Sawada Tsunayoshi was an average and whiny first year junior-high student with a boring life and not-too-good grades. All that drastically changed when his mother hired a home tutor, and got a baby Mafia hitman.
Worse for poor Tsuna, the hitman, now named Reborn, claims that Tsuna is next in line to become the head of the Vongola, one of the oldest, most respected, and most powerful branches of the Italian mafia. Reborn’s job is to change Tsuna from whiny kid to mafia boss.
Along the way Reborn will recruit allies among friends and enemies, to help and to protect Tsuna from rogue criminals, elite assassins, internal power struggles, and the overthrow of the entire organization.
Along the way, the reader will encounter bullets that make you live out your last regret, bats that turn into swords, literally deadly cooking, illusion-casters, 10-year-skip bazookas, weather power rings, time-travels, a building with moving rooms, and animals out of small boxes.
Read that last paragraph over. Yes, this manga has those, and more.
Oh, yes, and many good-looking young men.
Welcome to Amano Akira’s Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn!
The series is best known for its comedy, its likeable characters, its good power-up system, and its fresh take on stereotypes. Created with Shonen Jump’s FEMALE readership in mind, it is most notorious for those likeable, good-looking, well-created characters.
The manga is running in Weekly Shonen Jump since 2004. The anime was aired on TV Tokyo 2006-2010. Enjoy the ride with us.