Yugo the Negotiator has never lost a case. He has vowed to complete any mission he undertakes, no matter what. A woman came to him one day asking for him to save her father who was being held hostage by a rebel group trying to overthrow a Middle-Eastern government. Aided by his many contacts, Yugo heads to the Middle East with no idea where to start, but he'll discover he's not alone on his mission.
Runtime: 25 minutes
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Yugo (勇午, Yūgo) is a manga written by Shinji Makari and illustrated by Akana Shu, serialized in Kodansha's Afternoon magazine from 1994 to 2004. The series transferred to Kodansha's Evening magazine wherein the subtitle “the Negotiator” is added in. Subsequent compilations of the original manga also add this phrase. The manga was adapted into an animated television series in 2004 as Yugo the Negotiator. The anime comprises the manga's first two major arcs, which fit within 13 episodes. The series follows Yugo Beppu, a hostage negotiator, in various cases around the world. Having both a very tough body and determination, and his keen insight, Yugo often goes to great length to rescue those he was asked to.
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First announced in November 2003, a 13-episode anime adaptation titled Yugo the Negotiator (勇午 ～交渉人～, Yugo ～Koushounin～) was created. Produced in two parts, “Pakistan Chapter” (パキスタン編, Pakisutan Hen) and “Russia Chapter” (ロシア編, Roshia Hen), it had two animation studios, two directors, and two writers. G&G Direction produced the Pakistan Chapter with Seiji Kishi as director, and Kazuharu Sato as writer. Artland produced the Russia Chapter with Shinya Hanai as director and Kenichi Kanemaki as writer. It was originally broadcast between February 24, and March 25, 2004 on Kids Station. Six DVD volumes were released from May 25, to October 29, 2004 by Ken Media. ADV Films licensed the series for a North American release in March 2005, releasing the first volume in both a regular edition and an edition with a box on July 26. After releasing the last volume on March 21, 2006, ADV released the complete series in a DVD box set on October 2, 2007, and on March 24, 2009. The first three episodes of Yugo the Negotiator were screened at the Barbican Centre on February 26, 2008 in London; Helen McCarthy, an anime expert, did an introduction of the show for the audience.
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