testing ground.


The Vampire and the Lion - The Appearance of LionHead

During her night routine, a nurse discovers a beast surrounded by blood. The mornign after, Mashiro and Fang come to visit Akino. Akino is in hospital since the first chapter incident. While playing Bloody Roar 3, Akino reveals that there's a rumor about a vampire prowling in the place.

Fang and Mashiro starts their research. Mashiro talks to a kind man while searching, but he reveals himself as a horrible bat zoanthrope and start to attack her. She's rescued by a Lion zoanthrope, LionHead. At first, Mashiro isn't trusting and transforms herself in rabbit for cope him. Finally she gives him her trust and the two knock out he bat zoanthrope.

When the two find Fang, the latter accepts LionHead as their ally.


A Rainy Day - The Legend of the Mermaid

On a rainy day, Fang answers to a cry for help from a girl, Aoi. She was attacked by a strange men. In the hospital with Akino, Mashiro listen to the news who talk about the discovery of a siren mummified.

When Fang comes back with Aoi, Mashiro is jealous but finally finds a pleasant personality in her.



'The Hamlet from the Abyss - Invocation since a Blue Sea'



The Black Cat - The Betrayal of my Best Friend


Volume 2

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The Relic - The Appearance of Genbu



The Last Flight - Shuou of Suzaku, the Wise Men 



The Dragon Tears - Romance with Yato of Seiryu



Black and White - Shirakumo's Kindergarten of Byakko



Fight between Mashiro and Fang - Between The Rage and Love



The Downfall of Oagito No Magami


Bonus Chapter

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The Zoanthrope Kingdom



Bloody Roar Series
Main Series Bloody RoarBloody Roar 2Bloody Roar 3Bloody Roar 4
Related Games Bloody Roar: Extrem/Primal FuryDreamMix TV World Fighters
Characters Alice the RabbitBakuryu (Ryuzo) the MoleBakuryu (Kenji) the MoleBusuzima the ChameleonCronos the PenguinFang the WolfGado the LionGanesha the ElephantGreg the GorillaHans the FoxJenny the BatKohryu the Iron MoleLong the TigerMana the NinetailMitsuko the BoarNagi the SpuriousReiji the CrowRyoho the DragonShenlong the TigerShina the LeopardStun the InsectUranus the ChimeraUriko the CatXion the UnbornYugo the Wolf
Other Media Bloody Roar: The Fang (manga)