Dororo is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka. Dororo manga series has been followed by an anime adaptation and a live-action movie released in 2007. The story of Dororo follows young boy Hyakkimaru and is set in the Sengoku period. Hyakkimaru was born severely deformed because his father made a pact with demons in order to rule the country. Hyakkimaru was sent down the river by his mother and was eventually found by Jukai who built him prostheses made out of the remains of deceased children. Due to his condition, history, prostheses, and medical magic that influenced him Hyakkimaru is an extremely resilient and talented fighter with the purpose to destroy demons and reclaim his stolen body.