"A super exciting action comedy starring the inmates and guards of the world's most formidable prison."
Nanbaka 「ナンバカ」 is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shou Futamata and has collected 4 volumes thus far, and updates weekly on Saturday. A 13-episode anime television series adaptation premiered in the Fall season on October 5, 2016.
Shou Futamata began serializing the manga on NHN PlayArt's Comico manga app on October 13, 2013. The series is published in print by Futabasha. Crunchyroll Manga acquired the series for digital publication in English.
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Nanbaka (Season 2) began broadcast in Japan on January 4, 2017 and aired Wednesdays at 02:00 (JST).
Jyugo (ジューゴ Jūgo) is the main protagonist of the anime and web manga series. He is in Nanba Prison on larceny charges and is a skilled escape artist who specializes in locks, having broken out of every other prison he'd been sent to.
Jyugo is a confident, cheerful, and impulsive young man who tends to get bored easily. Despite his flaws, his cellmates hold him in high regard and enjoy his company, saying he's someone that's good with people and understands them.
Nanbaka's Web Manga updates weekly every Saturday on Comico.