A case of insomnia swept across the globe. As a side effect of the drug developed to suppress this sickness of causes unknown, the “Bloodivores” were born. Born from Bloodivore and human parents, protagonist Mi Liu was known as “The Child of Hope” tying Bloodivore and humankind together. However, when Mi Liu is arrested as the principal offender in a bank robbery, he is taken to a special prison for observing Bloodivores.
Nightmare was not just an American hit, it was a Japanese hit too. And as typical for Japan, the tie-in manga was inevitable. It was released in 2004 in Japan. The art followed the original designs by Tim Burton, and was faithful to the film. The mangaka was Jun Asuka. There was a release of the manga once in the US by Disney, but it's never looked as good in English as it will in a matter of weeks.