Rainbow Parakeet (七色いんこ Nana-iro Inko?) is a manga series created by Osamu Tezuka dealing with the adventures of the eponymous phantom thief.

The manga is collected in seven volumes. It has been published in France by Asuka.


Rainbow Parakeet is a genius actor and a fantastic mimic, but also a thief. He can act out any role to the best of his abilities, while robbing the richest members of the audience during his performances. His methods are a mystery, even to the detectives charged with apprehending him: Police Inspector Senri and his daughter, Police Detective Mariko Senri.


Rainbow Parakeet
Police Inspector Senri
Police Detective Mariko Senri

Inspector Senri's daughter. While she is passionate about capturing Rainbow Parakeet, she is also in love with him.


A dog who is as good at disguising himself as Parakeet. Tamasaburo soon joins Parakeet in his work.

Chochin Odawara
Mozuku Tengusa
Clown Tommy

Appearances in other media

Astro Boy (1980 TV series)

Parakeet appeared like detective Sherlock Homespun in a chapter, where he was an English cyborg private detective who helps Astro to recover an artificial sun created to help exploration in Pluto.

Astro Boy (2003 TV series)

Parakeet is featured in several episodes of the 2003 TV incarnation of Astro Boy as the terrorist Kato.

See also

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