Other Name: 1; Ichi The Killer; Koroshiya Ichi Bangaihen
Author: YAMAMOTO Hideo
Year of release: 2015
Growing up a target of bullying, a senior high student, Shiroishi Hajime, is a skilled karateka, but goes completely weak at the knees with fear when it comes to fighting. Among all this, a power junkie and classmate of Ichi who does nothing but fighting, Akakuma Dai, sets his eyes on Ichi!! When Ichi starts to shed tears, all of a sudden a violent impulse that resided inside him is unleashed!!!! This is the complete collection composing of the prelude to the masterpiece: "Ichi The Killer", and for the first time ever in book form: "Koroshiya Ichi - The Birth"!!