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Space Brothers (Uchū Kyōdai 宇宙兄弟) is a Japanese manga series by Chūya Koyama serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Morning.

It has been nominated twice for the Manga Taishō, in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, it won the award for best general manga at the 56th Shogakukan Manga Awards and at the Kodansha Manga Award (shared with Chica Umino's March Comes in Like a Lion).

An anime adaption by A-1 Pictures, directed by Doraemon veteran Ayumu Watanabe began airing in Japan from April 1, 2012 and is being simulcast by Crunchyroll.

It was adapted a live action film that premiered on May 5, 2012, produced by Toho, the adaptation was written by Chuya Koyama and directed by Yoshitaka Mori. The film won the 'Best of Puchon' and 'NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice' awards at the 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.

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