Everyone has a little monster inside them. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) T+ audience. Mikito Sakurai is tired of being a punching bag for all the delinquents on campus. But what can he do? By nature he's a gentle and easygoing high school student. That all changes the night he swallows a mysterious orb and meets Zakuro, a strange kid who promises to grant his most heartfelt desire. When you wake up, says the pint-sized apparition, you'll be stronger and better than a human. Mikito and Kugai encounter a powerful being called Suguri, who has been spreading ogre seeds and killing monsters wherever he goes. He wants to destroy Mikito, but he must battle Kugai and a special hunter named Gogyo first. Will Mikito unleash his awesome ogre powers?
Award-winning manga artist Yoshinori Natsume made his debut in 1995 with UTENSHOYUKI in Shonen Sunday Super. TOGARI and his more recent series KUROZAKURO, both originally serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday, have been translated and are popular with fans throughout Asia and Europe.