· The Law of Ueki anime DVD from Geneon debuted in the U.S. in 2006. The series has sold through over 7k units to date.· Manga that promotes recycling! The protagonist has the power to turn garbage into trees.
· Serialized in Shonen Sunday in Japan
· Published in French· Fukichi is an award winning author, received the Shonen Sunday College Manga Prize in 1999.
A group powerful beings called tenkaijin are holding a special tournament. The rules of the game--each tenkaijin selects a kid in junior high to be his champion and grants him a special power. Every time they win a battle, they gain a new ability. The ultimate winner of the tournament is granted any power of his choosing, and the tenkajin who he represents succeeds in becoming the next god. Kosuke Ueki has been chosen to fight in the tournament. His special power--the ability to turn garbage into trees.
In an abandoned ghost town, Team Ueki faces off against Team Marilyn, which pulverizes all opponents in minutes. What's the secret to Marilyn's incredible success? Ueki's friends are about to find out the hard way, as Marilyn descends on Rinko at super speed and Ueki fights the knife expert Baron. But with a little extra training from Lee Ho, Ueki makes a transformation that just might give him the edge!