Shamo is a seinen manga witten by Hashimoto Izou and Tanaka Akio.
At the age of sixteen, Ryou Narushima was a genius and looked to have no trouble of getting into Tokyo University and joining the elite of society. However, that summer something cracked inside Ryou's head. With a small knife, he brutally murdered both of his parents only leaving his sister alive and cowering in a corner. It is at this grotesque incident that our story begins.