Under Execution Under Jailbreak (死刑執行中脱獄進行中 Shikei Shikkōchū Datsugoku Shinkōchū) is a short story collection written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. The volume has seven chapters containing four unrelated stories.
A theatrical adaptation of several of the short stories in the collection was performed from November to December of 2015.
- "Under Execution Under Jailbreak"
- "Dolce and His Master"
- "Dead Man's Questions"
- "Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan - Episode 16: At a Confessional"
- "Author's Note"
Under Execution Under Jailbreak is a one-shot chapter featuring a prisoner attempting to escape from a strange jail full of deadly traps. His jail is actually the execution room. After he is severely wounded, he discovers a hole in the wall, which is his only chance to escape. However, he is too scared to try going through it.
Dolce and His Master is about a wrecked yacht in the midst of the ocean. A cat named Dolce and his master are the sole survivors. It has two chapters, and was originally published in Allman magazine in 1996.
Dead Man's Questions features Yoshikage Kira from Diamond Is Unbreakable who, despite having had his soul dragged to hell by the mysterious forces of the Ghost Girl's Alley, is still trapped on Earth, although now as a ghost without any of his memories from his prior life. It has three chapters, and was originally published in Allman magazine in 1999.
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan - Episode 16: At a Confessional is the first chapter of the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan series, a JoJo's Bizarre Adventure spin-off starring Rohan Kishibe as the main protagonist. In this chapter, the mangaka hears a horror story from a mysterious sinner's confession. It was originally published in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1997.
|Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan|
|Under Execution Under Jailbreak|
|Earlier works by Araki|
|Other short stories|