Speed Grapher is a 2005 anime series created by Gonzo. The series ran for 24 episodes from April to October 2005 on TV Asahi. It tells the story of former war photographer, Tatsumi Saiga and his quest to save Kagura Tennōzu from Chōji Suitengu and the members of a fetish club, the Roppongi Club. In 2006, the series was licensed for release in North America by Funimation Entertainment and aired on the Independent Film Channel between March 7 and August 15, 2008.
The series was adapted into a manga by Tomozo. Originally serialized by MediaWorks in Monthly Dengeki Comic GAO!, it was released to three tankōbon between September 2005 and September 2006. The manga series was then licensed to Tokyopop, who released the three volumes to North America between September 2008 and March 2009. A light novel was also created and was written by Minoru Niki. It was published by Hayakawa Publishing and released on July 21, 2005. In North America, the light novel was also licensed to Tokyopop, who published it on November 11, 2008.