Aoi Honoo


Drama: Blue Blaze (literal title)
Romaji: Aoi Honoo
Japanese: アオイホノオ
Director: Yuichi Fukuda
Writer: Kazuhiko Shimamoto (manga), Yuichi Fukuda
Network: TV Tokyo
Episodes: 11
Release Date: July 18 – September 27, 2014
Runtime: Fridays 24:12
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan


Set in the early 1980’s, Moyuru (Yuya Yagira) is a student at an art school in Osaka. He is full of passion and desire in his pursuit to become a manga writer. He also doesn’t lack confidence in his abilities. Right before summer vacation, Moyuru makes a decision. He decides to take his manga manuscripts to a publishing company in Tokyo.