Resident Evil, Vol. 1: The Marhawa Desire - known in Japan as BIOHAZARD marhawa desire 1 - is the first volume of the Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire manga series written by Naoki Serizawa. Containing the first six chapters for Shōnen Champion, it was published by Akita Shōten as a tankōbon in June 2012. It has been localized and released in November 18, 2014 by Viz Media.

Plot summary

"At the prestigious and elite Marhawa Academy in Singapore, a female student suffers a horrifying transformation. Called in to investigate, Professor Doug Wright and his nephew Ricky find themselves caught up in a deadly and growing tragedy. As things get rapidly out of hand, Chris Redfield and his team from the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance..."
— Official Viz description[1]


English title Japanese title First printing Noteworthy events
Part 1: Academy of Tragedy エピソード1 惨劇の学園 Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 13
Part 2: Virus Terror エピソード2 ウィルスの恐怖 Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 14
Part 3: Power and Loyalty エピソード3 権力と忠誠 Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 15
Part 4: Respective Resolve エピソード4 それぞれの決意 Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 16
Part 5: Beginning of the Fight エピソード5 戦いの始まり Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 17
Part 6: Underground Suicide Corps Episode 6: Underground Suicide Corps (エピソード6 アンダーグラウンド決死隊 Episōdo 6 Andāguraundo kesshi-tai?) Shōnen Champion Extra 2012, Issue 18


  1. Resident Evil. Retrieved on 2014-10-22.
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