The cover of the 1985 comic book The Karate Kid, which was based on a Japanese television anime of the same name.
The book has sold over one billion copies worldwide.
The book is based on the popular manga series by Masaaki Yuasa and the anime adaptation of the book was adapted into a live-action film in 2002 starring Michael Douglas.
The original manga, written by Yuasa, tells the story of Kōsei Shōgai, a boy who fights evil monsters in a school by the name of Kaku, and his best friend, Kōshi Kōsaku.
The original manga has been translated into Japanese, English and Spanish.
In Japan, the manga has become a classic.
It is considered one of the most popular manga in Japan.
Its popularity spread overseas as well, as it became a best-seller in its home country.
In 2005, it was translated into English by American manga writer David Weber and published in print by Image Comics in Japan in 2006.
Its success also spread to China, where the manga is now being translated into many languages.
In 2010, the Japanese anime adaptation was adapted to film by director Akira Kurosawa and starred Michael Douglas, who was born in New York.
In 2016, the film was made into a television anime series, titled The Legend of Kaze no Owarimono.
It premiered on the Disney Channel in Japan last year.