Is Banana Fish based on a true story?
The physical appearance of many of the characters in Banana Fish is based on real-life public figures: Ash’s appearance is based on tennis player Stefan Edberg in the earliest chapters of the series before shifting to a design based on actor River Phoenix, while Eiji is based on actor Hironobu Nomura.
When did Banana Fish end?
Banana Fish (バナナフィッシュ, Banana Fish) is a manga series written and illustrated by Akimi Yoshida. It was first published in 1985 running until it’s completion in 1994.
How old is Eiji Banana Fish now?
Appearance. Eiji is a slim Japanese youth with black hair and large dark brown eyes. Despite being an adult at the age of 19, he is often mistaken for a young teenager, even in Japan.