Pandas are guileless, docile creaturescor so youfd think.
This totally new take on comedy is a collection of short stories rooted
in conversations between a young man and a sarcastic, unceremoniously
blunt panda. Fans run the gamut from theater to comedy to sub-culture
First popularized as an Internet manga, Yasagure Panda was published in
2005, selling over 260,000 copies to date. DVD adaptations entitled
White Version and Black Version were released in 2007, and due to
popular demand, Gold and Silver Versions were subsequently released in 2008.
The DVD features Masato Sakai -- a talented actor currently engaged in
multiple TV, film and theater roles -- as the gyoung manh. The versatile
Katsuhisa Namase lends his voice to Yasagure (Cynical) Panda. The DVD
was written and directed by the actor/TV comedy writer Keisuke Horibe.